Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 9/28/15, TPG Specialty Lending Inc (Symbol: TSLX), Capstead Mortgage Corp. (Symbol: CMO), and Kilroy Realty Corp (Symbol: KRC) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. TPG Specialty Lending Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.39 on 10/31/15, Capstead Mortgage Corp. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.26 on 10/20/15, and Kilroy Realty Corp will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.35 on 10/14/15. As a percentage of TSLX's recent stock price of $17.49, this dividend works out to approximately 2.23%, so look for shares of TPG Specialty Lending Inc to trade 2.23% lower - all else being equal - when TSLX shares open for trading on 9/28/15. Similarly, investors should look for CMO to open 2.45% lower in price and for KRC to open 0.53% lower, all else being equal.
Below are dividend history charts for TSLX, CMO, and KRC, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared. TPG Specialty Lending Inc (Symbol: TSLX) :
Capstead Mortgage Corp. (Symbol: CMO) :
Kilroy Realty Corp (Symbol: KRC) :
In general, dividends are not always predictable, following the ups and downs of company profits over time. Therefore, a good first due diligence step in forming an expectation of annual yield going forward, is looking at the history above, for a sense of stability over time. This can help in judging whether the most recent dividends from these companies are likely to continue. If they do continue, the current estimated yields on annualized basis would be 8.92% for TPG Specialty Lending Inc, 9.79% for Capstead Mortgage Corp., and 2.11% for Kilroy Realty Corp. In Thursday trading, TPG Specialty Lending Inc shares are currently down about 0.1%, Capstead Mortgage Corp. shares are up about 0.1%, and Kilroy Realty Corp shares are up about 0.1% on the day.