How Much Money Does Realty Income Pay Out in Dividends?

One of the most well-known real estate investment trusts (REITs) on the stock market is Realty Income (NYSE: O). Investors should be aware of the following details regarding Realty Income's dividend payout history, current situation, and projected future payouts because income is the most important aspect of real estate investment trusts (REITs).  

How much is the dividend for Realty Income? I'll give you the simple answer first. Dividends from Realty Income are being distributed monthly at an annualized rate of $3.16. So, if you're the stock's owner, you may anticipate a monthly deposit of one-twelfth of this sum into your brokerage account.  

The stock price (which was $52.76 at the end of trading on Tuesday) determines the dividend yield. The dividend yield for Realty Income shares is 5.98%. Naturally, after markets start on Wednesday, there may be some fluctuations in this value.  

Return on investment for Realty Income's dividends It is mandatory for real estate investment trusts to pay up a majority of their profits to their shareholders.  

Earnings per share, which are often calculated using net income, don't work very well for real estate companies. Money coming in from operations, or FFO, is a more accurate measure.  

As a rule, real estate investment trusts pay 70% to 90% of their FFO. In 2023, Realty Income's adjusted FFO was $4.00 per share, and the current dividend yield shows that the company paid out 79% of its FFO. When it comes to real estate investment trust distributions, this is well in the middle of the healthy range.  

As a rule, real estate investment trusts pay 70% to 90% of their FFO. In 2023, Realty Income's adjusted FFO was $4.00 per share, and the current dividend yield shows that the company paid out 79% of its FFO. When it comes to real estate investment trust distributions, this is well in the middle of the healthy range.  

Past dividend payments Not only does Realty Income consistently increase its distribution, but it also provides a dividend yield of around 6%. Actually, Realty Income's dividend has grown at a pace of 4.3% per annum for the past 107 straight quarters.  

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