10 FTSE Stocks Going Ex-Dividend On 13 August 2020

Dividends have lesser volatility as compared to earnings. Therefore, long term investors with less risk appetite usually look for dividend stocks for regular income and reinvest dividend for cumulative growth. Here we are discussing ten stocks which are going Ex- dividend on 13 August 2020.

Ashtead Group PLC

Founded in 1947, Ashtead is an international equipment rental company. It operates in the US, UK and Canada under the name of Sunbelt Rentals. It rents a full range of construction and industrial equipment across a range of applications. The company was inducted on the London Stock Exchange in 1968.

AHT- Dividend

The Board of the company declared a final dividend of 33.5 pence per share, making 40.65 pence for the year 2020. Shareholders will be paid the dividend on 11 September 2020. The ex-dividend date is 13 August 2020.

Stock Performance

Ashtead Group PLC (LON: AHT) stock was trading at GBX 2,739.00 on 13 August 2020, down by 1.97 per cent from its previous close of GBX 18.00. The company's 52 weeks low/high was reported at GBX 1,300.00/2,802.00. It was having a market capitalization (Mcap) of £12,553.72 million. The stock has delivered a YTD (Year to Date) return of +16.42 per cent.

Aviva PLC

Aviva Plc is the United Kingdom-based holding company, providing life insurance, general insurance and asset management products and services. It operates in regions like the United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Poland, Italy, Canada, and Asia.

  1. - Dividend

The company has declared a second interim dividend in respect of the 2019 financial year of 6 pence per share. Shareholders will be paid the dividend on 30 September 2020. The ex-dividend date is 13 August 2020.

Stock Performance

Aviva PLC (LON: AV.) stock was trading at GBX 297.20 on 13 August 2020, down by 2.14 per cent from its previous close of GBX 303.70. The company's 52 weeks high was reported at GBX 211.00/438.40. It was having a market capitalization (Mcap) of £11,928.34 million. The stock has delivered a YTD (Year to Date) return of -28.31 per cent.

AstraZeneca PLC

Incorporated in 1992, AstraZeneca PLC is a biopharmaceutical company, focusing on discovery and development of products, which are then manufactured, marketed and sold. Oncology, Cardiovascular, Renal & Metabolic (CVRM) and Respiratory, are the three main therapy areas targeted by the company.

AZN- Dividend

The company proposed an unchanged first interim dividend of $0.90 (69.6 pence, 7.87 SEK) per Ordinary Share. Shareholders will be paid the dividend on 14 September 2020. The ex-dividend date is 13 August 2020.

Stock Performance

AstraZeneca PLC (LON: AZN) stock was trading at GBX 8,576.00 on 13 August 2020, down by 1.41 per cent from its previous close of GBX 8,699.00. The company's 52 weeks low/high was reported at GBX 6,221.00/9,320.00. It was having a market capitalization (Mcap) of £114,155.15 million. The stock has delivered a YTD (Year to Date) return of +13.56 per cent.

BP Group PLC

BP PLC is a leading oil, and gas company, established in 1909.

  1. - Dividend

A dividend of 5.25 cents per share was announced by the company for the second quarter of 2020. Shareholders will be paid the dividend on 25 September 2020. The ex-dividend date is 13 August 2020.

Stock Performance

BP PLC (LON: BP.) stock was trading at GBX 304.65 on 13 August 2020, down by 2.14 per cent from its previous close of GBX 311.30. The company's 52 weeks low/high was reported at GBX 233.70/524.60. It was having a market capitalization (Mcap) of £63,096.41 million. The stock has delivered a YTD (Year to Date) return of -35.26 per cent.

Ediston Property Investment Company

Ediston Property Investment Company PLC is a closed-ended property investment company, based in the United Kingdom. Its objective is to provide investors with an attractive level of income, together with the prospect of income and capital growth.

EPIC- Dividend

The company declared an interim dividend in respect of the period from 1 July to 31 July 2020 of 0.3333 pence per share. Shareholders will be paid the dividend on 28 August 2020. The ex-dividend date is 13 August 2020.

Stock Performance

Ediston Property Investment Company PLC (LON: EPIC) stock was trading at GBX 52.60 on 13 August 2020, down by 4.36 per cent from its previous close of GBX 55.00. The company's 52 weeks low/high was reported at GBX 40.00/92.00. It was having a market capitalization (Mcap) of £116.23 million. The stock has delivered a YTD (Year to Date) return of -38.55 per cent.

