Select Income REIT ( SIR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 19, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.51 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 21, 2017. Shareholders who purchased SIR prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that SIR has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of SIR was $26.24, representing a -6.19% decrease from the 52 week high of $27.97 and a 53.72% increase over the 52 week low of $17.07.
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 $1.15. Zacks Investment Research reports SIR's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as -.58%, compared to an industry average of 4.7%.