W.P. Carey Inc. (WPC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 26, 2014


W.P. Carey Inc. ( WPC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 26, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.9 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 15, 2014. Shareholders who purchased WPC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 0.56% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $65.29, the dividend yield is 5.51%.

The previous trading day's last sale of WPC was $65.29, representing a -9.56% decrease from the 52 week high of $72.19 and a 18.21% increase over the 52 week low of $55.23.

WPC is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). WPC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.47. Zacks Investment Research reports WPC's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 54.68%, compared to an industry average of 9.2%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the WPC Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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

  • Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF ( VBK ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is VBK with an increase of 3.26% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of WPC at 0.51%.

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: WPC , SPG , AMT , VBK

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