Reminder: PrivateBancorp Trust Preferred Securities Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

On 12/11/13, PrivateBancorp, Inc.'s 10.00% Trust Preferred Securities (PVTBP) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.625, payable on 12/16/13. As a percentage of PVTBP's recent share price of $26.40, this dividend works out to approximately 2.37%, so look for shares of PVTBP to trade 2.37% lower — all else being equal — when PVTBP shares open for trading on 12/11/13. On an annualized basis, the current yield is approximately 9.45%, which compares to an average yield of 6.04% in the "Financial" preferred stock category, according to Preferred Stock Channel.

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As of last close, PVTBP was trading at a 5.84% premium to its liquidation preference amount.The chart below shows the one year performance of PVTBP shares, versus PVTB:

Performance Comparison Chart

Below is a dividend history chart for PVTBP, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.625 on PrivateBancorp, Inc.'s 10.00% Trust Preferred Securities:

PVTBP+Dividend+History+Chart

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, PrivateBancorp, Inc. ( PVTB) makes up 1.18% of the KBW Regional Banking Portfolio ETF (KBWR) which is trading lower by about 0.3% on the day Monday.

In Monday trading, PrivateBancorp, Inc.'s 10.00% Trust Preferred Securities ( PVTBP) is currently off about 0.2% on the day, while the common shares ( PVTB) are off about 0.6%.

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