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Realty Income (NYSE: O), for example, not only survived the past three recessions but it raised its dividend payout during the dot-com bubble, the Great Recession, and the coronavirus pandemic. In total, it's made 120 dividend increases in its 29-year tenure as a company. One of the biggest reasons Realty Income has such an impressive dividend track record even during recessionary periods is its reliable business model.
Realty Income Corp. (O) closed the most recent trading day at $61.27, moving -1.13% from the previous trading session.