ARMOUR Residential REIT, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 13, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.08 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 27,
2013. 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 $6.72, the dividend yield is 14.29%.
The previous trading day's last sale of ARR was $6.72,
representing a -15.79% decrease from the 52 week high of $7.98 and
a 17.89% 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 $.97. Zacks Investment Research reports ARR's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -6.23%, compared to an
industry average of -7.3%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
Interested in gaining exposure to ARR through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have ARR as a top-10 holding:
- IQ US Real Estate Small Cap ETF (
- iShares FTSE NAREIT Mortgage REITs Index Fund (
- N/A (SLVY)
- Vanguard Scottsdale Funds Vanguard Russell 2000 Value ETF (
- iShares Russell 2000 Value Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is ROOF with an increase of
18.76% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of ARR at 4.56%.