There are a host of corporate actions scheduled for this week. L&T, Crisil, Coforge, Maruti Suzuki and Kotak Mahindra Bank will trade ex-dividend, while Piramal Pharma's rights issue’s ex-date is fixed this week. The ex-dividend date is when the price of the equity shares of a company gets adjusted for the dividend payout. It is one or two working days before the record date. All the shareholders whose names appear in the company’s list by the end of the record date will be eligible to receive dividends.