Senior Housing Properties Trust (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 17, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.39 per share is scheduled to be paid on
February 20, 2013. Shareholders who purchased SNH stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This represents an 2.63% increase over the same period a year
The previous trading day's last sale of SNH was $24.55,
representing a -0.61% decrease from the 52 week high of $24.70 and
a 23.8% 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 $.79. Zacks Investment Research reports SNH's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 1.93%, compared to an
industry average of 8.9%.
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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
9.33% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of SNH at 3.49%.