Ex-Div Reminder for Arbor Realty Trust Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock

On 5/13/14, Arbor Realty Trust Inc's 8.250% Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock ( ABR.PRA) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.5156, payable on 6/2/14. As a percentage of ABR.PRA's recent share price of $25.25, this dividend works out to approximately 2.04%, so look for shares of ABR.PRA to trade 2.04% lower — all else being equal — when ABR.PRA shares open for trading on 5/13/14. On an annualized basis, the current yield is approximately 8.17%, which compares to an average yield of 7.13% in the "Real Estate" preferred stock category, according to Preferred Stock Channel.

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As of last close, ABR.PRA was trading at a 0.92% premium to its liquidation preference amount, versus the average premium of 0.67% in the "Real Estate" category. The chart below shows the one year performance of ABR.PRA shares, versus ABR:

Performance Comparison Chart

Below is a dividend history chart for ABR.PRA, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.5156 on Arbor Realty Trust Inc's 8.250% Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock:

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In Friday trading, Arbor Realty Trust Inc's 8.250% Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock ( ABR.PRA) is currently up about 0.1% on the day, while the common shares ( ABR) are up about 0.7%.

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