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Annaly Capital Management Inc (NLY) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 26, 2012

Annaly Capital Management Inc ( NLY ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 26, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.45 per share scheduled for January 29, 2013. Shareholders who purchased NLY stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -10% decrease from the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $14.76, the dividend yield is 12.2%.

The previous trading day's last sale of NLY was $14.76, representing a -16.85% decrease from the 52 week high of $17.75 and a 7.58% increase over the 52 week low of $13.72.

NLY is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). NLY's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.45. Zacks Investment Research reports NLY's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -39.77%, compared to an industry average of -6%.

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

Interested in gaining exposure to NLY through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have NLY as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares KBW High Dividend Yield Financial Portfolio ETF ( KBWD )
  • iShares FTSE NAREIT Real Estate 50 Index Fund ( FTY )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Real Estate Index Fund ( IYR )
  • Guggenheim Global Dividend Opportunities Index ETF ( LVL )
  • iShares FTSE NAREIT Mortgage REITs Index Fund ( REM ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is LVL with an increase of 9.78% over the last 100 days. KBWD has the highest percent weighting of NLY at 4.77%.

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


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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