STARWOOD PROPERTY TRUST, INC. (STWD) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 26, 2013


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STARWOOD PROPERTY TRUST, INC. ( STWD ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.44 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased STWD stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -18.52% decrease from the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of STWD was $28.19, representing a -2.59% decrease from the 52 week high of $28.94 and a 45.31% increase over the 52 week low of $19.40.

STWD is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). STWD's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.78. Zacks Investment Research reports STWD's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 3.98%, compared to an industry average of -6.6%.

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

Interested in gaining exposure to STWD through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have STWD as a top-10 holding:

  • 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 )
  • iShares Russell 2000 Value Index Fund ( IWN )
  • Vanguard Scottsdale Funds Vanguard Russell 2000 Value ETF ( VTWV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is JKL with an increase of 17.44% over the last 100 days. REM has the highest percent weighting of STWD at 4.78%.

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

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