Realty Income Corporation (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 28, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.1518 per share scheduled for January 15,
2013. Shareholders who purchased O stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
0.26% increase over the prior month. At the current stock price of
$40.76, the dividend yield is 4.47%.
The previous trading day's last sale of O was $40.76,
representing a -7.82% decrease from the 52 week high of $44.22 and
a 18.83% increase over the 52 week low of $34.30.
O is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes
companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. (
) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) (
). O's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $.91. Zacks Investment Research reports O's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -.3%, compared to an industry
average of 1.1%.
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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 (
- WisdomTree MidCap Dividend Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is DON with an increase of
4.37% over the last 100 days. RTL has the highest percent weighting
of O at 4.46%.