In trading on Thursday, shares of Newcastle Investment Corp's 8.05% Series C Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock (NCT.PRC) were yielding above the 8% mark based on its quarterly dividend (annualized to $2.0125), with shares changing hands as low as $25.15 on the day. This compares to an average yield of 6.85% in the "REITs" preferred stock category, according to Preferred Stock Channel. As of last close, NCT.PRC was trading at a 1.00% premium to its liquidation preference amount, versus the average discount of 1.05% in the "REITs" category.

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The chart below shows the one year performance of NCT.PRC shares, versus NCT:

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Below is a dividend history chart for NCT.PRC, showing historical dividend payments on Newcastle Investment Corp's 8.05% Series C Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock:

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In Thursday trading, Newcastle Investment Corp's 8.05% Series C Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock ( NCT.PRC) is currently off about 0.4% on the day, while the common shares ( NCT) are up about 1.5%.