On 2/27/18, HSBC Holdings plc's 6.20% Non-Cumulative Dollar Preference Shares, Series A (Symbol: HSBC.PRA) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.3875, payable on 3/15/18. As a percentage of HSBC.PRA's recent share price of $26.06, this dividend works out to approximately 1.49%, so look for shares of HSBC.PRA to trade 1.49% lower - all else being equal - when HSBC.PRA shares open for trading on 2/27/18. On an annualized basis, the current yield is approximately 5.95%, which compares to an average yield of 5.60% in the "Financial" preferred stock category, according to Preferred Stock Channel . The chart below shows the one year performance of HSBC.PRA shares, versus HSBC:
Below is a dividend history chart for HSBC.PRA, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.3875 on HSBC Holdings plc's 6.20% Non-Cumulative Dollar Preference Shares, Series A:
According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, HSBC Holdings plc (Symbol: HSBC) makes up 5.91% of the BLDRS Europe Select ADR Index Fund ETF ( ADRU ) which is trading relatively unchanged on the day Friday.
In Friday trading, HSBC Holdings plc's 6.20% Non-Cumulative Dollar Preference Shares, Series A (Symbol: HSBC.PRA) is currently up about 0.2% on the day, while the common shares (Symbol: HSBC) are off about 0.2%.