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How has HCP, Inc.:(NYSE:HCP) performed recently?

HCP, Inc. (NYSE: HCP) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 17417.18. It is in the REIT – Healthcare Facilities industry and sector Financial, with a current P/E of *TBA, a forward P/E of 23.46 and EPS of -0.44. At a stock price of 37.78 (1.11%) it has a dividend yield of 6.15%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been -27.20%, more recently this last year it has grown by -162.40%. The next year growth is going to be about 11.17% and more long-term 1.25% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 147.50%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 15.50% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 4.90%.

For performance, HCP, Inc. the past week has seen a gain of 2.27%. For the last month performance for HCP, Inc. is 6.95%. While the last quarter is 8.13% and half year, 6.49%. Finally for the year, performance is 6.10%.

The 52-week high for HCP, Inc., is at -3.08%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 52.96%. The 20-day simple moving average is 9.45% and 11.21% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.90%, and for the month it is 2.08%. HCP, Inc., has a target price of 32.25.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1.1, and for total debt/equity HCP, Inc. has 1.18. The gross margin is 74.40%, while operating margin is 12.80%, the profit margin is -7.90%. The current ratio is *TBA and the quick ratio is *TBA.

Insider ownership is at 0.20%, with instituitional ownership at 93.80%. HCP, Inc. has a payout ratio of *TBA. With the total shares outstanding coming to 466.07. The shares float is 465.79, with the float short at 3.43%, with short ratio coming to 4.16.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see HCP, Inc., get -0.90%, with its returns on investment at -0.50%. Return on equity is -2.10%. So will the investors see the target price of 32.25, reached soon?

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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