Iomart Group PLC

Iomart Group PLC is a 20-year-old cloud computing company with over 400 employees contributing to the workforce. It provides securely managed hosting and cloud services. Since its inception, security has been the primary motive of the company. Easyspace and Cloud Services are the two segments of Iomart.

IOM- Dividend

The company proposed a final dividend of 3.93 pence per share (resulting in total dividend for the year of 6.53p per share). Shareholders will be paid the dividend on 4 September 2020. The ex-dividend date is 13 August 2020.

Stock Performance

Iomart Group PLC (LON: IOM) stock was trading at GBX 347.00 on 13 August 2020, down by 0.43 per cent from its previous close of GBX 348.50. The company's 52 weeks low/high was reported at GBX 229.00/405.00. It was having a market capitalization (Mcap) of £380.15 million. The stock has delivered a YTD (Year to Date) return of - 9.72 per cent.

Lindsell Train Investment Trust

Based in the United Kingdom, Lindsell Train Investment Trust PLC is an investment trust company, aiming to maximize long-term total returns with a minimum objective to maintain the real purchasing power of Sterling capital. The investment portfolio of the company spreads across various geographical locations, including the United Kingdom, the United States, Japan and Europe.

LTI- Dividend

A final dividend of £41.39 per Ordinary Share and a special dividend of £2.61 per Ordinary Share were proposed by the company for the year ended 31 March 2020. Shareholders will be paid the dividend on 8 September 2020. The ex-dividend date is 13 August 2020.

Stock Performance

Lindsell Train Investment Trust PLC (LON: LTI) stock was trading at GBX 1,151.00 on 13 August 2020, down by 3.44 per cent from its previous close of GBX 1,192.00. The company's 52 weeks low/high was reported at GBX 815.00/1,520.00. It was having a market capitalization (Mcap) of £238.50 million. The stock has delivered YTD (Year to Date) return of -2.65 per cent.

Pearson PLC

Pearson PLC is a learning (media) company, delivering learning through providing a range of educational products and services to institutions, governments, professional bodies and individual learners.

PSON- Dividend

An interim dividend for 2020 of 6.0p was declared by the company in July 2020. Shareholders will be paid the dividend on 21 September 2020. The ex-dividend date is 13 August 2020.

Stock Performance

Pearson PLC (LON: PSON) stock was trading at GBX 625.00 on 13 August 2020, down by 1.08 per cent from its previous close of GBX 631.80. The company's 52 weeks low/high was reported at GBX 423.50/875.00. It was having a market capitalization (Mcap) of £4,756.25 million. The stock has delivered a YTD (Year to Date) return of -2.80 per cent.

Royal Dutch Shell PLC

Based in the Netherlands, the Royal Dutch Shell PLC is a company that explores crude oil and natural gas around the world, both in conventional fields and from sources, such as tight rock, shale and coal formations. It is segmented into Integrated Gas, Upstream, Downstream and Corporate.

RDSA- Dividend

The company announced an interim dividend in respect of the second quarter of 2020 of US$ 0.16 per A ordinary share (“A Share”) and B ordinary share (“B Share”). Shareholders will be paid the dividend on 21 September 2020. The ex-dividend date is 13 August 2020.

Stock Performance

Royal Dutch Shell PLC (LON: RDSA) stock was trading at GBX 1,219.80 on 13 August 2020, down by 2.40 per cent from its previous close of GBX 1,249.80. The company's 52 weeks low/high was reported at GBX 970.80/2,408.50. It was having a market capitalization (Mcap) of £51,257.29 million. The stock has delivered YTD (Year to Date) return of -44.61 per cent.

Segro PLC

Segro PLC is a real estate investment trust. It owns, develops and manages warehouse properties in the United Kingdom and Continental Europe.

SGRO- Dividend

The company announced an interim dividend of 6.9 pence for the six months ended 30 June 2020. Shareholders will be paid the dividend on 24 September 2020. The ex-dividend date is 13 August 2020.

Stock Performance

Segro PLC (LON: SGRO) stock was trading at GBX 969.20 on 13 August 2020, down by 0.23 per cent from its previous close of GBX 971.40. The company's 52 weeks low/high was reported at GBX 659.40/987.60. It was having a market capitalization (Mcap) of £11,568.89 million. The stock has delivered YTD (Year to Date) return of +7.93 per cent.

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