Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 3/29/17, Altisource Residential Corp (RESI), Kennedy-Wilson Holdings Inc (KW), and MTGE Investment Corp (MTGE) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Altisource Residential Corp will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.15 on 4/13/17, Kennedy-Wilson Holdings Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.17 on 4/6/17, and MTGE Investment Corp will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.45 on 4/27/17.

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As a percentage of RESI's recent stock price of $14.30, this dividend works out to approximately 1.05%, so look for shares of Altisource Residential Corp to trade 1.05% lower — all else being equal — when RESI shares open for trading on 3/29/17. Similarly, investors should look for KW to open 0.81% lower in price and for MTGE to open 2.69% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for RESI, KW, and MTGE, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

Altisource Residential Corp (RESI):

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Kennedy-Wilson Holdings Inc (KW):

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MTGE Investment Corp (MTGE):

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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 4.20% for Altisource Residential Corp, 3.25% for Kennedy-Wilson Holdings Inc, and 10.78% for MTGE Investment Corp.

In Monday trading, Altisource Residential Corp shares are currently off about 0.8%, Kennedy-Wilson Holdings Inc shares are down about 1.4%, and MTGE Investment Corp shares are up about 0.3% on the day.

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