Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 12/29/15, Resource Capital Corp (RSO) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.42, payable on 1/29/16. As a percentage of RSO's recent stock price of $13.67, this dividend works out to approximately 3.07%, so look for shares of Resource Capital Corp to trade 3.07% lower — all else being equal — when RSO shares open for trading on 12/29/15.

Click here to learn which S.A.F.E. dividend stocks also have preferred shares that should be on your radar screen »

Below is a dividend history chart for RSO, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.42 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 12.29% 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 $9.74 per share, with $21.36 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $13.65.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, RSO makes up 1.49% of the Mortgage REIT Income ETF ( MORT) which is trading lower by about 0.5% on the day Monday.

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

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