Ex-Div Reminder for Independence Realty Trust Incorporated (IRT)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 2/26/14, Independence Realty Trust Incorporated (IRT) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.06, payable on 3/17/14. As a percentage of IRT's recent stock price of $8.63, this dividend works out to approximately 0.70%, so look for shares of Independence Realty Trust Incorporated to trade 0.70% lower — all else being equal — when IRT shares open for trading on 2/26/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for IRT, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.06 declared by Independence Realty Trust Incorporated:

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In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from IRT is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 8.34% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.

In Monday trading, Independence Realty Trust Incorporated shares are currently up about 0.5% on the day.

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