Hatteras Financial Corp (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 19, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.7 per share scheduled for January 18, 2013.
Shareholders who purchased HTS stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
-12.5% decrease from the prior quarter. At the current stock price
of $25.4, the dividend yield is 11.02%.
The previous trading day's last sale of HTS was $25.4,
representing a -14.42% decrease from the 52 week high of $29.68 and
a 6.5% increase over the 52 week low of $23.85.
HTS is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes
companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. (
) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) (
). HTS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $3.55. Zacks Investment Research reports HTS's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -15.57%, compared to an
industry average of -5.8%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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Interested in gaining exposure to HTS through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have HTS as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares KBW High Dividend Yield Financial Portfolio ETF (
- iShares FTSE NAREIT Mortgage REITs Index Fund (
- iShares Morningstar Small Value Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is JKL with an increase of
8.33% over the last 100 days. KBWD has the highest percent
weighting of HTS at 4.37%.