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10 Notable Stocks Trading Ex-Dividend Wednesday, September 21

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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 Wednesday.

  • Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) - $0.1200 dividend, 5.6537 percent yield
  • Heartland Express, Inc. (NASDAQ: HTLD) - $0.0200 dividend, 0.4244 percent yield
  • New Jersey Resources Corp (NYSE: NJR) - $0.2550 dividend, 3.0339 percent yield
  • Flexsteel Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLXS) - $0.2000 dividend, 1.6051 percent yield
  • Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc (NYSE: HOT) - $0.3750 dividend, 1.9955 percent yield
  • Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc (NYSE: ZBH) - $0.2400 dividend, 0.7485 percent yield
  • Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE: AAP) - $0.0600 dividend, 0.1431 percent yield
  • Piedmont Natural Gas Company, Inc. (NYSE: PNY) - $0.3400 dividend, 2.2621 percent yield
  • Medifast Inc (NYSE: MED) - $0.2500 dividend, 2.6882 percent yield
  • DDR Corp (NYSE: DDR) - $0.1900 dividend, 3.9604 percent yield

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