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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 18693.18. It is in the REIT – Healthcare Facilities industry and sector Financial, with a current P/E of *TBA, a forward P/E of 24.64 and EPS of -0.15. At a stock price of 39.13 (1.01%) it has a dividend yield of 5.88%.

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 1.99% and more long-term 1.65% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 79.60%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 15.50% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 9.00%.

For performance, HCP, Inc. the past week has seen a gain of -0.74%. For the last month performance for HCP, Inc. is 1.23%. While the last quarter is 20.82% and half year, 31.33%. Finally for the year, performance is 10.52%.

The 52-week high for HCP, Inc., is at -2.15%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 60.77%. The 20-day simple moving average is 5.08% and 15.27% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.92%, and for the month it is 1.72%. HCP, Inc., has a target price of 35.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1.07, and for total debt/equity HCP, Inc. has 1.16. The gross margin is 73.30%, while operating margin is 25.40%, the profit margin is 1.90%. The current ratio is *TBA and the quick ratio is *TBA.

Insider ownership is at 0.10%, with instituitional ownership at 94.50%. HCP, Inc. has a payout ratio of *TBA. With the total shares outstanding coming to 477.72. The shares float is 466.29, with the float short at 3.14%, with short ratio coming to 4.34.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see HCP, Inc., get 0.20%, with its returns on investment at -0.50%. Return on equity is 0.50%. So will the investors see the target price of 35, 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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