Cash Dividend On The Way From Resource Capital (RSO)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/26/14, Resource Capital Corp ( RSO) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.20, payable on 10/28/14. As a percentage of RSO's recent stock price of $5.13, this dividend works out to approximately 3.90%, so look for shares of Resource Capital Corp to trade 3.90% lower — all else being equal — when RSO shares open for trading on 9/26/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for RSO, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.20 declared by Resource Capital Corp:

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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 RSO is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 15.59% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of RSO shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Resource Capital Corp 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, RSO's low point in its 52 week range is $5.13 per share, with $6.38 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $5.13.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, RSO makes up 1.65% of the SuperDividend U.S. ETF ( DIV) which is trading relatively unchanged on the day Wednesday.

In Wednesday trading, Resource Capital Corp shares are currently down about 0.4% on the day.

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