Ex-Dividend Reminder: Healthcare Trust Of America, Physicians Realty Trust and Apple Hospitality REIT

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Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 4/2/18, Healthcare Trust Of America Inc (Symbol: HTA), Physicians Realty Trust (Symbol: DOC), and Apple Hospitality REIT Inc (Symbol: APLE) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Healthcare Trust Of America Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.305 on 4/10/18, Physicians Realty Trust will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.23 on 4/18/18, and Apple Hospitality REIT Inc will pay its monthly dividend of $0.10 on 4/16/18. As a percentage of HTA's recent stock price of $26.36, this dividend works out to approximately 1.16%, so look for shares of Healthcare Trust Of America Inc to trade 1.16% lower - all else being equal - when HTA shares open for trading on 4/2/18. Similarly, investors should look for DOC to open 1.49% lower in price and for APLE to open 0.58% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for HTA, DOC, and APLE, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

Healthcare Trust Of America Inc (Symbol: HTA) :


Physicians Realty Trust (Symbol: DOC) :


Apple Hospitality REIT Inc (Symbol: APLE) :


In general, dividends are not always predictable, following the ups and downs of company profits over time. Therefore, a good first due diligence step in forming an expectation of annual yield going forward, is looking at the history above, for a sense of stability over time. This can help in judging whether the most recent dividends from these companies are likely to continue. If they do continue, the current estimated yields on annualized basis would be 4.63% for Healthcare Trust Of America Inc, 5.98% for Physicians Realty Trust, and 6.90% for Apple Hospitality REIT Inc.

In Thursday trading, Healthcare Trust Of America Inc shares are currently up about 0.2%, Physicians Realty Trust shares are off about 0.2%, and Apple Hospitality REIT Inc shares are up about 0.1% on the day.

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The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: HTA , DOC , APLE

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