QUANTUMONLINE.COM SECURITY DESCRIPTION: ARMOUR Residential REIT, 7.00% Series C Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock, liquidation preference $25 per share, redeemable at the issuer's option on or after 1/28/2025 at $25 per share plus accrued and unpaid dividends, and with no stated maturity.
Cumulative distributions of 7.00% per annum ($1.75 per annum or $0.1458333 per month) will be paid monthly on the 27th of each month to holders of record on the record date that will be the 15th day of the month in which the payment is due (NOTE: the ex-dividend date is one business day prior to the record date).
Dividends paid by preferreds issued by REITs are NOT eligible for the preferential 15% to 20% tax rate on dividends and are also NOT eligible for the dividend received deduction for corporate holders.
Upon the occurrence of a change of control the company will have the option within 120 days to redeem the preferred shares at $25 per share plus accrued and unpaid dividends. If the company has exercised their redemption right, the holders will NOT have the following conversion right. Upon the occurrence of a change of control, and the company has NOT provided notice that they intend to redeem the preferred shares, the holder will have the right to convert the preferred shares into common shares under certain circumstances (see the prospectus for details).
This security was not rated by Moody’s or S&P at the time of its IPO. In regard to the payment of dividends and upon liquidation, the preferred shares rank junior to the company's senior debt, equally with other preferreds of the company, and senior to the common shares of the company. See the IPO prospectus for further information on the preferred stock by clicking on the ‘Link to IPO Prospectus’ provided below.