Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 3/27/15, Resource Capital Corp (RSO) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.16, payable on 4/28/15. As a percentage of RSO's recent stock price of $4.75, this dividend works out to approximately 3.37%, so look for shares of Resource Capital Corp to trade 3.37% lower — all else being equal — when RSO shares open for trading on 3/27/15.

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Below is a dividend history chart for RSO, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.16 declared by Resource Capital Corp:


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 13.47% 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 $4.46 per share, with $5.92 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $4.76.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, RSO makes up 1.56% of the Mortgage REIT Income ETF ( MORT) which is trading higher by about 0.3% on the day Wednesday.

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In Wednesday trading, Resource Capital Corp shares are currently off about 0.6% on the day.