Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/26/13, Rcs Capital Corporation (RCAP) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.18, payable on 10/9/13. As a percentage of RCAP's recent stock price of $15.83, this dividend works out to approximately 1.14%, so look for shares of Rcs Capital Corporation to trade 1.14% lower — all else being equal — when RCAP shares open for trading on 9/26/13.

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Below is a dividend history chart for RCAP, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.18 declared by Rcs Capital Corporation:


In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from RCAP is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 4.55% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.

In Tuesday trading, Rcs Capital Corporation shares are currently down about 0.5% on the day.