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Analyzing EMCOR Gr's Ex-Dividend Date


EMCOR Gr (NYSE:EME) declared a dividend payable on January 29, 2021 to its shareholders as of December 16, 2020. It was also announced that shareholders of EMCOR Gr's stock as of January 19, 2021 are entitled to the dividend. The stock is expected to become ex-dividend 2 business day(s) before the record date. The ex-dividend date for EMCOR Gr is set for January 15, 2021. The company's current dividend payout sits at $0.13, equating to a dividend yield of 0.58% at current price levels.

The Significance Of An Ex-Dividend Date

Ex-dividend dates signal when company shares cease to trade with their current dividend payouts. There is a small intermission period before companies announce new dividends. Usually, a company's ex-dividend date falls one business day before its record date. Investors should keep this in mind when purchasing stocks because buying them on or after ex-dividend dates does not qualify them to receive the declared payment. Newly declared dividends go to shareholders who have owned that stock before the ex-dividend date. Most ex-dividend dates operate on a quarterly basis.

EMCOR Gr's Dividend History

Over the past year, EMCOR Gr has seen its dividend payouts and yields climb upward overall. Last year (January 16, 2020), the company's payout sat at $0.08, which has since increased by $0.05. EMCOR Gr's dividend yield last year was 0.37%, which has since grown by 0.21%.
Companies use dividend yields in different strategic ways. Some companies may opt to not give yields altogether to reinvest in themselves. Other companies may opt to increase or decrease their yield amounts to control how their shares circulate throughout the stock market.

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