Realty Income Corporation ( O ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 29, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.212 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 14, 2017. Shareholders who purchased O prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 0.47% increase over the prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $55.99, the dividend yield is 4.54%.
The previous trading day's last sale of O was $55.99, representing a -22.55% decrease from the 52 week high of $72.30 and a 6.2% increase over the 52 week low of $52.72.
O is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ) and Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ). O's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.14. Zacks Investment Research reports O's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 4.51%, compared to an industry average of -.3%.
Interested in gaining exposure to O through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have O as a top-10 holding:
- First Trust S&P REIT Index Fund ( FRI )
- First Trust RBA Quality Income ETF ( QINC )
- First Trust FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Global Real Estate Index Fund ( FFR )
- Direxion Financial Bull 3X Shares ( FAS ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is FAS with an increase of 15.39% over the last 100 days. FRI has the highest percent weighting of O at 1.87%.