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Realty Income Corporation (O) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 30, 2013

Realty Income Corporation ( O ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 30, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.1812 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 17, 2013. Shareholders who purchased O stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that O has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $48.79, the dividend yield is 4.46%.

The previous trading day's last sale of O was $48.79, representing a -12.06% decrease from the 52 week high of $55.48 and a 30.7% increase over the 52 week low of $37.33.

O is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). O's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.02. Zacks Investment Research reports O's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 17.49%, compared to an industry average of 4.6%.

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

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

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

  • iShares FTSE NAREIT Retail Index Fund ( RTL )
  • PowerShares S&P MidCap Low Volatility Portfolio ( XMLV )
  • WisdomTree MidCap Dividend Fund ( DON )
  • iShares S&P MidCap 400 Index Fund ( IJH )
  • MidCap SPDR Trust Series I ( MDY ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IJH with an increase of 14.37% over the last 100 days. RTL has the highest percent weighting of O at 4.37%.

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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