HCP, Inc. (
) 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. (
) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) (
). 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%.
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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 (
- Wilshire US REIT (
- Vanguard REIT ETF (
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%.