Independence Realty Trust, Inc. ( IRT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 29, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.06 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 15, 2016. Shareholders who purchased IRT prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that IRT has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $7.75, the dividend yield is 9.29%.
The previous trading day's last sale of IRT was $7.75, representing a -20.76% decrease from the 52 week high of $9.78 and a 12.65% increase over the 52 week low of $6.88.
IRT is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and Public Storage ( PSA ). IRT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.69.
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