In trading on Monday, shares of RAIT Financial Trust's 8.375% Series B Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Shares (RAS.PRB) were yielding above the 15.5% mark based on its quarterly dividend (annualized to $2.0938), with shares changing hands as low as $13.32 on the day. This compares to an average yield of 6.95% in the "REITs" preferred stock category, according to Preferred Stock Channel. As of last close, RAS.PRB was trading at a 45.16% discount to its liquidation preference amount, versus the average discount of 2.16% in the "REITs" category.

The chart below shows the one year performance of RAS.PRB shares, versus RAS:

Performance Comparison Chart

Below is a dividend history chart for RAS.PRB, showing historical dividend payments on RAIT Financial Trust's 8.375% Series B Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Shares:

RAS.PRB+Dividend+History+Chart

In Monday trading, RAIT Financial Trust's 8.375% Series B Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Shares ( RAS.PRB) is currently off about 0.5% on the day, while the common shares ( RAS) are off about 1.5%.