Owners of W. P. Carey (NYSE: WPC) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 86 cents per share. At a price of $66.07 as of 9:35 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 5.3%. The average volume for W. P. Carey has been 240,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. W. P. Carey has a market cap of $4.5 billion and is part of the real estate industry. Shares are up 25.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. Learn more. W. P. Carey Inc. is an independent equity real estate investment trust. The firm also provides long-term sale-leaseback and build-to-suit financing for companies. It invests in the real estate markets across the globe. The company has a P/E ratio of 75.22. TheStreet Ratings rates W. P. Carey as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. You can view the full W. P. Carey Ratings Report now.