Hospitality Properites Trust (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 23, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.49 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 21, 2014.
Shareholders who purchased HPT stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
2.08% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price
of $30.15, the dividend yield is 6.5%.
The previous trading day's last sale of HPT was $30.15,
representing a -7.63% decrease from the 52 week high of $32.64 and
a 26.95% increase over the 52 week low of $23.75.
HPT is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes
companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. (
) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) (
). HPT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $.73. Zacks Investment Research reports HPT's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 4.11%, compared to an
industry average of 7.9%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to HPT through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have HPT as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares KBW Premium Yield Equity REIT Portfolio ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is KBWY with an increase of
4.74% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of HPT at 4.37%.