Newcastle Investment Corporation (NCT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 20, 2014

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Newcastle Investment Corporation ( NCT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 20, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 31, 2014. Shareholders who purchased NCT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that NCT has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $5, the dividend yield is 8%.

The previous trading day's last sale of NCT was $5, representing a -16.25% decrease from the 52 week high of $5.97 and a 15.21% increase over the 52 week low of $4.34.

NCT is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). NCT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.39. Zacks Investment Research reports NCT's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -14.67%, compared to an industry average of 2.3%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the NCT Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to NCT through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have NCT as a top-10 holding:

  • Market Vectors Mortgage REIT Income ETF ( MORT ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is MORT with an increase of 7.59% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of NCT at 3.8%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: NCT , SPG , AMT , MORT

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