Cash Dividend On The Way From Retail Properties Of America (RPAI)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 6/26/13, Retail Properties of America, Inc ( RPAI) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.1656, payable on 7/10/13. As a percentage of RPAI's recent stock price of $14.33, this dividend works out to approximately 1.16%, so look for shares of Retail Properties of America, Inc to trade 1.16% lower — all else being equal — when RPAI shares open for trading on 6/26/13.

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Below is a dividend history chart for RPAI, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.1656 declared by Retail Properties of America, Inc:


In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from RPAI is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 4.62% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, RPAI makes up 2.99% of the iShares FTSE NAREIT Retail Capped Index Fund ETF ( RTL) which is trading lower by about 2.7% on the day Monday.

According to Preferred Stock Channel, there is a series of preferred stock that is senior to RPAI, which trades under the symbol RPAI.PRA — more info ».

In Monday trading, Retail Properties of America, Inc shares are currently down about 2.8% on the day.