In trading on Thursday, shares of Newcastle Investment Corp's 8.375% Series D Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock (NCT.PRD) were yielding above the 8.5% mark based on its quarterly dividend (annualized to $2.0938), with shares changing hands as low as $24.58 on the day. This compares to an average yield of 6.85% in the "Real Estate" preferred stock category, according to Preferred Stock Channel. As of last close, NCT.PRD was trading at a 1.20% premium to its liquidation preference amount, versus the average premium of 3.74% in the "Real Estate" category.

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

Performance Comparison Chart

Below is a dividend history chart for NCT.PRD, showing historical dividend payments on Newcastle Investment Corp's 8.375% Series D Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock:

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In Thursday trading, Newcastle Investment Corp's 8.375% Series D Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock ( NCT.PRD) is currently down about 0.8% on the day, while the common shares ( NCT) are up about 0.5%.