Senior Housing Properties Trust (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 15, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.39 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 21,
2013. Shareholders who purchased SNH stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th
quarter that SNH has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $27.25, the dividend yield is 5.72%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SNH was $27.25,
representing a -9.14% decrease from the 52 week high of $29.99 and
a 27.99% increase over the 52 week low of $21.29.
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 2013 as 2.94%, compared to an
industry average of 7.7%.
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 Residential Real Estate Capped ETF (
- PowerShares S&P MidCap Low Volatility Portfolio (
The top-performing ETF of this group is KBWY with an increase of
6.17% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of SNH at 3.78%.