Newcastle Investment Corporation (
) 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. (
) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) (
). 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%.
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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:
- IQ US Real Estate Small Cap ETF (
- iShares FTSE NAREIT Mortgage REITs Index Fund (
- PowerShares FTSE RAFI US 1500 Small-Mid Portfolio (
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%.