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Ex-Dividend Reminder: Investors Real Estate Trust, PS Business Parks and T Rowe Price Group

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 9/11/15, Investors Real Estate Trust (Symbol: IRET), PS Business Parks, Inc (Symbol: PSB), and T Rowe Price Group Inc. (Symbol: TROW) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Investors Real Estate Trust will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.13 on 10/1/15, PS Business Parks, Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.60 on 9/30/15, and T Rowe Price Group Inc. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.52 on 9/29/15. As a percentage of IRET's recent stock price of $6.62, this dividend works out to approximately 1.96%, so look for shares of Investors Real Estate Trust to trade 1.96% lower - all else being equal - when IRET shares open for trading on 9/11/15. Similarly, investors should look for PSB to open 0.81% lower in price and for TROW to open 0.72% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for IRET, PSB, and TROW, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

Investors Real Estate Trust (Symbol: IRET) :

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PS Business Parks, Inc (Symbol: PSB) :

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T Rowe Price Group Inc. (Symbol: TROW) :

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In general, dividends are not always predictable, following the ups and downs of company profits over time. Therefore, a good first due diligence step in forming an expectation of annual yield going forward, is looking at the history above, for a sense of stability over time. This can help in judging whether the most recent dividends from these companies are likely to continue. If they do continue, the current estimated yields on annualized basis would be 7.85% for Investors Real Estate Trust, 3.25% for PS Business Parks, Inc, and 2.89% for T Rowe Price Group Inc..

In Wednesday trading, Investors Real Estate Trust shares are currently up about 0.5%, PS Business Parks, Inc shares are down about 0.1%, and T Rowe Price Group Inc. shares are up about 1.1% on the day.

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The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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