Newcastle Investment Corporation (NCT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 21, 2013

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Newcastle Investment Corporation ( NCT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 21, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.22 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 30, 2013. Shareholders who purchased NCT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that NCT has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of NCT was $11.5, representing a -0.95% decrease from the 52 week high of $11.61 and a 92.95% increase over the 52 week low of $5.96.

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 $2.84. Zacks Investment Research reports NCT's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 25.89%, compared to an industry average of -8.1%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the NCT Dividend History page.

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

  • IQ US Real Estate Small Cap ETF ( ROOF )
  • iShares FTSE NAREIT Mortgage REITs Index Fund ( REM )
  • PowerShares FTSE RAFI US 1500 Small-Mid Portfolio ( PRFZ ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is ROOF with an increase of 18.23% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of NCT at 4.98%.



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: AMT , NCT , PRFZ , REM , ROOF , SPG

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