Chimera Investment Corporation Announces 1st
Quarter Dividend of $0.17 per Share
March 18, 2010 04:04 PM Eastern Daylight Time
NEW YORK--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--The Board of Directors of Chimera Investment Corporation
(NYSE: CIM) declared the first quarter 2010 common stock cash dividend of $0.17 per common share. This
dividend is payable April 30, 2010 to common shareholders of record on March 29, 2010. The ex-dividend date is
March 25, 2010.
The Company distributes dividends based on its current estimate of taxable earnings per common share, not GAAP
earnings. Taxable and GAAP earnings will typically differ due to items such as differences in premium amortization,
accretion of discounts, non-taxable unrealized and realized gains and losses, credit loss recognition, and non-
deductible general and administrative expenses.
Chimera Investment Corporation invests in residential mortgage loans, residential mortgage-backed securities, real
estate-related securities and various other asset classes. The Company’s principal business objective is to generate
income from the spread between yields on its investments and its cost of borrowing and hedging activities. The
Company, a Maryland corporation that has elected to be taxed as a real estate investment trust (“REIT”), currently
has 670,371,002 shares of common stock outstanding.
This news release and our public documents to which we refer contain or incorporate by reference certain forward-
looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Forward-looking statements which are based on various assumptions (some of
which are beyond our control) may be identified by reference to a future period or periods or by the use of forward-
looking terminology, such as “believe,” “expect,” “anticipate,” “estimate,” “plan,” “continue,” “intend,” “should,”
“may,” “would,” “will” or similar expressions, or variations on those terms or the negative of those terms.