W.P. Carey Company Profile (NYSE:WPC)

About W.P. Carey

W.P. Carey logoW. P. Carey provides long-term, sale-leaseback and build-to-suit transactions for companies worldwide, and manages a global investment portfolio. It has two primary business segments. Under the investment management segment, the Company earns revenue as the advisor to publicly owned, non-actively traded real estate investment trusts (REITs), which are sponsored by the Company under the Corporate Property Associates brand name (the CPA REITs) and invests in similar properties. Under the real estate ownership segment, the Company owns and invests in commercial properties in the United States and the European Union that are then leased to companies, primarily on a single-tenant, triple-net leased basis. As of December 31, 2009, it operated as advisor to Corporate Property Associates 14 Incorporated, Corporate Property Associates 15 Incorporated, Corporate Property Associates 16 - Global Incorporated and Corporate Property Associates 17 - Global Incorporated.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: REIT - Diversified
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: WPC
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $59.52
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $59.02
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $65.01
  • 52-Week Range: $51.12 - $72.89
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 23.58
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 23.40
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
  • Market Cap: $6.34B
  • Outstanding Shares: 106,280,000
  • Beta: 0.86
  • Net Margins: 30.17%
  • Return on Equity: 7.71%
  • Return on Assets: 3.13%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.18%
  • Current Ratio: 0.41%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.41%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for W.P. Carey (NYSE:WPC) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 4 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $68.17 (14.26% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for W.P. Carey (NYSE:WPC)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/25/2016Wells Fargo & Co.Reiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
9/23/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuy$81.00View Rating Details
7/7/2016Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetSell$54.00 -> $59.00View Rating Details
3/21/2016Evercore ISIBoost Price TargetHold$63.00 -> $64.50View Rating Details
2/11/2016Ladenburg ThalmannDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
2/11/2016Capital One Financial Corp.DowngradeOverweight -> Equal WeightView Rating Details
6/25/2015Bank of America Corp.DowngradeNeutral -> Underperform$71.00 -> $64.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 12/9/2014 forward)


