Welltower Inc. ( WELL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 06, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.87 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 21, 2018. Shareholders who purchased WELL prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that WELL has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $63.17, the dividend yield is 5.51%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WELL was $63.17, representing a -16.42% decrease from the 52 week high of $75.58 and a 27.41% increase over the 52 week low of $49.58.
WELL is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ) and Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ). WELL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.48. Zacks Investment Research reports WELL's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as -4.53%, compared to an industry average of 1.3%.
Interested in gaining exposure to WELL through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have WELL as a top-10 holding:
- SPDR DJ Wilshire REIT ETF ( RWR )
- iShares Core U.S. REIT ETF ( USRT )
- Invesco S&P 500 High Dividend Low Volatility ETF ( SPHD )
- SPDR DJ Wilshire Global Real Estate ETF ( RWO )
- iShares Trust iShares Global REIT ETF ( REET ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is USRT with an increase of 9.39% over the last 100 days. RWR has the highest percent weighting of WELL at 3.5%.
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