On May 30, 2023, Dow Inc (DOW), Barrick Gold Corp. (GOLD), and DuPont (DD) will trade ex-dividend for their upcoming dividends. Dow Inc will pay a quarterly dividend of $0.70 on June 9, 2023; Barrick Gold Corp. will pay a quarterly dividend of $0.10 on June 15, 2023; and DuPont will pay a quarterly dividend of $0.36 on June 15, 2023.
As a percentage of DOW’s recent stock price of $50.58, this dividend works out to approximately 1.38%. One should look for shares of Dow Inc to trade 1.38% lower when DOW shares open for trading on May 30, 2023. Similarly, investors should expect GOLD to open 0.58% lower and DD to open 0.54% lower, all else being equal.
Below are the dividend history charts for DOW, GOLD, and DD, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.
Dow Inc (Symbol: DOW):
Barrick Gold Corp. (Symbol: GOLD):
DuPont (Symbol: DD):
In general, dividends are not always predictable, following the ups and downs of company profits over time. Therefore, a good first due diligence step is looking at the historical charts above to gain 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, the estimated annual yields would be 5.54% for Dow Inc, 2.32% for Barrick Gold Corp., and 2.16% for DuPont.
On Friday, Dow Inc shares are up 0.4%, Barrick Gold Corp. shares are up 0.9%, and DuPont shares are up 0.2% on the day.
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