WPC W.P. Carey Inc.

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  • WPC
  • Price as of: Dec 18, 02:02 PM EST
  • $71.53
  • +$0.87
  • +1.2%
  • Industry
  • Property management
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WPC Stock Dividend Data

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  • Dividend Yield
    5.31% Financial Average 4.24%
  • Annual Payout
    $3.80 Paid Quarterly
  • Payout Ratio
    84.1% EPS $4.52
  • Dividend Growth
    13 yrs Since 2001
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DARS Rating™ Breakdown

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Growth History

WPC Dividend Growth History

Annualized Growth
1994-2012
Annualized Growth
1994-2004
Annualized Growth
2004-2008
Annualized Growth
2008-2012
Annualized Growth
Last 5 Yrs
Annualized Growth
Last 3 Yrs
Annual
Growth
2012
Consecutive
Years of
Increases
Reveal More Dividend Growth History for WPC 18.7% 38.8% 13 years
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Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

WPC Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

Payout Amount Calendar Year Annual Growth
$3.3900 2013 38.8%
$2.4420 2012 11.8%
Historical Dividend Data

WPC Dividend History

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$0.9500 2014-12-10 2014-12-29 2014-12-31 2015-01-15 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.9400 2014-09-18 2014-09-26 2014-09-30 2014-10-15 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.9000 2014-06-19 2014-06-26 2014-06-30 2014-07-15 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.8950 2014-03-20 2014-03-27 2014-03-31 2014-04-15 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.8700 2013-12-12 2013-12-27 2013-12-31 2014-01-15 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.1100 2013-12-12 2013-12-27 2013-12-31 2014-01-15 Non-Qualified Special N/A
$0.8600 2013-09-19 2013-09-26 2013-09-30 2013-10-15 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.8400 2013-06-20 2013-06-27 2013-07-01 2013-07-15 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.8200 2013-03-14 2013-03-26 2013-03-28 2013-04-15 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.6600 2012-12-13 2012-12-27 2012-12-31 2013-01-15 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.6500 2012-09-14 2012-09-28 2012-10-02 2012-10-16 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.5670 2012-06-22 2012-06-28 2012-07-02 2012-07-16 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.5650 2012-03-19 2012-03-28 2012-03-31 2012-04-16 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.5630 2011-12-08 2011-12-28 2011-12-31 2012-01-13 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.5600 2011-09-16 2011-09-28 2011-09-30 2011-10-14 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.5500 2011-06-16 2011-06-28 2011-06-30 2011-07-15 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.5120 2011-03-21 2011-03-29 2011-03-31 2011-04-15 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.5100 2010-12-09 2010-12-29 2010-12-31 2011-01-14 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.5080 2010-09-17 2010-09-28 2010-09-30 2010-10-15 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.5060 2010-06-10 2010-06-28 2010-06-30 2010-07-15 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.5040 2010-03-18 2010-03-29 2010-03-31 2010-04-15 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.5020 2009-12-10 2009-12-29 2009-12-31 2010-01-15 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2009-12-10 2009-12-29 2009-12-31 2010-01-15 Non-Qualified Special N/A
$0.5000 2009-09-17 2009-09-28 2009-09-30 2009-10-15 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.4980 2009-06-11 2009-06-26 2009-06-30 2009-07-15 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.4960 2009-02-26 2009-03-27 2009-03-31 2009-04-15 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.4940 2008-12-18 2008-12-29 2008-12-31 2009-01-15 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.4920 2008-09-18 2008-09-26 2008-09-30 2008-10-15 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.4870 2008-06-17 2008-06-26 2008-06-30 2008-07-15 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.4820 2008-03-19 2008-03-27 2008-03-31 2008-04-15 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.4770 2007-12-07 2007-12-27 2007-12-31 2008-01-15 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.2700 2007-12-07 2007-12-27 2007-12-31 2008-01-15 Non-Qualified Special N/A
$0.4720 2007-09-17 2007-09-26 2007-09-28 2007-10-15 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.4670 2007-06-19 2007-06-27 2007-06-29 2007-07-16 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.4620 2007-03-22 2007-03-28 2007-03-31 2007-04-16 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.4580 2006-12-11 2006-12-27 2006-12-31 2007-01-15 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.4560 2006-09-21 2006-09-27 2006-09-30 2006-10-13 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.4540 2006-06-08 2006-06-28 2006-06-30 2006-07-14 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.4520 2006-03-27 2006-03-29 2006-03-31 2006-04-13 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.4500 2005-12-28 2005-12-31 2006-01-16 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.4480 2005-09-20 2005-09-28 2005-09-30 2005-10-15 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.4460 2005-06-08 2005-06-28 2005-06-30 2005-07-15 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.4440 2005-03-16 2005-03-29 2005-03-31 2005-04-15 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.4420 2004-12-13 2004-12-29 2004-12-31 2005-01-15 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.4400 2004-09-14 2004-09-28 2004-09-30 2004-10-15 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.4380 2004-06-09 2004-06-28 2004-06-30 2004-07-15 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.4360 2004-03-17 2004-03-29 2004-03-31 2004-04-15 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.4350 2003-12-10 2003-12-29 2003-12-31 2004-01-15 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.4340 2003-09-15 2003-09-26 2003-09-30 2003-10-15 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.4330 2003-06-12 2003-06-26 2003-06-30 2003-07-15 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.4320 2003-03-12 2003-03-27 2003-03-31 2003-04-15 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.4310 2002-12-11 2002-12-27 2002-12-31 2003-01-15 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.4300 2002-09-12 2002-09-26 2002-09-30 2002-10-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4290 2002-06-12 2002-06-26 2002-06-28 2002-07-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4280 2002-03-19 2002-03-26 2002-03-29 2002-04-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4270 2001-12-12 2001-12-27 2001-12-31 2002-01-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4260 2001-09-20 2001-09-26 2001-09-28 2001-10-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4250 2001-06-18 2001-06-27 2001-06-29 2001-07-13 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4225 2001-03-21 2001-03-28 2001-03-30 2001-04-12 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4225 2000-12-22 2000-12-27 2000-12-29 2001-01-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4225 2000-09-19 2000-09-27 2000-09-29 2000-10-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4225 2000-06-15 2000-06-28 2000-06-30 2000-07-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4225 2000-03-15 2000-03-29 2000-03-31 2000-04-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4175 1999-11-30 1999-12-13 1999-12-15 2000-01-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4175 1999-09-16 1999-09-28 1999-09-30 1999-10-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4175 1999-06-10 1999-06-25 1999-06-29 1999-07-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4175 1999-03-16 1999-03-29 1999-03-31 1999-04-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4125 1998-12-16 1998-12-29 1998-12-31 1999-01-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4125 1998-08-27 1998-09-28 1998-09-30 1998-10-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4125 1998-04-08 1998-06-26 1998-06-30 1998-07-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4125 1998-01-26 1998-03-27 1998-03-31 1998-04-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
Company Profile

