HCP, Inc. (NYSE: HCP), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 15.22 B. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for HCP, Inc. is 31.42 (with a change from open of -0.10%), this in conjunction with a target price of 32.03. Volume today has so far reached 591704, with an average volume of about 3214.62. The GAP for this stock, is -0.06%.
The P/E ratio is 19.2, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 37.69. The current EPS for HCP, Inc., is 1.64, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of 157.90%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 5.89%.
Looking further into the growth statistics for HCP, Inc., EPS is looking like it will grow -38.47% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 2.50%. Quarter over quarter is 854.00% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is -5.40%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been -9.10%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 4.70%.
Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.20% and institutional ownership is 91.40%. Shares outstanding is 483.61, while shares float is at a value of 467.43. Float short for HCP, Inc. is 2.67% and the short ratio is 3.88.
In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1.31, while the total debt/equity comes to 1.39. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is *TBA, and the quick ratio is *TBA. The most recent gross margin is 65.70% and their operating margin is *TBA. The profit margin is *TBA.
HCP, Inc. has seen returns on assets of *TBA, and on investment, 4.50%. Return on equity is *TBA. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 7.68. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 7.24, with Price/book ratio coming to 2.52 and Price/cash is 19.92, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is *TBA.
The simple moving averages are -2.63% and 1.06% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -14.63% and the 52 week low is 13.80%.
HCP, Inc. has a dividend yield of 4.70%, with a current price of 31.42. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is *TBA. This is in an industry, REIT – Healthcare Facilities, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Financial. HCP, Inc. is based in USA.
Performance in the REIT – Healthcare Facilities industry means that HCP, Inc. has seen performance for the past week of -2.12%, with performance for the month coming to -0.47%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of -1.07%, and for the half year the performance is -6.65%. Volatility for this week is 1.70% and for the month this is 1.58%.
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