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

Visualizing Healthcare MG
Visualizing Healthcare MG           
Power on/Power Off IPC
Power on/Power Off IPC              
Spot the Dropout RRC
Spot the Dropout RRC                
Power on/Power Off
Power on/Power Off                  

Stocks

Referenced

Most Active by Volume

105,858,039
  • $10.50 ▲ 3.04%
105,433,684
  • $29.22 ▲ 4.62%
72,716,790
  • $16.36 ▼ 0.49%
51,381,067
  • $113.29 ▲ 0.33%
47,443,661
  • $2.39 ▲ 4.82%
45,387,229
  • $5.78 ▲ 0.87%
45,001,566
  • $105.62 ▼ 0.02%
42,379,286
  • $28.42 ▲ 2.53%
As of 8/28/2015, 04:15 PM

Find a Credit Card

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