Published on 10 Oct 2020 on Simply Wall St. via Yahoo Finance
It looks like George Weston Limited (TSE:WN) is about to go ex-dividend in the next 4 days. If you purchase the stock on or after the 14th of September, you won't be eligible to receive this dividend, when it is paid on the 1st of October.
George Weston's next dividend payment will be CA$0.53 per share, and in the last 12 months, the company paid a total of CA$2.10 per share. Based on the last year's worth of payments, George Weston stock has a trailing yield of around 2.2% on the current share price of CA$94.43. Dividends are an important source of income to many shareholders, but the health of the business is crucial to maintaining those dividends. We need to see whether the dividend is covered by earnings and if it's growing.
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