The dividend of $5.77 per share is paid on February 17th to shareholders who owned the stock as of the end of day Jan 30th. If you owned the stock on that day the dividend should automatically show up in your account on Feb 17th, or at latest the next day. If it doesn't you should call you broker.
Barons is clueless. Articles written by people who has alot less acedemic AND real work business qualifications then the average Joe in the market.
Do the opposite of whatever Cramer says...especially on MHR. He's gotten MHR wrong too many times to count. Said buy before the accounting issue. Switched to sell just at the bottom last spring.