HCP, Inc. (HCP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 06, 2014


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HCP, Inc. ( HCP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 06, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.545 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 25, 2014. Shareholders who purchased HCP stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 3.81% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of HCP was $39.02, representing a -30.4% decrease from the 52 week high of $56.06 and a 9.92% increase over the 52 week low of $35.50.

HCP is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). HCP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.02. Zacks Investment Research reports HCP's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 7.79%, compared to an industry average of 9.6%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the HCP Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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 ( REZ )
  • iShares Cohen & Steers Realty Majors Index Fund ( ICF )
  • streetTRACKS Wilshire REIT Index Fund ( RWR )
  • Wilshire US REIT ( WREI )
  • Vanguard REIT ETF ( VNQ ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is WREI with an increase of 1.48% over the last 100 days. REZ has the highest percent weighting of HCP at 8.45%.

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