Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 3/23/16, New York Mortgage Trust Inc (NYMT - Get Report) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.24, payable on 4/25/16. As a percentage of NYMT's recent stock price of $5.02, this dividend works out to approximately 4.78%, so look for shares of New York Mortgage Trust Inc to trade 4.78% lower — all else being equal — when NYMT shares open for trading on 3/23/16.Below is a dividend history chart for NYMT, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.24 declared by New York Mortgage Trust Inc: In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from NYMT is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 19.12% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of NYMT shares, versus its 200 day moving average: Looking at the chart above, NYMT's low point in its 52 week range is $3.82 per share, with $8.12 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $5.00. According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, NYMT makes up 2.15% of the Mortgage REIT Income ETF ( MORT) which is trading lower by about 0.3% on the day Tuesday. According to Preferred Stock Channel, there is a series of preferred stock that is senior to NYMT, which trades under the symbol NYMTP — more info ». In Tuesday trading, New York Mortgage Trust Inc shares are currently off about 0.2% on the day.
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