On 11/27/15, HSBC Holdings plc's 6.36% Non-Cumulative Preferred Stock, Series B (Symbol: HSFC.PRB) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.3975, payable on 12/15/15. As a percentage of HSFC.PRB's recent share price of $25.53, this dividend works out to approximately 1.56%, so look for shares of HSFC.PRB to trade 1.56% lower - all else being equal - when HSFC.PRB shares open for trading on 11/27/15. On an annualized basis, the current yield is approximately 6.25%, which compares to an average yield of 5.68% in the "Financial" preferred stock category, according to Preferred Stock Channel . The chart below shows the one year performance of HSFC.PRB shares, versus HSBC:
Below is a dividend history chart for HSFC.PRB, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.3975 on HSBC Holdings plc's 6.36% Non-Cumulative Preferred Stock, Series B:
According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, HSBC Holdings plc (Symbol: HSBC) makes up 4.88% of the BLDRS Europe Select ADR Index Fund ETF ( ADRU ) which is trading higher by about 0.4% on the day Wednesday.
In Wednesday trading, HSBC Holdings plc's 6.36% Non-Cumulative Preferred Stock, Series B (Symbol: HSFC.PRB) is currently up about 0.2% on the day, while the common shares (Symbol: HSBC) are up about 0.2%.