Hatteras Financial Corp (HTS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 27, 2013


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Hatteras Financial Corp ( HTS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 27, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.7 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 19, 2013. Shareholders who purchased HTS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -22.22% decrease from the same period a year ago.

The previous trading day's last sale of HTS was $28.03, representing a -5.56% decrease from the 52 week high of $29.68 and a 17.53% 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. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). HTS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.65. Zacks Investment Research reports HTS's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -26.09%, compared to an industry average of -6.4%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the HTS Dividend History page.

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 ( KBWD )
  • iShares FTSE NAREIT Mortgage REITs Index Fund ( REM )
  • First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund VI Multi-Asset Diversified In ( MDIV )
  • iShares Morningstar Small Value Index Fund ( JKL ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is JKL with an increase of 9.05% over the last 100 days. KBWD has the highest percent weighting of HTS at 4.17%.

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

This article appears in: News Headlines Stocks
Referenced Stocks: AMT , HTS , JKL , KBWD , MDIV , REM , SPG

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