Anworth Mortgage Asset Corporation ( ANH ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 26, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.15 per share scheduled for January 29, 2013. Shareholders who purchased ANH stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -28.57% decrease from the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $6.01, the dividend yield is 9.98%.
The previous trading day's last sale of ANH was $6.01, representing a -15.11% decrease from the 52 week high of $7.08 and a 11.09% increase over the 52 week low of $5.41.
ANH is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). ANH's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.73. Zacks Investment Research reports ANH's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -24.43%, compared to an industry average of -6%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the ANH Dividend History page.
Interested in gaining exposure to ANH through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have ANH as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares KBW High Dividend Yield Financial Portfolio ETF ( KBWD ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is KBWD with an decrease of -1.97% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of ANH at 4.3%.
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