On 9/27/13, DDR Corp.'s 7 3/8% Class H Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Shares (DDR.PRH) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.4609, payable on 10/15/13. As a percentage of DDR.PRH's recent share price of $25.24, this dividend works out to approximately 1.83%, so look for shares of DDR.PRH to trade 1.83% lower — all else being equal — when DDR.PRH shares open for trading on 9/27/13. On an annualized basis, the current yield is approximately 7.30%, which compares to an average yield of 7.50% in the "Real Estate" preferred stock category, according to Preferred Stock Channel.
As of last close, DDR.PRH was trading at a 1.00% premium to its liquidation preference amount. The chart below shows the one year performance of DDR.PRH shares, versus DDR:
Below is a dividend history chart for DDR.PRH, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.4609 on DDR Corp.'s 7 3/8% Class H Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Shares:
According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, DDR Corp. (DDR) makes up 4.10% of the iShares Retail Real Estate Capped ETF (RTL) which is trading relatively unchanged on the day Wednesday.