Senior Housing Properties Trust (SNH) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 10, 2014

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Senior Housing Properties Trust ( SNH ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 10, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.39 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 21, 2014. Shareholders who purchased SNH stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 7th quarter that SNH has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $23.24, the dividend yield is 6.71%.

The previous trading day's last sale of SNH was $23.24, representing a -22.51% decrease from the 52 week high of $29.99 and a 12.27% increase over the 52 week low of $20.70.

SNH is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). SNH's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.8. Zacks Investment Research reports SNH's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 4.81%, compared to an industry average of 7.6%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the SNH Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to SNH through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SNH 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 5.15% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of SNH at 3.48%.



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.



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Referenced Stocks: SNH , SPG , AMT , KBWY

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