Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 10/15/13, Senior Housing Properties Trust (SNH) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.39, payable on 11/21/13. As a percentage of SNH's recent stock price of $23.84, this dividend works out to approximately 1.64%, so look for shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust to trade 1.64% lower — all else being equal — when SNH shares open for trading on 10/15/13.
Earn a FREE $100 Membership to ValueForum, Just By Telling Us About Your Favorite Stock! (Offer ends 11/10/2013) According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, SNH makes up 5.78% of the First Trust S&P REIT Index Fund ETF (FRI) which is trading lower by about 0.3% on the day Friday. In Friday trading, Senior Housing Properties Trust shares are currently off about 0.6% on the day.