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Hatteras Financial Corp (HTS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 27, 2013

Hatteras Financial Corp ( HTS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 27, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.7 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 19, 2013. Shareholders who purchased HTS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -22.22% decrease from the same period a year ago.

The previous trading day's last sale of HTS was $28.03, representing a -5.56% decrease from the 52 week high of $29.68 and a 17.53% increase over the 52 week low of $23.85.

HTS is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). HTS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.65. Zacks Investment Research reports HTS's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -26.09%, compared to an industry average of -6.4%.

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

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

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

  • PowerShares KBW High Dividend Yield Financial Portfolio ETF ( KBWD )
  • iShares FTSE NAREIT Mortgage REITs Index Fund ( REM )
  • First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund VI Multi-Asset Diversified In ( MDIV )
  • iShares Morningstar Small Value Index Fund ( JKL ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is JKL with an increase of 9.05% over the last 100 days. KBWD has the highest percent weighting of HTS at 4.17%.

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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