Select Income REIT ( SIR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 19, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.44 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 20, 2013. Shareholders who purchased SIR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 4.76% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $27.67, the dividend yield is 6.36%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SIR was $27.67, representing a -3.12% decrease from the 52 week high of $28.56 and a 30.33% increase over the 52 week low of $21.23.
SIR is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). SIR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.85. Zacks Investment Research reports SIR's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -6.19%, compared to an industry average of 7.5%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the SIR Dividend History page.