Newcastle Investment Corporation (NCT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 26, 2013

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Newcastle Investment Corporation ( NCT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 31, 2014. Shareholders who purchased NCT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -54.55% decrease from the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $5.7, the dividend yield is 7.02%.

The previous trading day's last sale of NCT was $5.7, representing a -54.36% decrease from the 52 week high of $12.49 and a 21.28% increase over the 52 week low of $4.70.

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 $.76. Zacks Investment Research reports NCT's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -60.68%, compared to an industry average of -13.9%.

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.

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This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: AMT , NCT , SPG

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