Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 6/5/17, SEI Investments Company (SEIC - Get Report), Meta Financial Group Inc (CASH), and Kearny Financial Corp (KRNY) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. SEI Investments Company will pay its semi-annual dividend of $0.28 on 6/16/17, Meta Financial Group Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.13 on 7/3/17, and Kearny Financial Corp will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.03 on 6/21/17.

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As a percentage of SEIC's recent stock price of $50.16, this dividend works out to approximately 0.56%, so look for shares of SEI Investments Company to trade 0.56% lower — all else being equal — when SEIC shares open for trading on 6/5/17. Similarly, investors should look for CASH to open 0.15% lower in price and for KRNY to open 0.22% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for SEIC, CASH, and KRNY, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

SEI Investments Company (SEIC - Get Report):

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Meta Financial Group Inc (CASH):

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Kearny Financial Corp (KRNY):

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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 1.12% for SEI Investments Company, 0.61% for Meta Financial Group Inc, and 0.86% for Kearny Financial Corp .

In Thursday trading, SEI Investments Company shares are currently up about 0.1%, Meta Financial Group Inc shares are up about 0.2%, and Kearny Financial Corp shares are trading flat on the day.