Earnings History for W.P. Carey (NYSE:WPC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/3/2016Q316$1.20$1.03$176.33 million$204.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2016Q216$0.59$1.24$184.64 million$198.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2016Q116$0.44$1.31$177.19 million$244.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/25/2016Q415$1.18$1.27$172.85 million$232.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/3/2015Q315$1.06$1.19$172.48 million$214.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2015Q215$0.98$1.31$167.28 million$224.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/18/2015Q115$0.99$1.22$188.62 million$204.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/24/2015Q414$0.38$0.30$168.35 million$248.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/4/2014Q314$0.39$1.13$132.60 million$195.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2014Q214$0.38$0.38$154.36 million$252.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2014Q114$0.73$1.31$123.35 million$163.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/3/2014$0.37$0.38ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2013Q313$0.56$1.03$78.20 million$114.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2013Q213$0.36$1.05$46.60 million$103.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2013Q1 2013$1.03$49.60 million$101.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/26/2013Q4 2012$1.13$327.80 million$374.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/8/2012Q312$0.82$14.84 million$15.85 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for W.P. Carey (NYSE:WPC)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.68 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.55 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20162$1.02$1.04$1.03
Q2 20162$1.03$1.05$1.04
Q3 20161$1.17$1.17$1.17
Q4 20161$1.08$1.08$1.08
Q1 20171$1.12$1.12$1.12
Q2 20171$1.14$1.14$1.14
Q3 20171$1.20$1.20$1.20
Q4 20171$1.24$1.24$1.24
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for W.P. Carey (NYSE:WPC)
Annual Dividend:$3.94
Dividend Yield:6.60%
Dividend Growth:17.60% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:155.73% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
147.01% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
154.51% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:15 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for W.P. Carey (NYSE:WPC)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for W.P. Carey (NYSE:WPC)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.68%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 48.51%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
11/17/2016Mark A AlexanderDirectorBuy4,000$57.73$230,920.00View SEC Filing  
11/7/2016Mary M VandewegheDirectorBuy940$58.67$55,149.80View SEC Filing  
8/26/2016Nathaniel S CoolidgeDirectorSell350$66.79$23,376.50View SEC Filing  
5/9/2016Mary M VandewegheDirectorBuy1,000$63.08$63,080.00View SEC Filing  
12/18/2015Thomas E. ZachariasCOOSell17,000$60.03$1,020,510.00View SEC Filing  
12/17/2015Nathaniel S. CoolidgeDirectorSell757$60.92$46,116.44View SEC Filing  
12/8/2015Trevor P BondCEOSell1,998$61.08$122,037.84View SEC Filing  
5/21/2015Trevor P BondCEOBuy2,000$63.07$126,140.00View SEC Filing  
3/6/2015Trevor P BondCEOBuy2,000$65.59$131,180.00View SEC Filing  
3/2/2015Mark M GoldbergDirectorSell20,000$69.30$1,386,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/26/2015Benjamin H Iv GriswoldDirectorSell11,000$68.35$751,850.00View SEC Filing  
8/13/2014Hisham A KaderCAOSell1,488$68.68$102,195.84View SEC Filing  
8/7/2014Hisham A KaderCAOSell1,705$66.92$114,098.60View SEC Filing  
5/20/2014Trevor BondCEOBuy1,000$61.98$61,980.00View SEC Filing  
5/15/2014Thomas ZachariasCOOSell7,500$62.00$465,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/13/2014Benjamin Iv GriswoldDirectorSell15,936$61.50$980,064.00View SEC Filing  
11/25/2013Of Wm. Polk Carey EstateMajor ShareholderSell750,000$62.15$46,612,500.00View SEC Filing  
9/9/2013H Augustus CareyMajor ShareholderSell1,083,000$65.00$70,395,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/18/2012Mark M GoldbergDirectorBuy1,600$49.45$79,120.00View SEC Filing  
12/3/2012Mark M GoldbergDirectorBuy1,250$48.32$60,400.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for W.P. Carey (NYSE:WPC)
us.rd.yahoo.com logoW. P. Carey Inc. Increases Quarterly Dividend to $0.9900 per Share (NYSE:WPC)
us.rd.yahoo.com - December 8 at 11:07 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logo4:32 pm W.P. Carey increases quarterly dividend to $0.99/share from $0.985/share (NYSE:WPC)
us.rd.yahoo.com - December 8 at 11:07 AM
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seekingalpha.com - December 6 at 12:54 PM
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seekingalpha.com - November 29 at 1:19 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCPA:18 -- Global Closes $38.5 Million Retail Portfolio Mezzanine Financing (NYSE:WPC)
finance.yahoo.com - November 23 at 11:52 AM
nasdaq.com logoWPC Trading Below Director's Recent Buy Price - Nasdaq (NYSE:WPC)
www.nasdaq.com - November 17 at 8:01 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoW. P. Carey (WPC): Moving Average Crossover Alert (NYSE:WPC)
finance.yahoo.com - November 17 at 12:57 PM
nasdaq.com logoWPC Trading Below Director's Recent Buy Price (NYSE:WPC)
www.nasdaq.com - November 16 at 8:41 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoW. P. CAREY INC. Financials (NYSE:WPC)
finance.yahoo.com - November 10 at 8:27 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to W.P. Carey, Inc. : November 10, 2016 (NYSE:WPC)
www.capitalcube.com - November 10 at 8:27 PM
streetinsider.com logoW. P. Carey (WPC) Completes $145M Industrial Facility Portfolio Sale-Leaseback (NYSE:WPC)
www.streetinsider.com - November 9 at 8:36 PM
News IconRegulatory Insider Filing: Mary Vandeweghe, W.P. Carey Inc. REIT (NYSE:WPC)’s insider Paid for 940 Shares (NYSE:WPC)
www.whatsonthorold.com - November 9 at 8:36 PM
prnewswire.com logoW. P. Carey Inc. Announces $145 Million Agreement for Sale-Leaseback of 15-Property Vertically Integrated Industrial ... - PR Newswire (press release) (NYSE:WPC)
www.prnewswire.com - November 9 at 11:36 AM
publicnow.com logoW. P. Carey Inc. Announces $145 Million Agreement for Sale-Leaseback of 15-Property Vertically Integrated Industrial Portfolio (NYSE:WPC)
www.publicnow.com - November 9 at 11:36 AM
capitalcube.com logoW.P. Carey, Inc. :WPC-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2016 By the Numbers : November 8, 2016 (NYSE:WPC)
www.capitalcube.com - November 8 at 1:13 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of WPC earnings conference call or presentation 3-Nov-16 2:00pm GMT (NYSE:WPC)
finance.yahoo.com - November 4 at 12:38 PM
cnbc.com logoW.P. Carey reports 3Q results (NYSE:WPC)
www.cnbc.com - November 3 at 12:46 PM
rttnews.com logoW. P. Carey Inc. Bottom Line Rises 14% In Q3 (NYSE:WPC)
www.rttnews.com - November 3 at 12:46 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo7:40 am W.P. Carey beats by $0.17, misses on revs; guides FY16 FFO above consensus (NYSE:WPC)
finance.yahoo.com - November 3 at 12:46 PM
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publicnow.com logoW. P. Carey Inc. to Release Third Quarter 2016 Financial Results on Thursday, November 3, 2016 (NYSE:WPC)
www.publicnow.com - October 20 at 8:12 AM
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cincysportszone.com - October 17 at 8:00 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoW. P. CAREY INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers (NYSE:WPC)
biz.yahoo.com - October 11 at 7:53 PM
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www.insidermonkey.com - October 11 at 5:59 AM
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www.nasdaq.com - October 6 at 7:53 PM


W.P. Carey (NYSE:WPC) Chart for Friday, December, 9, 2016

Last Updated on 12/9/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff