NYSE:WPC - WP Carey Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $78.04 +0.27 (+0.35 %) (As of 03/25/2019 02:42 PM ET)Previous Close$77.77Today's Range$77.36 - $78.0552-Week Range$60.50 - $78.26Volume405,796 shsAverage Volume1.36 million shsMarket Capitalization$12.96 billionP/E Ratio14.48Dividend Yield5.30%Beta0.6 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email W. P. Carey ranks among the largest net lease REITs with an enterprise value of approximately $17 billion and a diversified portfolio of operationally-critical commercial real estate that includes 1,163 net lease properties covering approximately 131 million square feet. For over four decades, the company has invested in high-quality single-tenant industrial, warehouse, office and retail properties subject to long-term leases with built-in rent escalators. Its portfolio is located primarily in the U.S. and Northern and Western Europe and is well-diversified by tenant, property type, geographic location and tenant industry. Receive WPC News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for WPC and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Real estate investment trusts Sub-IndustryN/A SectorFinance Current SymbolNYSE:WPC Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A CIK1025378 Webwww.wpcarey.com Phone212-492-1100Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.92 Current Ratio0.44 Quick Ratio0.44Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio14.48 Forward P/E Ratio15.70 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$885.73 million Price / Sales14.63 Cash Flow$4.7412 per share Price / Cash Flow16.46 Book Value$42.41 per share Price / Book1.84Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$5.39 Net Income$411.57 million Net Margins49.68% Return on Equity9.81% Return on Assets4.19%Miscellaneous Employees206 Outstanding Shares166,080,000Market Cap$12.96 billion Next Earnings Date5/3/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable WP Carey (NYSE:WPC) Frequently Asked Questions What is WP Carey's stock symbol? WP Carey trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "WPC." How often does WP Carey pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for WP Carey? WP Carey announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, March 14th. Investors of record on Friday, March 29th will be given a dividend of $1.032 per share on Monday, April 15th. This represents a $4.13 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.30%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 28th. This is an increase from WP Carey's previous quarterly dividend of $1.03. View WP Carey's Dividend History. How were WP Carey's earnings last quarter? WP Carey Inc (NYSE:WPC) posted its quarterly earnings results on Friday, February, 22nd. The real estate investment trust reported $1.33 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.30 by $0.03. The real estate investment trust earned $273.40 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $283.87 million. WP Carey had a return on equity of 9.81% and a net margin of 49.68%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 39.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $1.18 earnings per share. View WP Carey's Earnings History. When is WP Carey's next earnings date? WP Carey is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, May 3rd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for WP Carey. What guidance has WP Carey issued on next quarter's earnings? WP Carey updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Friday, February, 22nd. The company provided EPS guidance of $4.95-5.15 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $4.71. WP Carey also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $4.95-5.15 EPS. What price target have analysts set for WPC? 4 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month target prices for WP Carey's stock. Their predictions range from $66.25 to $73.00. On average, they expect WP Carey's share price to reach $69.4167 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 10.9%. View Analyst Price Targets for WP Carey. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for WP Carey? 4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for WP Carey in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating and 3 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for WP Carey. Has WP Carey been receiving favorable news coverage? News articles about WPC stock have trended positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. WP Carey earned a news impact score of 2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the real estate investment trust a news buzz of 7.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. Who are some of WP Carey's key competitors? Some companies that are related to WP Carey include Prologis (PLD), Public Storage (PSA), Equinix (EQIX), Welltower (WELL), AvalonBay Communities (AVB), Equity Residential (EQR), DIGITAL RLTY TR/SH (DLR), Ventas (VTR), SBA Communications (SBAC), Realty Income (O), Boston Properties (BXP), Weyerhaeuser (WY), Essex Property Trust (ESS), Alexandria Real Estate Equities (ARE) and HCP (HCP). What other stocks do shareholders of WP Carey own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other WP Carey investors own include AT&T (T), Ventas (VTR), Realty Income (O), Verizon Communications (VZ), Omega Healthcare Investors (OHI), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Pfizer (PFE), AbbVie (ABBV) and Enterprise Products Partners (EPD). Who are WP Carey's key executives? WP Carey's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Jason E. Fox, CEO & Director (Age 46)Mr. John J. Park, Pres (Age 55)Ms. ToniAnn Sanzone CPA, MD & CFO (Age 42)Mr. John D. Miller, Chief Investment Officer & MD (Age 74)Mr. Gino M. Sabatini, MD & Head of Investments (Age 50) Who are WP Carey's major shareholders? WP Carey's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (7.92%), Commonwealth Equity Services LLC (1.58%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.16%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.11%), Northern Trust Corp (1.04%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (0.97%). Company insiders that own WP Carey stock include Arjun Mahalingam, Christopher Niehaus, Jean Hoysradt and Peter Farrell. View Institutional Ownership Trends for WP Carey. Which major investors are selling WP Carey stock? WPC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Martingale Asset Management L P, Chicago Equity Partners LLC, Prudential Financial Inc., Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., California Public Employees Retirement System, Berkshire Asset Management LLC PA and Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL. View Insider Buying and Selling for WP Carey. Which major investors are buying WP Carey stock? WPC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Commonwealth Equity Services LLC, Norges Bank, Northern Trust Corp, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Geode Capital Management LLC, Legal & General Group Plc and First Trust Advisors LP. Company insiders that have bought WP Carey stock in the last two years include Christopher Niehaus, Jean Hoysradt and Peter Farrell. View Insider Buying and Selling for WP Carey. How do I buy shares of WP Carey? Shares of WPC can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is WP Carey's stock price today? One share of WPC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $77.94. How big of a company is WP Carey? WP Carey has a market capitalization of $12.94 billion and generates $885.73 million in revenue each year. The real estate investment trust earns $411.57 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.39 on an earnings per share basis. WP Carey employs 206 workers across the globe. What is WP Carey's official website? The official website for WP Carey is http://www.wpcarey.com. How can I contact WP Carey? WP Carey's mailing address is 50 ROCKEFELLER PLAZA, NEW YORK NY, 10020. The real estate investment trust can be reached via phone at 212-492-1100 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for WP Carey (NYSE WPC)Community Ranking: 2.3 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 215 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 261 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 476MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about WP Carey and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe WPC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe WPC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. 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