Newcastle Investment Corporation (NCT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 16, 2016

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Newcastle Investment Corporation ( NCT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 16, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 31, 2017. Shareholders who purchased NCT prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 9th quarter that NCT has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $4.16, the dividend yield is 11.54%.

The previous trading day's last sale of NCT was $4.16, representing a -14.75% decrease from the 52 week high of $4.88 and a 63.14% increase over the 52 week low of $2.55.

NCT is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). NCT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.26. Zacks Investment Research reports NCT's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 180.85%, compared to an industry average of -5.6%.

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

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Referenced Symbols: SPG , AMT

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