Ex-Dividend Reminder: WD-40, Procter & Gamble And Colgate-Palmolive

Ex-Dividend Reminder: WD-40, Procter & Gamble And Colgate-Palmolive

On 10/20/22, WD-40, Procter & Gamble, and Colgate-Palmolive will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. WD-40 Co will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.78 on 10/31/22, Procter & Gamble Company will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.9133 on 11/15/22, and Colgate-Palmolive Co. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.47 on 11/15/22.

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As a percentage of WDFC’s recent stock price of $174.53, this dividend works out to approximately 0.45%, so look for shares of WD-40 Co to trade 0.45% lower — all else being equal — when WDFC shares open for trading on 10/20/22. Similarly, investors should look for PG to open 0.71% lower in price and for CL to open 0.64% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for WDFC, PG, and CL, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

WD-40:

Procter & Gamble:

Colgate-Palmolive:

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 1.79% for WD-40, 2.82% for Procter & Gamble, and 2.57% for Colgate-Palmolive.

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In Tuesday trading, WD-40 shares are currently up about 0.6%, Procter & Gamble shares are up about 1.6%, and Colgate-Palmolive shares are up about 1.6% on the day.

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