Reminder - UDR Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 4/5/13, UDR Inc ( UDR) UDR will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.235, payable on 4/30/13. As a percentage of UDR's recent stock price of $24.36, this dividend works out to approximately 0.96%, so look for shares of UDR Inc to trade 0.96% lower — all else being equal — when UDR shares open for trading on 4/5/13.

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Below is a dividend history chart for UDR, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.235 declared by UDR Inc:


In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from UDR is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.86% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, UDR makes up 4.13% of the iShares FTSE NAREIT Residential Plus Capped Index Fund ETF ( REZ) REZ which is trading up by about 0.1% on the day Wednesday.

In Wednesday trading, UDR Inc shares are currently up about 0.1% on the day.