Senior Housing Properties Trust (
) 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. (
) 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 2013 as 2.79%, compared to an
industry average of 7.6%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
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 (
- iShares FTSE NAREIT Residential Index Fund (
- PowerShares S&P MidCap Low Volatility Portfolio (
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%.