Realty Income Corporation (O) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 29, 2013

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Realty Income Corporation ( O ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 29, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.1812 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased O stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 24.02% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $49.51, the dividend yield is 4.39%.

The previous trading day's last sale of O was $49.51, representing a -0.9% decrease from the 52 week high of $49.96 and a 32.63% increase over the 52 week low of $37.33.

O is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). O's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.02. Zacks Investment Research reports O's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 17.04%, compared to an industry average of 2.1%.

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

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

  • iShares FTSE NAREIT Retail Index Fund ( RTL )
  • PowerShares S&P MidCap Low Volatility Portfolio ( XMLV )
  • WisdomTree MidCap Dividend Fund ( DON )
  • iShares S&P MidCap 400 Index Fund ( IJH )
  • MidCap SPDR Trust Series I ( MDY ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is RTL with an increase of 16.54% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of O at 4.37%.



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.



This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks

Referenced Stocks: AMT , DON , IJH , MDY , O , RTL , SPG , XMLV

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