Orchid Island Capital, Inc. ( ORC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 22, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.18 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 29, 2014. Shareholders who purchased ORC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 9th quarter that ORC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $14.28, the dividend yield is 15.13%.
The previous trading day's last sale of ORC was $14.28, representing a -1.18% decrease from the 52 week high of $14.45 and a 42.51% increase over the 52 week low of $10.02.
ORC is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). ORC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.01.