Health Care REIT, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 08, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.795 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 20,
2014. Shareholders who purchased HCN stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
3.92% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current
stock price of $63.36, the dividend yield is 5.02%.
The previous trading day's last sale of HCN was $63.36,
representing a -20.87% decrease from the 52 week high of $80.07 and
a 20.86% increase over the 52 week low of $52.43.
HCN is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes
companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. (
) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) (
). HCN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $.29. Zacks Investment Research reports HCN's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 5.62%, compared to an
industry average of 8.6%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to HCN through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have HCN as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Residential Real Estate Capped ETF (
- iShares Cohen & Steers Realty Majors Index Fund (
- streetTRACKS Wilshire REIT Index Fund (
- PowerShares Active U.S. Real Estate Fund (
- Wilshire US REIT (
The top-performing ETF of this group is REZ with an increase of
12.67% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of HCN at 8.1%.