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Newcastle Investment Corporation (NCT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 21, 2013

Newcastle Investment Corporation ( NCT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 21, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.22 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 30, 2013. Shareholders who purchased NCT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that NCT has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of NCT was $11.5, representing a -0.95% decrease from the 52 week high of $11.61 and a 92.95% increase over the 52 week low of $5.96.

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 $2.84. Zacks Investment Research reports NCT's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 25.89%, compared to an industry average of -8.1%.

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

Interested in gaining exposure to NCT through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have NCT as a top-10 holding:

  • IQ US Real Estate Small Cap ETF ( ROOF )
  • iShares FTSE NAREIT Mortgage REITs Index Fund ( REM )
  • PowerShares FTSE RAFI US 1500 Small-Mid Portfolio ( PRFZ ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is ROOF with an increase of 18.23% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of NCT at 4.98%.

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


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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