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Government Properties Income Trust (GOV) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 21, 2015

Government Properties Income Trust ( GOV ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 21, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.43 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 26, 2015. Shareholders who purchased GOV stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 10th quarter that GOV has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of GOV was $23.3, representing a -11.41% decrease from the 52 week high of $26.30 and a 7.32% increase over the 52 week low of $21.71.

GOV is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as CBRE Group, Inc. ( CBG ) and Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated ( JLL ). GOV's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.97. Zacks Investment Research reports GOV's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 7.67%, compared to an industry average of 10.5%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the GOV Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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 ( KBWY ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is KBWY with an increase of 12.94% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of GOV at 4.35%.

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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