Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 11/26/14, Nelnet Inc ( NNI), FirstMerit Corp ( FMER), and Platinum Underwriters Holdings, Ltd. ( PTP) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Nelnet Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.10 on 12/15/14, FirstMerit Corp will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.16 on 12/15/14, and Platinum Underwriters Holdings, Ltd. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.08 on 12/31/14.As a percentage of NNI's recent stock price of $45.39, this dividend works out to approximately 0.22%, so look for shares of Nelnet Inc to trade 0.22% lower — all else being equal — when NNI shares open for trading on 11/26/14. Similarly, investors should look for FMER to open 0.87% lower in price and for PTP to open 0.11% lower, all else being equal. Below are dividend history charts for NNI, FMER, and PTP, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared. Nelnet Inc (NNI):
FirstMerit Corp (FMER):
In Monday trading, Nelnet Inc shares are currently trading flat, FirstMerit Corp shares are up about 1.2%, and Platinum Underwriters Holdings, Ltd. shares are up about 19.2% on the day.