Reminder - Donnelley & Sons (RRD) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/11/17, Donnelley & Sons Company (RRD) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.14, payable on 9/1/17. As a percentage of RRD's recent stock price of $9.40, this dividend works out to approximately 1.49%, so look for shares of Donnelley & Sons Company to trade 1.49% lower — all else being equal — when RRD shares open for trading on 8/11/17.

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Below is a dividend history chart for RRD, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.14 declared by Donnelley & Sons Company:

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In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from RRD is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 5.96% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of RRD shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Donnelley & Sons Company 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, RRD's low point in its 52 week range is $9.10 per share, with $25.09 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $9.39.

In Wednesday trading, Donnelley & Sons Company shares are currently down about 0.8% on the day.

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