W.P. Carey Inc. ( WPC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.82 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased WPC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 24.24% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of WPC was $68.02, representing a -1.41% decrease from the 52 week high of $68.99 and a 71.51% increase over the 52 week low of $39.66.
WPC is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). WPC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.35.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the WPC Dividend History page.
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