Ex-Dividend Reminder: CoreSite Realty, TPG Specialty Lending and Capstead Mortgage

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 6/26/15, CoreSite Realty Corp. (COR), TPG Specialty Lending Inc (TSLX), and Capstead Mortgage Corp. (CMO) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. CoreSite Realty Corp. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.42 on 7/15/15, TPG Specialty Lending Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.39 on 7/31/15, and Capstead Mortgage Corp. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.31 on 7/20/15.

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As a percentage of COR's recent stock price of $45.81, this dividend works out to approximately 0.92%, so look for shares of CoreSite Realty Corp. to trade 0.92% lower — all else being equal — when COR shares open for trading on 6/26/15. Similarly, investors should look for TSLX to open 2.17% lower in price and for CMO to open 2.63% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for COR, TSLX, and CMO, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

CoreSite Realty Corp. (COR):

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TPG Specialty Lending Inc (TSLX):

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Capstead Mortgage Corp. (CMO):

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In general, dividends are not always predictable, following the ups and downs of company profits over time. Therefore, a good first due diligence step in forming an expectation of annual yield going forward, is looking at the history above, for a sense of stability over time. This can help in judging whether the most recent dividends from these companies are likely to continue. If they do continue, the current estimated yields on annualized basis would be 3.67% for CoreSite Realty Corp., 8.68% for TPG Specialty Lending Inc, and 10.53% for Capstead Mortgage Corp..

In Wednesday trading, CoreSite Realty Corp. shares are currently off about 0.2%, TPG Specialty Lending Inc shares are down about 0.1%, and Capstead Mortgage Corp. shares are trading flat on the day.

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