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HCP Inc (NYSE:HCP)
3-Year Dividends Growth Rate
4.10% (As of Dec. 2013)

HCP Inc's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $0.53.

HCP' s 10-Year Dividend Growth Rate 3y Range
Min: -6.8   Max: 12.4
Current: 4.1

-6.8
12.4

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of HCP Inc was 12.40% per year. The lowest was -6.80% per year. And the median was 4.10% per year.

HCP's Dividend Growth Rate 3yis ranked higher than
71% of the 357 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. HCP: 4.10 )

During the past 12 months, HCP Inc's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 5.00% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 4.10% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 3.40% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 4.10% per year.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

HCP Inc's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was 0.82. As of today, HCP Inc's Dividend Yield is 5.20%.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of HCP Inc is 1.11, which seems too high.

For more information regarding to dividend, please check our Dividend Page.


Definition

This is the average annual rate that a company has been raising its dividends. The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.


Explanation

1. Dividend Payout Ratio measures the percentage of the company’s earnings paid out as dividends.

HCP Inc's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2013 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Dec. 2013 )/Earnings per Share (Q: Dec. 2013 )
=0.525/0.641
=0.82

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of HCP Inc was 4.60. The lowest was 0.64. And the median was 1.13.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of HCP Inc is 1.11, which seems too high.

2. Dividend Yield measures how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its share price.

HCP Inc Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.5452014-02-062014-02-102014-02-18Cash Dividendquarterly
0.5452014-02-062014-02-102014-02-25Cash Dividendquarterly
0.5252013-10-312013-11-042013-11-19Cash Dividendquarterly
0.5252013-08-012013-08-052013-08-20Cash Dividendquarterly
0.5252013-05-022013-05-062013-05-21Cash Dividendquarterly

HCP Inc's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=2.665/40.90
=6.52 %

Current Share Price is $40.90.
HCP Inc's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $2.665.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of HCP Inc was 11.35%. The lowest was 3.72%. And the median was 5.44%.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.


Related Terms

Dividends Per Share, Dividend Payout Ratio, Dividend Yield, 5-Year Dividends Growth Rate

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