Ex-Dividend Reminder: Brady, Verizon Communications and Roper Technologies


Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 1/7/22, Brady Corp (Symbol: BRC), Verizon Communications Inc (Symbol: VZ), and Roper Technologies Inc (Symbol: ROP) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Brady Corp will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.225 on 1/31/22, Verizon Communications Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.64 on 2/1/22, and Roper Technologies Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.62 on 1/24/22.

As a percentage of BRC’s recent stock price of $54.43, this dividend works out to approximately 0.41%, so look for shares of Brady Corp to trade 0.41% lower — all else being equal — when BRC shares open for trading on 1/7/22. Similarly, investors should look for VZ to open 1.19% lower in price and for ROP to open 0.13% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for BRC, VZ, and ROP, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

Brady Corp (Symbol: BRC):

Verizon Communications Inc (Symbol: VZ):

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Roper Technologies Inc (Symbol: ROP):

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In general, dividends are not always predictable, following the ups and downs of company profits over time. Therefore, a good first due diligence step in forming an expectation of annual yield going forward, is looking at the history above, for a sense of stability over time. This can help in judging whether the most recent dividends from these companies are likely to continue. If they do continue, the current estimated yields on annualized basis would be 1.65% for Brady Corp, 4.75% for Verizon Communications Inc, and 0.53% for Roper Technologies Inc.


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In Wednesday trading, Brady Corp shares are currently up about 0.1%, Verizon Communications Inc shares are up about 0.7%, and Roper Technologies Inc shares are down about 0.4% on the day.

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