SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
CURRENT REPORT PURSUANT
TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF
THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) June 14, 2011
ARMOUR Residential REIT, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
(Registrants Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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ARMOUR Residential REIT, Inc. (ARMOUR) today announced that a monthly dividend rate of $0.12 will be payable to holders of ARMOUR common stock for each of the three months in the third quarter of 2011 as set forth below:
A copy of ARMOURs press release announcing the dividends is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by this reference.
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Dated: June 14, 2011
ARMOUR RESIDENTIAL REIT, INC.
By: /s/ Jeffrey J. Zimmer
Name: Jeffrey J. Zimmer
Title: Co-Chief Executive Officer, President and Co-Vice Chairman