Senior Housing Properties Trust (SNH) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 15, 2013


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Senior Housing Properties Trust ( SNH ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 15, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.39 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 21, 2013. Shareholders who purchased SNH stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that SNH has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $27.57, the dividend yield is 5.66%.

The previous trading day's last sale of SNH was $27.57, representing a -1.32% decrease from the 52 week high of $27.94 and a 39.03% increase over the 52 week low of $19.83.

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 2013 as 2.79%, compared to an industry average of 7.6%.

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

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 )
  • iShares FTSE NAREIT Residential Index Fund ( REZ )
  • PowerShares S&P MidCap Low Volatility Portfolio ( XMLV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is KBWY with an increase of 27.45% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of SNH at 3.76%.

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