Newcastle Investment Corporation (
) 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. (
) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) (
). 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%.
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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 (
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%.