QUANTUMONLINE.COM SECURITY DESCRIPTION: Chimera Investment Corp. 7.75% Series C Fixed to Floating Rate Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock, redeemable at the issuer's option on or after 9/30/2025 at $25 per share plus accrued and unpaid dividends, and with no stated maturity.
Cumulative distributions of 7.75% per annum ($1.9375 per annum or $0.484375 per quarter) will be paid quarterly on 3/30, 6/30, 9/30 & 12/30 to holders of record on the record date fixed by the board, not more than 35 days or less than 10 days prior to the payment date (NOTE: the ex-dividend date is one business day prior to the record date). On and after 9/30/2025, dividends on the Preferred Stock will accumulate and be payable at a percentage of the $25.00 liquidation preference equal to an annual floating rate of three-month LIBOR plus a spread of 4.743% per annum.
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.