Third-quarter earnings were announced today by Realty Income (NYSE: O ) , an equity real estate investment trust. While the stock is down slightly due to normalized funds from operations per share coming in a penny shy of estimates, quarterly performance was fine overall, with revenue climbing 13%.
September marked the company's 60th consecutive quarterly dividend increase, with a total of 68 increases since its 1994 IPO. Through September 2012, Realty Income had paid out a staggering 506 consecutive monthly dividends, truly delivering on its claim-to-fame name. For the full story on "The Monthly Dividend Company," be sure to check out the video below.
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