HCP a Top 25 Dividend Giant With $3.03B Held By ETFs
HCP, Inc. (Symbol: HCP) has been named as a Top 25 ''Dividend Giant'' by ETF Channel , with a staggering $3.03B worth of stock held by ETFs, and above-average ''DividendRank'' statistics including a strong 5.16% yield, according to the most recent Dividend Channel''DividendRank'' report. The report noted a strong quarterly dividend history at HCP, Inc., and favorable long-term multi-year growth rates in key fundamental data points.
The annualized dividend paid by HCP, Inc. is $2.18/share, currently paid in quarterly installments, and its most recent dividend ex-date was on 05/08/2014. Below is a long-term dividend history chart for HCP, which the report stressed as being of key importance. Indeed, studying a company's past dividend history can be of good help in judging whether the most recent dividend is likely to continue.