Investors Real Estate Trust (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 14, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.13 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 01,
2013. Shareholders who purchased IRET stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 7th quarter that IRET has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of IRET was $9.65,
representing a -2.03% decrease from the 52 week high of $9.85 and a
37.66% increase over the 52 week low of $7.01.
IRET is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes
companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. (
) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) (
). IRET's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $.12. Zacks Investment Research reports IRET's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 3.33%, compared to an
industry average of 6.6%.
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