Independence Realty Trust, Inc. ( IRT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 29, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.06 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 15, 2017. Shareholders who purchased IRT prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 27th quarter that IRT has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $10.49, the dividend yield is 6.86%.
The previous trading day's last sale of IRT was $10.49, representing a -1.32% decrease from the 52 week high of $10.63 and a 30.15% increase over the 52 week low of $8.06.
IRT is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ) and Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ). IRT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.26. Zacks Investment Research reports IRT's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as -6.65%, compared to an industry average of .2%.
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