Ex-Dividend Reminder: Standex International, Golar LNG Partners and Eaton

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 11/3/16, Standex International Corp. (SXI), Golar LNG Partners LP (GMLP), and Eaton Corp plc (ETN) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Standex International Corp. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.16 on 11/25/16, Golar LNG Partners LP will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.5775 on 11/14/16, and Eaton Corp plc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.57 on 11/18/16.

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As a percentage of SXI's recent stock price of $76.60, this dividend works out to approximately 0.21%, so look for shares of Standex International Corp. to trade 0.21% lower — all else being equal — when SXI shares open for trading on 11/3/16. Similarly, investors should look for GMLP to open 2.80% lower in price and for ETN to open 0.92% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for SXI, GMLP, and ETN, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

Standex International Corp. (SXI):

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Golar LNG Partners LP (GMLP):

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Eaton Corp plc (ETN):

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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 0.84% for Standex International Corp., 11.19% for Golar LNG Partners LP, and 3.70% for Eaton Corp plc.

In Tuesday trading, Standex International Corp. shares are currently up about 0.3%, Golar LNG Partners LP shares are up about 0.4%, and Eaton Corp plc shares are off about 3.3% on the day.

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