Ventas Inc (VTR) recently spun-off its skilled nursing facilities into a separate company – Care Capital Properties (CCP). For every 4 shares of VTR, 1 share of CCP was issued. As part of the deal, it was announced that the combined dividends will be 10% higher than VTR’s pre-spinoff dividends. Ventas and Care Capital Properties have kept their promise and declared quarterly dividends of $0.73 for Ventas and $0.57 for Care Capital.
The annualized dividend for Ventas pre-split was $3.16. Post-spin off, the annual dividends are $2.92 for VTR and $2.28 for CCP.
Full Disclosure: Long CCP, VTR. My full list of holdings is available here.