Government Properties Income Trust (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 23, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.43 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 21, 2014.
Shareholders who purchased GOV stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 7th
quarter that GOV has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $25.87, the dividend yield is 6.65%.
The previous trading day's last sale of GOV was $25.87,
representing a -4.28% decrease from the 52 week high of $27.03 and
a 12.48% increase over the 52 week low of $23.
GOV is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies
such as CBRE Group, Inc. (
) and Realogy Holdings Corp. (
). GOV's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1. Zacks Investment Research reports GOV's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 2.59%, compared to an
industry average of 7.9%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to GOV through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have GOV as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares KBW Premium Yield Equity REIT Portfolio ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is KBWY with an increase of
4.74% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of GOV at 4.49%.