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Royal Bank of Scotland Group Non-cumulative Guaranteed Trust Preferred Securities Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

On 9/25/14, Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc's 6.08% Non-cumulative Guaranteed Trust Preferred Securities (Symbol: RBS.PRG) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.38, payable on 9/30/14. As a percentage of RBS.PRG's recent share price of $24.00, this dividend works out to approximately 1.58%, so look for shares of RBS.PRG to trade 1.58% lower - all else being equal - when RBS.PRG shares open for trading on 9/25/14. On an annualized basis, the current yield is approximately 6.29%, which compares to an average yield of 5.93% in the "Banking & Savings" preferred stock category, according to Preferred Stock Channel . The chart below shows the one year performance of RBS.PRG shares, versus RBS:

Performance Comparison Chart

Below is a dividend history chart for RBS.PRG, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.38 on Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc's 6.08% Non-cumulative Guaranteed Trust Preferred Securities:

RBS.PRG+Dividend+History+Chart

In Tuesday trading, Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc's 6.08% Non-cumulative Guaranteed Trust Preferred Securities (Symbol: RBS.PRG) is currently down about 0.8% on the day, while the common shares (Symbol: RBS) are down about 0.3%.

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