Hospitality Properites Trust (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 23, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.48 per share is scheduled to be paid on
November 22, 2013. Shareholders who purchased HPT stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This represents an 2.13% increase over the prior quarter. At the
current stock price of $29.98, the dividend yield is 6.4%.
The previous trading day's last sale of HPT was $29.98,
representing a -8.15% decrease from the 52 week high of $32.64 and
a 41.88% 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. (
) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) (
). HPT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $.81. Zacks Investment Research reports HPT's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -.99%, 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 decrease of
-6.34% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of HPT at 4.64%.