In trading on Thursday, shares of Newcastle Investment Corp's 9.75% Series B Cumulative Preferred Stock (NCT.PRB) were yielding above the 9.5% mark based on its quarterly dividend (annualized to $2.4375), with shares changing hands as low as $25.59 on the day. This compares to an average yield of 7.15% in the "REITs" preferred stock category, according to Preferred Stock Channel. As of last close, NCT.PRB was trading at a 2.80% premium to its liquidation preference amount, versus the average discount of 2.06% in the "REITs" category.The chart below shows the one year performance of NCT.PRB shares, versus NCT: Below is a dividend history chart for NCT.PRB, showing historical dividend payments on Newcastle Investment Corp's 9.75% Series B Cumulative Preferred Stock: In Thursday trading, Newcastle Investment Corp's 9.75% Series B Cumulative Preferred Stock ( NCT.PRB) is currently down about 0.4% on the day, while the common shares ( NCT) are up about 0.2%.
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