HCP, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 02, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.525 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 21,
2013. Shareholders who purchased HCP stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
5% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock
price of $53.3, the dividend yield is 3.94%.
The previous trading day's last sale of HCP was $53.3,
representing a -1.22% decrease from the 52 week high of $53.96 and
a 36.42% increase over the 52 week low of $39.07.
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 $1.97. Zacks Investment Research reports HCP's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 6.74%, compared to an
industry average of 7.1%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
Interested in gaining exposure to HCP through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have HCP as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Cohen & Steers Realty Majors Index Fund (
- streetTRACKS Wilshire REIT Index Fund (
- Wilshire US REIT (
- iShares FTSE NAREIT Real Estate 50 Index Fund (
- iShares FTSE NAREIT Residential Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is WREI with an increase of
18.4% over the last 100 days. ICF has the highest percent weighting
of HCP at 7.33%.