Realty Income (O) announced a 0.17% increase in its cash dividends for common stockholders. The monthly dividend increases from $0.1831042 to $0.1834167. The dividend is payable on Jan 15, 2015 to shareholders of record as of Jan 2, 2015. This is the 78th dividend increase since Realty Income went public in 1994 (and 4th increase of the year).
The new monthly dividend amount represents an annualized dividend amount of approx $2.201 per share, up from $2.197. My portfolio consists of 60 shares of Realty Income and the new increase bumps up my annual dividends from $131.82 to $132.06.