Iron Mountain Incorporated ( IRM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 14, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.587 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 02, 2018. Shareholders who purchased IRM prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 6.73% increase over prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of IRM was $33.01, representing a -20.52% decrease from the 52 week high of $41.53 and a 6.66% increase over the 52 week low of $30.95.
IRM is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ) and Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ). IRM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.69. Zacks Investment Research reports IRM's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as %, compared to an industry average of 1.7%.
Interested in gaining exposure to IRM through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have IRM as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares S&P 500 High Dividend Low Volatility Portfolio ( SPHD )
- Real Estate Select Sector SPDR Fund ( XLRE )
- SPDR Series Trust SPDR Portfolio S&P 500 High Dividend ETF ( SPYD ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is SPYD with an increase of 0.47% over the last 100 days. SPHD has the highest percent weighting of IRM at 2.97%.
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