85th Common Stock Monthly Dividend Increase Declared By Realty Income
SAN DIEGO, March 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Realty Income Corporation (Realty Income, NYSE: O), The Monthly Dividend Company®, today announced its Board of Directors has declared an increase in the company’s common stock monthly cash dividend to $0.199 per share from $0.1985 per share. The dividend is payable on April 15, 2016 to shareholders of record as of April 1, 2016. This is the 85th dividend increase since Realty Income’s listing on the NYSE in 1994. The ex-dividend date for April’s dividend is March 30, 2016. The new monthly dividend amount represents an annualized dividend amount of $2.388 per share as compared to the previous annualized dividend amount of $2.382 per share.
The Board of Directors also declared a dividend on the company’s Monthly Income Class F preferred stock. The monthly dividend amount of $0.138021 on the Class F preferred shares is payable on April 15, 2016 to shareholders of record as of April 1, 2016. The annualized dividend amount for the Class F preferred shares is $1.65625 per share.
“We are pleased that our Board of Directors has once again determined that we are able to increase the amount of the monthly dividend we pay to our shareholders,” said John P. Case, Chief Executive Officer of Realty Income. “With the payment of the April dividend, we will have made 549 consecutive monthly dividend payments and paid over $3.9 billion in dividends throughout our 47-year operating history.”
Dividendi incassati :140.4
Nuovo dividendo annuo stimato :66.87