Investors Real Estate Trust (IRET) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 13, 2014
Investors Real Estate Trust ( IRET ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 13, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.13 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 01, 2014. Shareholders who purchased IRET stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 11th quarter that IRET has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of IRET was $8.65, representing a -13.67% decrease from the 52 week high of $10.02 and a 8.53% increase over the 52 week low of $7.97.
IRET is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). IRET's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.15. Zacks Investment Research reports IRET's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -7.25%, compared to an industry average of 8%.