Senior Housing Properties Trust (
) 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. (
) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) (
). 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%.
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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 (
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%.