Ex-Dividend Reminder: Libbey, QEP Resources And Denbury Resources

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/21/15, Libbey Inc. ( LBY), QEP Resources Inc ( QEP), and Denbury Resources, Inc. ( DNR) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Libbey Inc. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.11 on 6/9/15, QEP Resources Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.02 on 6/5/15, and Denbury Resources, Inc. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.0625 on 6/30/15.

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As a percentage of LBY's recent stock price of $41.82, this dividend works out to approximately 0.26%, so look for shares of Libbey Inc. to trade 0.26% lower — all else being equal — when LBY shares open for trading on 5/21/15. Similarly, investors should look for QEP to open 0.10% lower in price and for DNR to open 0.87% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for LBY, QEP, and DNR, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

Libbey Inc. (LBY):

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QEP Resources Inc (QEP):

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Denbury Resources, Inc. (DNR):

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In general, dividends are not always predictable, following the ups and downs of company profits over time. Therefore, a good first due diligence step in forming an expectation of annual yield going forward, is looking at the history above, for a sense of stability over time. This can help in judging whether the most recent dividends from these companies are likely to continue. If they do continue, the current estimated yields on annualized basis would be 1.05% for Libbey Inc., 0.40% for QEP Resources Inc, and 3.47% for Denbury Resources, Inc. .

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