Reminder - Resource Capital (RSO) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 6/26/15, Resource Capital Corp (RSO) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.16, payable on 7/28/15. As a percentage of RSO's recent stock price of $4.23, this dividend works out to approximately 3.78%, so look for shares of Resource Capital Corp to trade 3.78% lower — all else being equal — when RSO shares open for trading on 6/26/15.

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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:

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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 15.13% 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 $4.09 per share, with $5.82 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $4.23.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, RSO makes up 1.30% of the Mortgage REIT Income ETF ( MORT) which is trading lower by about 0.2% on the day Wednesday.

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

In Wednesday trading, Resource Capital Corp shares are currently off about 0.9% on the day.

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