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HCP, Inc. (HCP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 05, 2016

HCP, Inc. ( HCP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 05, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.575 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 24, 2016. Shareholders who purchased HCP prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 1.77% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $34.84, the dividend yield is 6.6%.

The previous trading day's last sale of HCP was $34.84, representing a -14.92% decrease from the 52 week high of $40.95 and a 38.75% 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 -$1.2. Zacks Investment Research reports HCP's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as -12.5%, compared to an industry average of 5.4%.

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:

  • PowerShares Active U.S. Real Estate Fund ( PSR )
  • iShares Residential Real Estate Capped ETF ( REZ )
  • Schwab U.S. REIT ETF ( SCHH )
  • Vanguard REIT ETF - DNQ ( VNQ ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is VNQ with an increase of 5.62% over the last 100 days. PSR has the highest percent weighting of HCP at 4.88%.

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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