Capstead Mortgage Corporation ( CMO ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 27, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.3 per share scheduled for January 18, 2013. Shareholders who purchased CMO stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -16.67% decrease from the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $11.99, the dividend yield is 10.01%.
The previous trading day's last sale of CMO was $11.99, representing a -17.82% decrease from the 52 week high of $14.59 and a 10.92% increase over the 52 week low of $10.81.
CMO is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). CMO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.62. Zacks Investment Research reports CMO's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -12.71%, compared to an industry average of -5.7%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the CMO Dividend History page.
Interested in gaining exposure to CMO through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have CMO as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares KBW High Dividend Yield Financial Portfolio ETF ( KBWD )
- PowerShares FTSE RAFI US 1500 Small-Mid Portfolio ( PRFZ ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PRFZ with an increase of 8.77% over the last 100 days. KBWD has the highest percent weighting of CMO at 4.39%.
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