Senior Housing Properties Trust (SNH) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 17, 2013

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Senior Housing Properties Trust ( SNH ) 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 ago.

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. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). 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%.

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 ).

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%.



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: AMT , KBWY , SNH , SPG

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