Resource Capital Corp. ( RSO ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 27, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.2 per share scheduled for January 28, 2013. Shareholders who purchased RSO stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that RSO has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $5.81, the dividend yield is 13.77%.
The previous trading day's last sale of RSO was $5.81, representing a -8.07% decrease from the 52 week high of $6.32 and a 14.82% increase over the 52 week low of $5.06.
RSO is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). RSO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.59. Zacks Investment Research reports RSO's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 33.93%, compared to an industry average of -5.7%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the RSO Dividend History page.
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