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10 Notable Stocks Trading Ex-Dividend Thursday, November 3

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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.

  • Blackstone Group LP (NYSE: BX) - $0.4100 dividend, 6.4720 percent yield. On Monday, TeamHealth Holdings Inc (NYSE: TMH) agreed be purchased by Blackstone at $43.50 per share in cash.
  • Waste Connections Inc (USA) (NYSE: WCN) - $0.1800 dividend, 0.9562 percent yield. On Tuesday, Goldman Sachs initiated coverage on Waste Connections with a Buy rating and a $90.00 price target.
  • Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE: BHI) - $0.1700 dividend, 1.2418 percent yield. General Electric Company (NYSE: GE) confirmed on Monday that it has entered into an agreement in which its oil and gas business will combine with Baker Hughes to create a world-leading oilfield technology provider.
  • Papa John's Int'l, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) - $0.2000 dividend, 1.0647 percent yield. Papa John's posted strong Q3 results on Tuesday.
  • Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ: TXN) - $0.5000 dividend, 2.7890 percent yield. Texas Instruments shares have surged 21.85 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has gained 0.36 percent in the same period.
  • Metlife Inc (NYSE: MET) - $0.4000 dividend, 3.4565 percent yield. Metlife is expected to release quarterly earnings after the closing bell.
  • Eaton Corporation, PLC (NYSE: ETN) - $0.5700 dividend, 3.5979 percent yield. On Tuesday, Eaton posted Q3 earnings of $1.15 per share on revenue of $5.0 billion.
  • California Water Service Group (NYSE: CWT) - $0.1725 dividend, 2.1277 percent yield. California Water shares have climbed 21.85 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has gained 0.36 percent in the same period.
  • Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) - $0.5700 dividend, 1.9281 percent yield. Goldman Sachs maintained a Buy rating on Apple with a price target of $124.
  • NutriSystem Inc. (NASDAQ: NTRI) - $0.1750 dividend, 2.2047 percent yield. NutriSystem shares have jumped 28.08 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has gained 0.36 percent in the same period.

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