Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/4/16, Astoria Financial Corp. (AF), New York REIT Inc (NYRT), and Oritani Financial Corp (ORIT) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Astoria Financial Corp. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.04 on 5/17/16, New York REIT Inc will pay its monthly dividend of $0.0383 on 5/13/16, and Oritani Financial Corp will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.175 on 5/20/16.As a percentage of AF's recent stock price of $15.12, this dividend works out to approximately 0.26%, so look for shares of Astoria Financial Corp. to trade 0.26% lower — all else being equal — when AF shares open for trading on 5/4/16. Similarly, investors should look for NYRT to open 0.39% lower in price and for ORIT to open 1.01% lower, all else being equal. Below are dividend history charts for AF, NYRT, and ORIT, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared. Astoria Financial Corp. (AF):
New York REIT Inc (NYRT):
In Monday trading, Astoria Financial Corp. shares are currently up about 0.5%, New York REIT Inc shares are up about 0.5%, and Oritani Financial Corp shares are trading flat on the day.