SAN DIEGO, Aug. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Realty Income Corporation (Realty Income, NYSE: O), The Monthly Dividend Company®, today announced that its Board of Directors has declared the 542nd consecutive common stock monthly dividend. The dividend amount of $0.19 per share, representing an annualized amount of $2.28 per share, is payable on September 15, 2015 to shareholders of record as of September 1, 2015.
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 September 15, 2015 to shareholders of record as of September 1, 2015. The annualized dividend amount for the Class F preferred shares is $1.65625 per share.
About the Company Realty Income, The Monthly Dividend Company®, is an S&P 500 company dedicated to providing shareholders with dependable monthly income. The company is structured as a REIT and its monthly dividends are supported by the cash flow from over 4,400 real estate properties owned under long-term lease agreements with regional and national commercial tenants. To date, the company has declared 542 consecutive common stock monthly dividends throughout its 46-year operating history and increased the dividend 81 times since Realty Income's public listing in 1994 (NYSE: O). The company is an active buyer of net-leased commercial properties nationwide. Additional information about the company can be obtained from the corporate website at www.realtyincome.com or www.twitter.com/realtyincome.
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