HCP, Inc. ( HCP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 13, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.37 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 02, 2017. Shareholders who purchased HCP prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -35.65% decrease from prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of HCP was $30.68, representing a -24.12% decrease from the 52 week high of $40.43 and a 22.18% increase over the 52 week low of $25.11.
HCP is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). HCP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.08. Zacks Investment Research reports HCP's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as -13.85%, compared to an industry average of 2.2%.
Interested in gaining exposure to HCP through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have HCP as a top-10 holding:
- AdvisorShares Athena High Dividend ETF ( DIVI )
- PowerShares S&P 500 High Dividend Low Volatility Portfolio ( SPHD )
- Vanguard REIT ETF - DNQ ( VNQ )
- SPDR S&P Dividend ETF ( SDY ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is SDY with an increase of 4.82% over the last 100 days. DIVI has the highest percent weighting of HCP at 2.34%.