Armour Residential R (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 12, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.09 per share scheduled for December 28,
2012. Shareholders who purchased ARR stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd
quarter that ARR has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $6.98, the dividend yield is 15.47%.
The previous trading day's last sale of ARR was $6.98,
representing a -12.53% decrease from the 52 week high of $7.98 and
a 22.46% increase over the 52 week low of $5.70.
ARR is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes
companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. (
) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) (
). ARR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $.87. Zacks Investment Research reports ARR's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 880%, compared to an industry
average of -5.6%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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Interested in gaining exposure to ARR through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have ARR as a top-10 holding:
- iShares FTSE NAREIT Mortgage REITs Index Fund (
- Russell 2000 Low Volatility ETF (SLVY).
The top-performing ETF of this group is SLVY with an increase of
4.65% over the last 100 days. REM has the highest percent weighting
of ARR at 3.8%.