Ex-dividend reminder: Equitable Holdings, American Equity Investment Life Holding and Voya Financial
THElooking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend channel, on 11/26/21, Equitable Holdings Inc (ticker: EQH), American Equity Investment Life Holding Co (ticker: AEL) and Voya Financial Inc (ticker: VOYA) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective next dividends. Equitable Holdings Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $ 0.18 on 12/06/21, American Equity Investment Life Holding Co will pay its annual dividend of $ 0.34 on 12/13/21 and Voya Financial Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of 0 , $ 20 on 12/29/21. As a percentage of the recent EQH stock price of $ 33.63, that dividend stands at around 0.54%, so look for Equitable Holdings Inc stocks that are trading 0.54% lower – all things being. otherwise equal – when EQH shares open for trading on 11/26/21. Likewise, investors should look for a lower AEL opening price of 0.94% and a lower VOYA opening price. 0.30%, all other things being equal.
When a component of the S&P 1500 reaches 20 years of dividend growth, it becomes a contender to join the elite Dividend Aristocrats Index. American Equity Investment Life Holding Co (symbol: AEL) is a “future aristocratic candidate for the dividend, “with over 17 years of increases.
Below are the dividend history charts for EQH, AEL and VOYA, showing historical dividends before the most recent declared.
Equitable Holdings Inc (symbol: EQH):
American Equity Investment Life Holding Co (symbol: AEL):
Voya Financial Inc (symbol: VOYA):
In general, dividends are not always predictable, following the ups and downs in corporate profits over time. Therefore, a good first step in due diligence in forming an annual performance expectation in the future is to look at the above history, for a sense of stability over time. This can help judge whether the most recent dividends from these companies are likely to continue. If continued, the current estimated returns on an annualized basis would be 2.14% for Equitable Holdings Inc, 0.94% for American Equity Investment Life Holding Co and 1.22% for Voya Financial Inc.
In Wednesday’s trading, shares of Equitable Holdings Inc are currently down about 0.9%, shares of American Equity Investment Life Holding Co are down about 0.9%, and shares of Voya. Financial Inc are down about 0.7% on the day.
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