On 10/27/14, Tsakos Energy Navigation Ltd.'s 8.00% Series B Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual (Symbol: TNP.PRB) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.50, payable on 10/30/14. As a percentage of TNP.PRB's recent share price of $24.99, this dividend works out to approximately 2.00%, so look for shares of TNP.PRB to trade 2.00% lower - all else being equal - when TNP.PRB shares open for trading on 10/27/14. On an annualized basis, the current yield is approximately 8.17%, which compares to an average yield of 7.74% in the "Energy" preferred stock category, according to Preferred Stock Channel . The chart below shows the one year performance of TNP.PRB shares, versus TNP:
Below is a dividend history chart for TNP.PRB, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.50 on Tsakos Energy Navigation Ltd.'s 8.00% Series B Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual :
According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, Tsakos Energy Navigation Ltd. (Symbol: TNP) makes up 2.31% of the Guggenheim Shipping ETF ( SEA ) which is trading up by about 1.7% on the day Thursday.
In Thursday trading, Tsakos Energy Navigation Ltd.'s 8.00% Series B Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual (Symbol: TNP.PRB) is currently up about 2.1% on the day, while the common shares (Symbol: TNP) are up about 0.9%.