Reminder - Arbor Realty Trust (ABR) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/13/14, Arbor Realty Trust Inc (ABR) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.13, payable on 9/2/14. As a percentage of ABR's recent stock price of $7.07, this dividend works out to approximately 1.84%, so look for shares of Arbor Realty Trust Inc to trade 1.84% lower — all else being equal — when ABR shares open for trading on 8/13/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for ABR, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.13 declared by Arbor Realty Trust Inc:

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In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from ABR is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 7.36% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of ABR shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Arbor Realty Trust Inc 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, ABR's low point in its 52 week range is $6.26 per share, with $7.62 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $7.09.

In Monday trading, Arbor Realty Trust Inc shares are currently up about 1.4% on the day.

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