Orchid Island Capital Announces


The following excerpt is from the company's SEC filing.

Vero Beach, Fla., January 9, 2014 - Orchid Island Capital, Inc. (the “Company”) (NYSE MKT:ORC) announced that today the Board of Directors declared a monthly cash dividend for the month of January 2014. The dividend of $0.18 per share will be paid January 31, 2014, to holders of record on January 27, 2014, with an ex-dividend date of January 23, 2014.

The Company intends to make regular monthly cash distributions to its stockholders. In order to qualify as a real estate investment trust (“REIT”) the Company must distribute annually to its stockholders an amount at least equal to 90% of its REIT taxable inco me, determined without regard to the deduction for dividends paid and excluding any net capital gain. The Company will be subject to income tax on taxable income that is not distributed and to an excise tax to the extent that certain percentages of its taxable income is not distributed by specified dates. The Company has not established a minimum distribution payment level and is not assured of its ability to make distributions to stockholders in the future.

The Company’s estimated book value per share as of December 31, 2013 was $13.40.  Book value per share is regularly used as a valuation metric by various equity analysts that follow the Company and may be deemed a non-GAAP financial measure pursuant to Regulation G. The Company computes book value per share by dividing total stockholders' equity by the total number of shares outstanding of the Company's Common Stock. At December 31, 2013, the Company's preliminary estimated total stockholders' equity was approximately $44.8 million with 3,341,665 Common shares outstanding. These figures and the resulting estimated book value per share are preliminary, subject to change, and subject to audit by the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm.

Details of the MBS portfolio as of December 31, 2013 are presented below. These figures are preliminary and subject to change.  The information contained herein is an intra-quarter update created by the Company based upon information that the Company believes is accurate.

Orchid Island Capital, Inc. is a specialty finance company that invests in Agency RMBS that are either traditional pass-through Agency RMBS or structured Agency RMBS. Orchid Island Capital, Inc. intends to elect to be taxed as a real estate investment trust for federal income tax purposes.

* Modeled results from Citigroup Global Markets, Inc. Yield Book. Interest rate shocks assume instantaneous parallel shifts and horizon prices are calculated assuming constant LIBOR OAS. These results are for illustrative purposes only and actual results may differ materially.

The above information was disclosed in a filing to the SEC. To see this filing in its entirety, click here.

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Other recent filings from the company include the following:

Orchid Island Capital Announces - Sept. 9, 2014
Orchid Island Capital just filed a prospectus, suggesting it plans to soon issue some securities - Sept. 3, 2014
Orchid Island: Entry Into A Material Definitive Agreement - Sept. 3, 2014

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