NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Investors Real Estate (Nasdaq: IRET) is tomorrow, March 15, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 13 cents per share. At a price of $7.92 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 6.8%. The average volume for Investors Real Estate has been 308,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Investors Real Estate has a market cap of $617.8 million and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 5.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Investors Real Estate Trust, a real estate investment trust (REIT), engages in the ownership and operation of income-producing real estate properties in the United States.