ARMOUR Residential REIT, Inc. (ARR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 13, 2013

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ARMOUR Residential REIT, Inc. ( ARR ) 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. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). 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 ARR Dividend History page.

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 ( ROOF )
  • iShares FTSE NAREIT Mortgage REITs Index Fund ( REM )
  • N/A (SLVY)
  • Vanguard Scottsdale Funds Vanguard Russell 2000 Value ETF ( VTWV )
  • iShares Russell 2000 Value Index Fund ( IWN ).

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%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: AMT , ARR , IWN , REM , ROOF , SPG , VTWV

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