RBS Ex-Dividend Reminder - 5/25/15

On 5/25/15, R Split 3 Corporation A Capital (TSX: RBS.TO) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.1225, payable on 5/29/15. As a percentage of RBS's recent stock price of $18.94, this dividend works out to approximately 0.65%, so look for shares of R Split 3 Corporation A Capital to trade 0.65% lower — all else being equal — when RBS shares open for trading on 5/25/15.

Below is a dividend history chart for RBS, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.1225 declared by R Split 3 Corporation A Capital:

RBS+Dividend+History+Chart

In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from RBS is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.59% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of RBS shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

R Split 3 Corporation A Capital 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, RBS's low point in its 52 week range is $16.62 per share, with $20.85 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $18.94.

In Thursday trading, R Split 3 Corporation A Capital shares are currently trading flat on the day.

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