Hospitality Properites Trust (HPT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for July 24, 2013

By
A A A

Hospitality Properites Trust ( HPT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 24, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.47 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 23, 2013. Shareholders who purchased HPT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that HPT has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $29.12, the dividend yield is 6.46%.

The previous trading day's last sale of HPT was $29.12, representing a -10.78% decrease from the 52 week high of $32.64 and a 37.81% increase over the 52 week low of $21.13.

HPT is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). HPT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.76. Zacks Investment Research reports HPT's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -2.72%, compared to an industry average of 7.5%.


For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the HPT Dividend History page.

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 ( KBWY ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is KBWY with an increase of 6.81% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of HPT at 4.36%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.




This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks

Referenced Stocks: AMT , HPT , KBWY , SPG

NASDAQ.com News

NASDAQ.com News

More from NASDAQ.com News:

Related Videos

What to Wear to a Wedding
What to Wear to a Wedding           
4th of July Outfits
4th of July Outfits                 

Stocks

Referenced

Most Active by Volume

62,287,287
  • $17.03 ▼ 1.10%
26,194,993
  • $30.555 ▲ 1.24%
26,150,957
  • $126.44 ▼ 0.13%
25,197,634
  • $40.59 ▼ 6.26%
25,192,083
  • $19.07 ▲ 1.54%
24,563,617
  • $26.78 ▲ 0.45%
24,474,256
  • $5.85 ▲ 1.56%
24,111,132
  • $8.83 ▲ 2.08%
As of 7/2/2015, 04:15 PM

Find a Credit Card

Select a credit card product by:
Select an offer:
Search
Data Provided by BankRate.com