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10 Notable Stocks Trading Ex-Dividend Thursday, August 18

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It’s critical to know whether a stock you plan on buying has an ex-dividend status, because in case it does, the dividend would be paid out to the seller. The person who owns the stock on the ex-dividend date will be awarded the payment, which means that you’ll have to wait for the next dividend cycle to receive your first dividend payout from the company.

On the other hand, share prices typically decline just after the ex-dividend date is declared, and usually by an amount equal to the expected dividend. So, this may give you the opportunity to identify a good entry point. If you’re planning on selling shares on or after the ex-dividend date, you'll receive the dividend payout from the company.

Here is the list of stocks going ex-dividend on Thursday.

  • Dean Foods Co (NYSE: DF) - $0.0900 dividend, 1.9879 percent yield
  • Radian Group Inc (NYSE: RDN) - $0.0025 dividend, 0.0772 percent yield
  • Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (ADR) (NYSE: TEVA) - $0.3400 dividend, 2.5387 percent yield
  • Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ: SYMC) - $0.0750 dividend, 1.4265 percent yield
  • Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE: PBI) - $0.1875 dividend, 4.0984 percent yield
  • H&E Equipment Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: HEES) - $0.2750 dividend, 6.4140 percent yield
  • Dunkin Brands Group Inc (NASDAQ: DNKN) - $0.3000 dividend, 2.5494 percent yield
  • Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MCHP) - $0.3600 dividend, 2.5460 percent yield
  • AmerisourceBergen Corp. (NYSE: ABC) - $0.3400 dividend, 1.5130 percent yield
  • Deluxe Corporation (NYSE: DLX) - $0.3000 dividend, 1.7815 percent yield

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