Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/5/15, Matson Inc (MATX), Landstar System, Inc. (LSTR), and Golar LNG Partners LP (GMLP) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Matson Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.17 on 6/4/15, Landstar System, Inc. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.07 on 5/29/15, and Golar LNG Partners LP will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.5775 on 5/14/15.As a percentage of MATX's recent stock price of $40.96, this dividend works out to approximately 0.42%, so look for shares of Matson Inc to trade 0.42% lower — all else being equal — when MATX shares open for trading on 5/5/15. Similarly, investors should look for LSTR to open 0.11% lower in price and for GMLP to open 1.97% lower, all else being equal. Below are dividend history charts for MATX, LSTR, and GMLP, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared. Matson Inc (MATX):
Landstar System, Inc. (LSTR):
In Friday trading, Matson Inc shares are currently up about 1.1%, Landstar System, Inc. shares are up about 0.8%, and Golar LNG Partners LP shares are up about 0.1% on the day.