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HCP, Inc. (HCP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 07, 2015

HCP, Inc. ( HCP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 07, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.565 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 26, 2015. Shareholders who purchased HCP prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 3.67% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $39.55, the dividend yield is 5.71%.

The previous trading day's last sale of HCP was $39.55, representing a -20.28% decrease from the 52 week high of $49.61 and a 0.53% increase over the 52 week low of $39.34.

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 $.93. Zacks Investment Research reports HCP's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 2.58%, compared to an industry average of 7.7%.

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 Residential Real Estate Capped ETF ( REZ )
  • Schwab U.S. REIT ETF ( SCHH )
  • Wilshire US REIT ( WREI )
  • PowerShares Fundamental Pure Mid Growth Portfolio ( PXMG )
  • ProShares S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats ETF ( NOBL ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PXMG with an increase of 1.98% over the last 100 days. REZ has the highest percent weighting of HCP at 3.99%.

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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