Health Care REIT, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 07, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.765 per share is scheduled to be paid on
November 20, 2013. Shareholders who purchased HCN stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This marks the 4th quarter that HCN has paid the same dividend. At
the current stock price of $62.85, the dividend yield is 4.87%.
The previous trading day's last sale of HCN was $62.85,
representing a -21.51% decrease from the 52 week high of $80.07 and
a 8.36% increase over the 52 week low of $58.
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 $.69. Zacks Investment Research reports HCN's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 7.41%, compared to an
industry average of 7.7%.
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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 (
- Wilshire US REIT (
- iShares Real Estate 50 ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is WREI with an decrease of
-0.76% over the last 100 days. REZ has the highest percent
weighting of HCN at 8.31%.