Health Care REIT, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 02, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.765 per share is scheduled to be paid on
August 20, 2013. Shareholders who purchased HCN stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 3rd quarter that HCN has paid the same dividend. At the
current stock price of $64.49, the dividend yield is 4.74%.
The previous trading day's last sale of HCN was $64.49,
representing a -19.46% decrease from the 52 week high of $80.07 and
a 14.18% increase over the 52 week low of $56.48.
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 $.97. Zacks Investment Research reports HCN's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 7.26%, compared to an
industry average of 8.5%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
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 (
- PowerShares Active U.S. Real Estate Fund (
- streetTRACKS Wilshire REIT Index Fund (
- Wilshire US REIT (
The top-performing ETF of this group is WREI with an increase of
1% over the last 100 days. REZ has the highest percent weighting of
HCN at 8.13%.