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Citigroup Fixed Rate/Floating Rate Noncumulative Preferred Stock, Series J Ex-Dividend Reminder

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On 12/16/15, Citigroup Inc's 7.125% Fixed Rate/Floating Rate Noncumulative Preferred Stock, Series J (Symbol: C.PRJ) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.4453, payable on 12/30/15. As a percentage of C.PRJ's recent share price of $27.58, this dividend works out to approximately 1.61%, so look for shares of C.PRJ to trade 1.61% lower - all else being equal - when C.PRJ shares open for trading on 12/16/15. On an annualized basis, the current yield is approximately 6.35%, which compares to an average yield of 5.81% in the "Financial" preferred stock category, according to Preferred Stock Channel . The chart below shows the one year performance of C.PRJ shares, versus C:

Performance Comparison Chart

Below is a dividend history chart for C.PRJ, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.4453 on Citigroup Inc's 7.125% Fixed Rate/Floating Rate Noncumulative Preferred Stock, Series J:

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According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, Citigroup Inc (Symbol: C) makes up 6.78% of the iShares U.S. Financial Services ETF ( IYG ) which is trading lower by about 0.1% on the day Monday.

In Monday trading, Citigroup Inc's 7.125% Fixed Rate/Floating Rate Noncumulative Preferred Stock, Series J (Symbol: C.PRJ) is currently off about 1.7% on the day, while the common shares (Symbol: C) are down about 0.3%.

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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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