On 1/26/23, Pfizer, Unum Group and Signature Bank will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Pfizer Inc pays its quarterly dividend of $0.41 on 3/3/23, Unum Group pays its quarterly dividend of $0.33 on 2/17/23 and Signature Bank pays its quarterly dividend of $0.70 on 10- 02-23.
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As a percentage of PFE’s recent share price of $44.90, this dividend works out to about 0.91%, so look for shares of Pfizer Inc that are trading 0.91% lower — all else being equal — when PFE- shares open for trading on 1/26/23 . Similarly, investors should look for UNM to open 0.82% lower in price and SBNY to open 0.55% lower, all else being equal.
Below are dividend history charts for PFE, UNM and SBNY, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent declared dividends.
In general, dividends are not always predictable due to the ups and downs of corporate earnings over time. Therefore, a good first due diligence step in forming an expected annual return in the future is to look at the history above, for a sense of stability over time. This can help assess whether these companies’ most recent dividends are likely to continue. If they continue, current estimated annualized returns would be 3.65% for Pfizer Inc, 3.28% for Unum Group and 2.20% for Signature Bank.
In Tuesday trading, Pfizer shares are currently down about 0.2%, Unum Group shares about 1.1% and Signature Bank shares about 1.5% on the day. Learn more about Top Dividends.