HCP, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 01, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.525 per share is scheduled to be paid on
August 20, 2013. Shareholders who purchased HCP stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 3rd quarter that HCP has paid the same dividend. At the
current stock price of $44.67, the dividend yield is 4.7%.
The previous trading day's last sale of HCP was $44.67,
representing a -20.32% decrease from the 52 week high of $56.06 and
a 7.64% increase over the 52 week low of $41.50.
HCP is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes
companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. (
) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) (
). HCP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.96. Zacks Investment Research reports HCP's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 7.31%, compared to an
industry average of 8.5%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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Interested in gaining exposure to HCP through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have HCP as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Residential Real Estate Capped ETF (
- iShares Cohen & Steers Realty Majors Index Fund (
- streetTRACKS Wilshire REIT Index Fund (
- Vanguard REIT ETF (
- Wilshire US REIT (
The top-performing ETF of this group is WREI with an increase of
1.54% over the last 100 days. REZ has the highest percent weighting
of HCP at 8.85%.