Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 3/27/14, Resource Capital Corp (RSO) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.20, payable on 4/28/14. As a percentage of RSO's recent stock price of $5.73, this dividend works out to approximately 3.49%, so look for shares of Resource Capital Corp to trade 3.49% lower — all else being equal — when RSO shares open for trading on 3/27/14.
Below is a dividend history chart for RSO, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.20 declared by Resource Capital Corp:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from RSO is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 13.96% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of RSO shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, RSO's low point in its 52 week range is $5.38 per share, with $6.81 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $5.75.
According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, RSO makes up 1.89% of the SuperDividend U.S. ETF (DIV) which is trading higher by about 0.1% on the day Tuesday. In Tuesday trading, Resource Capital Corp shares are currently off about 0.2% on the day.