WPC Company Profile

Exchange: NYSE
Sector: Financial

W. P. Carey Inc. (WPC) is an independent equity real estate investment trust. The firm also provides long-term sale-leaseback and build-to-suit financing for companies. It invests in the real estate markets across the globe. The firm primarily invests in commercial properties that are generally triple-net leased to single corporate tenants including office, warehouse, industrial, logistics, retail, hotel, R&D, and self-storage properties. W. P. Carey Inc. was founded in 1973 and is based in New York, New York.

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W.P. Carey Inc. News

  • The latest FOMC statement released yesterday affirmed the Fed's accommodative stance. In summary, policymakers ended the third round of...
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  • W.P. Carey Acquires UK Government Office for $72 Million (WPC)

    Real estate investment trust W.P. Carey Inc. (WPC) announced on Tuesday that it has acquired an UK government office facility for $72 million. WPC has acquired an office facility from the Department of State for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) located in Manchester, UK. This office is leased to the DCLG on a 15 year triple net lease and is currently occupied by the UK's tax department. Jennifer Lucas, Director of WPC commented: "The recent staff consolidation into the facility demonstrates that this is an important location for HMRC and supports our proven business model of acquiring key operating assets let to single tenants on long-term net-leases." W.P. Carey shares were mostly flat during pre-market trading Tuesday. The stock is up 27% YTD. The Bottom Line Shares of W.P. Carey Inc. (WPC) have a 5.07% yield based on Monday's closing price of $66.25. W.P. Carey Inc. (WPC) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.
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  • W.P. Carey Sees Increase in Q2 Profit, Adjusted Funds From Operations, and Revenues (WPC)

    Before the opening bell on Tuesday, real estate investment trust W.P. Carey Inc. (WPC) reported that it saw an increase in both net income and adjusted fund from operations in the second quarter. The New York, New York-based company posted a second quarter net income of $43.17 million, up from $31.78 million a year ago. On a per share basis, earnings fell to 62 cents from 77 cents last year. The company's adjusted funds from operations came in at $72.64 million, or $1.05 per share, up from $27.82 million, or 68 cents per share, in the same period a year ago. W.P. Carey's second quarter revenues were $103.6 million, compared to the $46.6 million posted in the same period in 2012. W. P. Carey President and CEO Trevor Bond, noted, "We are very pleased with both our second quarter results and the announcement of our proposed merger with CPA®:16 – Global, another milestone transaction which will significantly increase our real estate assets under ownership and reinforce our status as a leading global net-lease REIT. As we have for four decades, we will continue to focus on our strategy of disciplined investing in order to generate stable and growing cash flows and dividend income for our investors." W.P. Carey shares were up a fraction during morning trading on Tuesday. The stock is up 31.49% year-to-date. The Bottom Line Shares of W.P. Carey (WPC) offer a dividend yield of 4.90% based on last night's closing price of $68.58 and the company's annualized dividend payout of $3.36 per share. W.P. Carey Inc. (WPC) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.
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  • W.P. Carey Declares Q2 Dividend; Raises Payout By 2.4% (WPC)

    Late on Wednesday, real estate investment trust W.P. Carey Inc. (WPC) declared its second quarter dividend, raising its quarterly payout by 2.4%. The company will now pay a dividend of 84 cents per share, up from its previous quarterly payout of 82 cents per share. This dividend will be payable on July 15 with an ex-dividend date of June 27. W.P. Carey also noted that this new dividend payout is the company's 49th consecutive dividend increase. W.P. Carey shares were up $1.04, or +1.62%, during pre-market trading on Friday. The stock is up +23.39% year-to-date. The Bottom Line Shares of W.P. Carey (WPC) have a dividend yield of 5.22% based on last night's closing price of $64.35 and the company's updated annualized dividend payout of $3.36 per share. W.P. Carey Inc. (WPC) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.
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