W.P. Carey Inc. (WPC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 27, 2012


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W.P. Carey Inc. ( WPC ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 27, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.66 per share scheduled for January 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased WPC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 1.54% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $51.5, the dividend yield is 5.13%.

The previous trading day's last sale of WPC was $51.5, representing a -5.85% decrease from the 52 week high of $54.70 and a 29.85% increase over the 52 week low of $39.66.

WPC is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as CBRE Group, Inc. ( CBG ) and Realogy Holdings Corp. ( RLGY ). WPC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.36. Zacks Investment Research reports WPC's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -25.48%, compared to an industry average of 3.4%.

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

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