Ex-Div Reminder for Federal Agricultural Mortgage (AGM)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 12/17/14, Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corp (AGM) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.14, payable on 12/31/14. As a percentage of AGM's recent stock price of $26.40, this dividend works out to approximately 0.53%, so look for shares of Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corp to trade 0.53% lower — all else being equal — when AGM shares open for trading on 12/17/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for AGM, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.14 declared by Federal Agricultural Mortgage 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 AGM is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.12% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of AGM shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corp 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, AGM's low point in its 52 week range is $26.22 per share, with $36.10 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $26.40.

According to Preferred Stock Channel, there are 3 series of preferred stock that are senior to AGM — find out what they are ».

In Monday trading, Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corp shares are currently trading flat on the day.

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