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Stocks Going Ex-Dividend The First Week Of February

Published Mon, 30 Jan 2017 07:31:33 -0500 on Seeking Alpha

Here is our latest update on the stock trading technique called "Buying Dividends," also commonly referred to as "Dividend Capture." This is the process of buying stocks before the ex-dividend date and selling the stock shortly after the ex-date at about the same price, yet being entitled to the dividend. This technique generally works only in bull markets and can work in flat or choppy markets, but you need to avoid using it during bear markets. The key to being successful with this strategy is to only buy stocks that dip significantly prior to the ex-dividend date.
To be entitled to the dividend, you have to buy the stock before the ex-dividend date, and you can't sell the stock until on or after the ex-date. The actual dividend may not be paid for another few weeks.
WallStreetNewsNetwork has compiled a downloadable and sortable list of stocks going ex-dividend in the near future. The list contains many dividend-paying companies, many with market caps of over $500 million and yielding over 1%. Here are a few examples showing the stock symbol, the ex-dividend date, the quarterly dividend amount and the annual yield:
Brown & Brown, Inc. (NYSE: BRO) 2/1/2023 0.135 1.16% D.R. Horton, Inc. (NYSE: DHI) 2/1/2026 0.1 1.10% Heidrick & Struggles Intl. (Nasdaq: HSII) 2/1/2034 0.13 2.32% Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) 2/1/2040 0.61 1.96% Pfizer, Inc. (NYSE: PFE) 2/1/2044 0.32 3.82% Progressive Corporation (The) (NYSE: PGR) 2/1/2045 0.681... Read more

Stock name Last trade   P/E Earnings/Share Dividend/Share Dividend yield
PFIZER 34.26   29.5 1.16 1.28 3.81
WELLS FARGO 57.81   14.5 3.99 1.52 2.60
HEIDRICK & STRUGGLES INTERNATIONAL 21.50   25.0 0.86 0.52 2.38
NORFOLK SOUTHERN 120.08   21.4 5.62 2.44 1.99
PROGRESSIVE 39.05   22.1 1.77 0.68 1.75
DR HORTON 31.39   12.7 2.48 0.40 1.29
BROWN & BROWN 43.42   23.9 1.82 0.54 1.25
BAKER HUGHES 59.80   0.0 -6.28 0.68 1.12
CITIGROUP 59.56   12.6 4.72 0.64 1.06

PFIZER - PFE  


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