LONG BEACH, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 25, 2012--
HCP (NYSE:HCP) announced that its Board of Directors declared a
quarterly common stock cash dividend of $0.50 per share. The dividend
will be paid on November 20, 2012 to stockholders of record as of the
close of business on November 5, 2012.
HCP, Inc. is a fully integrated real estate investment trust (REIT) that
invests primarily in real estate serving the healthcare industry in the
United States. The Company's portfolio of assets is diversified among
five distinct sectors: senior housing, post-acute/skilled nursing, life
science, medical office and hospitals. A publicly traded company since
1985, HCP: (i) was the first healthcare REIT selected to the S&P 500
index; (ii) has increased its dividend per share for 27 consecutive
years; and (iii) is the only REIT included in the S&P 500 Dividend
Aristocrats index. For more information regarding HCP, visit the
Company's website at www.hcpi.com.
Source: HCP, Inc.
Timothy M. Schoen, 562-733-5309
President and Chief Financial Officer