Hatteras Financial Corp. Declares Third Quarter 2012 Dividends On Shares Of Common And Preferred Stock

The Board of Directors of Hatteras Financial Corp. (NYSE: HTS) (the “Company”) today declared cash dividends on shares of both its common and preferred stock for the third quarter of 2012.

Common Stock Dividend

The Company’s Board of Directors today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.80 per common share for the third quarter of 2012. The dividend will be paid on October 26, 2012, to stockholders of record on September 28, 2012, with an ex-dividend date of September 26, 2012.

7.625% Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock

The Board of Directors also declared a quarterly dividend of $0.254167 per share of the Company’s 7.625% Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock for the third quarter of 2012. The dividend will be paid on October 15, 2012, to stockholders of record on September 28, 2012, with an ex-dividend date of September 26, 2012. The dividend represents the pro-rated dividend for the period from the issuance date of the Series A Preferred Stock through October 14, 2012, based on a quarterly dividend of $0.4765625 per share.

About Hatteras Financial Corp.

Hatteras Financial Corp. is a real estate investment trust formed in 2007 to invest in single-family residential mortgage pass-through securities guaranteed or issued by U.S. Government agencies or U.S. Government-sponsored entities, such as Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac or Ginnie Mae. Based in Winston-Salem, N.C., the Company is managed and advised by Atlantic Capital Advisors LLC. The Company is a component of the Russell 1000® index.

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