Ex-Dividend Reminder: EnPro Industries, Tennant and Huntington Ingalls Industries

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/28/15, EnPro Industries Inc (NPO), Tennant Co. (TNC), and Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. (HII) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. EnPro Industries Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.20 on 6/15/15, Tennant Co. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.20 on 6/15/15, and Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.40 on 6/12/15.

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As a percentage of NPO's recent stock price of $62.13, this dividend works out to approximately 0.32%, so look for shares of EnPro Industries Inc to trade 0.32% lower — all else being equal — when NPO shares open for trading on 5/28/15. Similarly, investors should look for TNC to open 0.31% lower in price and for HII to open 0.33% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for NPO, TNC, and HII, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

EnPro Industries Inc (NPO):

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Tennant Co. (TNC):

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Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. (HII):

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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 1.29% for EnPro Industries Inc, 1.23% for Tennant Co., and 1.31% for Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc..

In Tuesday trading, EnPro Industries Inc shares are currently down about 0.6%, Tennant Co. shares are off about 0.5%, and Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. shares are off about 0.6% on the day.

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