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Newcastle Investment Corporation (NCT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 26, 2012

Newcastle Investment Corporation ( NCT ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 26, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.22 per share scheduled for January 31, 2013. Shareholders who purchased NCT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 46.67% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $8.79, the dividend yield is 10.01%.

The previous trading day's last sale of NCT was $8.79, representing a -1.35% decrease from the 52 week high of $8.91 and a 92.34% increase over the 52 week low of $4.57.

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 $2.7. Zacks Investment Research reports NCT's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -20.83%, compared to an industry average of -6%.

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

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The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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