Realty Income, an S&P 500 company, has been paying dependable monthly dividends throughout its 48-year operating history. Below are examples of the company’s consistent dividend growth and performance.
There are potential benefits to investing long-term in a company that regularly increases its dividend. The longer you hold your shares, the higher the yield you will receive on your original investment, assuming dividends increase over time. Additionally, dividend reinvestment could generate increased returns in the future.
Dividend Amount and Track Record
(as of 2/15/2017 and since our 1994 NYSE listing,
except as noted)
• 559 consecutive monthly dividends paid
(since our founding in 1969)
• 90 dividend increases
• 77 consecutive quarterly increases
• Dividend growth of 180.7%
• Compound average annual dividend growth rate of approximately 4.7%
|Monthly Dividend Amount (for shareholders of record on 3/1/2017)||$0.2105|
|Annualized Dividend Amount (for shareholders of record on 3/1/2017)||$2.526|
Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance. There is risk that dividends will not always increase, that dividends will not be declared according to past history, or that dividends will be declared at all.