Exantas Capital Corp. Declares Dividend

Exantas Capital Corporation, listed on the NYSE as XAN, recently declared a dividend of $0.10 per share. The dividend will be paid out on July 7th to shareholders of record on June 29th. The real estate finance service was founded in 2005 by Mr. Andrew Farkas, who currently holds the position of Chairman of the company. Exantas is also a subsidiary of Mr. Farkas’ company C-III Capital Partners, of which he is currently Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

Exantas Capital currently has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.22, and both its quick ratio and current ratio are 130.99. The market capitalization as of the end of June 2018 was $324.73 million. In the past year, the stock price has reached a high of $11.38 per share, and a low of $8.51 per share.

Exantas reported its quarterly earnings results in May 2018 for the quarter ending March 31, 2018. Earnings per share were $0.28, and the company had a net margin of 57.71%. Revenue for the quarter totaled $11.57 million. The last dividend that the company declared was $0.05 per share, declared on March 20th, 2018 and paid on April 27th, 2018.

Exantas Capital Corp. has been investing in commercial real estate loans for several years. As a subsidiary of C-III, they are able to utilize the parent company’s capabilities, expertise and information to make smarter investments. Under Mr. Farkas’ leadership, the company has grown significantly. C-III now has over $8 billion of assets under management, and Exantas’ investment portfolio is valued at just under $2 million.