Ex-Dividend Reminder: Briggs & Stratton, AAON and PolyOne

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 6/10/15, Briggs & Stratton Corp. (BGG), AAON, Inc. (AAON), and PolyOne Corp. (POL) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Briggs & Stratton Corp. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.125 on 6/26/15, AAON, Inc. will pay its semi-annual dividend of $0.11 on 7/1/15, and PolyOne Corp. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.10 on 7/8/15.

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As a percentage of BGG's recent stock price of $18.58, this dividend works out to approximately 0.67%, so look for shares of Briggs & Stratton Corp. to trade 0.67% lower — all else being equal — when BGG shares open for trading on 6/10/15. Similarly, investors should look for AAON to open 0.46% lower in price and for POL to open 0.26% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for BGG, AAON, and POL, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

Briggs & Stratton Corp. (BGG):

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AAON, Inc. (AAON):

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PolyOne Corp. (POL):

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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 2.69% for Briggs & Stratton Corp., 0.92% for AAON, Inc., and 1.02% for PolyOne Corp..

In Monday trading, Briggs & Stratton Corp. shares are currently up about 0.1%, AAON, Inc. shares are off about 0.2%, and PolyOne Corp. shares are up about 0.1% on the day.

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