SAN DIEGO, Jan. 15, 2019 /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 $0.2255 per share from $0.2210 per share. The dividend is payable on February 15, 2019 to shareholders of record as of February 1, 2019. This is the 100th dividend increase since Realty Income’s listing on the NYSE in 1994. The ex-dividend date for February’s dividend is January 31, 2019. The new monthly dividend represents an annualized dividend amount of $2.706 per share as compared to the current annualized dividend amount of $2.652 per share.
“The continued strength of our operating performance has allowed us to increase the dividend for the 100th time since our company’s public listing in 1994,” said Sumit Roy, President and Chief Executive Officer of Realty Income. “We continue to maintain a conservative payout ratio and remain committed to our company’s mission of paying dependable monthly dividends that increase over time. With the payment of the February dividend, shareholders will realize a 3% increase in the amount of the dividend as compared to the same month in 2018.
I own 38 shares of O this will add $2.052 to my dividends. the new year is looking good already one of the best starts I have had and it will only get better as more dividend increases come in. The goal one day is to have my dividends pay all my current and future bills right now most months would be covered on bills but in the future i will have more.
O $2.052 2nd raise
2019 total increases $23.80
Have you had any raises lately?