Health Care REIT, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 06, 2014. A cash
dividend payment of $0.795 per share is scheduled to be paid on
February 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 prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of HCN was $57.63,
representing a -28.03% decrease from the 52 week high of $80.07 and
a 9.93% 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 $.6. Zacks Investment Research reports HCN's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 7.5%, compared to an industry
average of 9.6%.
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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:
- PowerShares Active U.S. Real Estate Fund (
- iShares Cohen & Steers Realty Majors Index Fund (
- iShares Residential Real Estate Capped ETF (
- streetTRACKS Wilshire REIT Index Fund (
- Vanguard REIT ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PSR with an increase of
3.27% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of HCN at 5.95%.