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HCP, Inc. (HCP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 05, 2015

HCP, Inc. ( HCP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 05, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.565 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 24, 2015. Shareholders who purchased HCP stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 3.67% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of HCP was $46.81, representing a -5.64% decrease from the 52 week high of $49.61 and a 30.02% increase over the 52 week low of $36.00.

HCP is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and Mid-America Apartment Communities, Inc. ( MAA ). HCP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.22. Zacks Investment Research reports HCP's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as .45%, compared to an industry average of 9.7%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the HCP Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to HCP through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have HCP as a top-10 holding:

  • iShares FTSE NAREIT Residential Index Fund ( REZ )
  • iShares Cohen & Steers Realty Majors Index Fund ( ICF )
  • PowerShares Active U.S. Real Estate Fund ( PSR )
  • SPDR Dow Jones REIT ETF ( RWR )
  • Wilshire US REIT ETF ( WREI ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is REZ with an increase of 17.56% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of HCP at 8.2%.

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


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

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