On 12/12/13, Magnum Hunter Resources Corp's 10.25% Series C Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock (MHR.PRC) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.2135, payable on 12/31/13. As a percentage of MHR.PRC's recent share price of $25.40, this dividend works out to approximately 0.84%, so look for shares of MHR.PRC to trade 0.84% lower — all else being equal — when MHR.PRC shares open for trading on 12/12/13. On an annualized basis, the current yield is approximately 10.06%, which compares to an average yield of 6.91% in the "Oil & Gas Exploration & Production" preferred stock category, according to Preferred Stock Channel.
As of last close, MHR.PRC was trading at a 1.92% premium to its liquidation preference amount. The chart below shows the one year performance of MHR.PRC shares, versus MHR:
Below is a dividend history chart for MHR.PRC, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.2135 on Magnum Hunter Resources Corp's 10.25% Series C Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock:
According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, Magnum Hunter Resources Corp (MHR) makes up 4.52% of the First Trust ISE-Revere Natural Gas Index Fund ETF (FCG) which is trading up by about 0.2% on the day Tuesday.