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DOW   32,803.47
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Demand for grocery delivery cools as food costs rise
Shift in war's front seen as ships cleared to leave Ukraine
Transit woes mount for Boston's beleaguered subway riders
Dems push Biden climate, health priorities toward Senate OK
Dems' climate, energy, tax bill clears initial Senate hurdle
Shift in war's front seen as grain leaves Ukraine; plant hit
S&P 500   4,145.19
DOW   32,803.47
QQQ   321.75
China July exports rise, with trade surplus at record-high
Demand for grocery delivery cools as food costs rise
Shift in war's front seen as ships cleared to leave Ukraine
Transit woes mount for Boston's beleaguered subway riders
Dems push Biden climate, health priorities toward Senate OK
Dems' climate, energy, tax bill clears initial Senate hurdle
Shift in war's front seen as grain leaves Ukraine; plant hit
S&P 500   4,145.19
DOW   32,803.47
QQQ   321.75
China July exports rise, with trade surplus at record-high
Demand for grocery delivery cools as food costs rise
Shift in war's front seen as ships cleared to leave Ukraine
Transit woes mount for Boston's beleaguered subway riders
Dems push Biden climate, health priorities toward Senate OK
Dems' climate, energy, tax bill clears initial Senate hurdle
Shift in war's front seen as grain leaves Ukraine; plant hit

Independence Realty Trust - IRT Stock Forecast, Price & News

$21.10
+0.14 (+0.67%)
(As of 08/5/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$20.79
$21.12
50-Day Range
$20.10
$24.07
52-Week Range
$19.56
$28.42
Volume
1.06 million shs
Average Volume
1.53 million shs
Market Capitalization
$4.69 billion
P/E Ratio
32.46
Dividend Yield
2.65%
Price Target
$26.72

Independence Realty Trust MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.82 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
26.6% Upside
$26.72 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
4.22% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.50mentions of Independence Realty Trust in the last 14 days
Based on 2 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
10.19%
From $1.08 to $1.19 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.90 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

145th out of 1,176 stocks

Real Estate Investment Trusts Industry

28th out of 215 stocks

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About Independence Realty Trust (NYSE:IRT) Stock

Independence Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: IRT) is a real estate investment trust that owns and operates multifamily apartment properties across non-gateway U.S. markets, including Atlanta, Louisville, Memphis, and Raleigh. IRT's investment strategy is focused on gaining scale within key amenity rich submarkets that offer good school districts, high-quality retail and major employment centers. IRT aims to provide stockholders attractive risk-adjusted returns through diligent portfolio management, strong operational performance, and a consistent return on capital through distributions and capital appreciation.

Independence Realty Trust Price Performance

Shares of IRT traded up $0.14 on Friday, reaching $21.10. The company's stock had a trading volume of 1,063,880 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,534,090. Independence Realty Trust has a 12-month low of $19.56 and a 12-month high of $28.42. The stock has a market capitalization of $4.69 billion, a P/E ratio of 32.46, a PEG ratio of 9.81 and a beta of 0.90. The stock's 50 day simple moving average is $21.45 and its two-hundred day simple moving average is $23.74.

Independence Realty Trust Increases Dividend

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, July 22nd. Stockholders of record on Friday, July 1st were given a dividend of $0.14 per share. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, June 30th. This represents a $0.56 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.65%. This is a boost from Independence Realty Trust's previous quarterly dividend of $0.12. Independence Realty Trust's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 86.15%.

Analysts Set New Price Targets

IRT has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. StockNews.com upgraded shares of Independence Realty Trust to a "sell" rating in a research note on Thursday, July 28th. Compass Point set a $24.50 price objective on shares of Independence Realty Trust in a research note on Monday, June 20th. Jefferies Financial Group reduced their price objective on shares of Independence Realty Trust from $27.00 to $24.00 and set a "buy" rating for the company in a research note on Thursday, June 30th. KeyCorp dropped their price target on shares of Independence Realty Trust from $29.00 to $25.00 and set an "overweight" rating on the stock in a report on Tuesday, June 28th. Finally, TheStreet downgraded shares of Independence Realty Trust from a "b-" rating to a "c+" rating in a report on Tuesday, May 31st. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the stock. According to data from MarketBeat.com, the company has a consensus rating of "Moderate Buy" and a consensus price target of $26.72.

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IRT Company Calendar

Last Earnings
5/03/2022
Ex-Dividend for 7/22 Dividend
6/30/2022
Dividend Payable
7/22/2022
Today
8/07/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
10/26/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Real estate investment trusts
Sub-Industry
N/A
Sector
Finance
Fax
N/A
Employees
937
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$26.72
High Stock Price Forecast
$30.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$24.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+26.6%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.82
Research Coverage
11 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$44.59 million
Pretax Margin
24.96%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$250.25 million
Cash Flow
$0.56 per share
Book Value
$16.58 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
220,781,000
Market Cap
$4.69 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.90

Key Executives

  • Mr. Scott F. Schaeffer (Age 60)
    Chairman & CEO
    Comp: $2.41M
  • Mr. Farrell M. Ender (Age 46)
    Pres
    Comp: $1.05M
  • Mr. James J. Sebra (Age 46)
    CFO & Treasurer
    Comp: $1.05M
  • Mr. Jason R. Delozier (Age 38)
    Chief Accounting Officer & Controller
    Comp: $624.62k
  • Ms. Jessica K. Norman (Age 39)
    Chief Legal Officer & Sec.
    Comp: $805.62k
  • Ms. Ella Shaw Neyland (Age 67)
    COO & Director
  • Mr. Ted McHugh
    SVP, Edelman Financial Communications & Capital Markets
  • Alex Jorgensen
    Investor Relations Officer













IRT Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Independence Realty Trust stock right now?

11 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Independence Realty Trust in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Independence Realty Trust stock.
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What is Independence Realty Trust's stock price forecast for 2022?

11 Wall Street research analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Independence Realty Trust's stock. Their IRT stock forecasts range from $24.00 to $30.00. On average, they anticipate Independence Realty Trust's share price to reach $26.72 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 26.6% from the stock's current price.
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How has Independence Realty Trust's stock price performed in 2022?

Independence Realty Trust's stock was trading at $25.83 at the beginning of 2022. Since then, IRT shares have decreased by 18.3% and is now trading at $21.10.
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Are investors shorting Independence Realty Trust?

Independence Realty Trust saw a decline in short interest in July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totaling 9,380,000 shares, a decline of 17.2% from the June 30th total of 11,330,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 3,780,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.5 days.
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When is Independence Realty Trust's next earnings date?

Independence Realty Trust is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October 26th 2022.
View our earnings forecast for Independence Realty Trust
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How were Independence Realty Trust's earnings last quarter?

Independence Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:IRT) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May, 3rd. The real estate investment trust reported $0.34 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.25 by $0.09. Independence Realty Trust had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 3.65% and a net margin of 24.28%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.18 earnings per share.

How often does Independence Realty Trust pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Independence Realty Trust?

Independence Realty Trust announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 18th. Stockholders of record on Friday, July 1st will be given a dividend of $0.14 per share on Friday, July 22nd. This represents a $0.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.65%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 30th. This is a positive change from Independence Realty Trust's previous quarterly dividend of $0.12.
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Is Independence Realty Trust a good dividend stock?

Independence Realty Trust(NYSE:IRT) pays an annual dividend of $0.56 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.65%. Independence Realty Trust does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Independence Realty Trust is 86.15%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on earnings estimates, Independence Realty Trust will have a dividend payout ratio of 47.06% next year. This indicates that Independence Realty Trust will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
View Independence Realty Trust's dividend history.

What guidance has Independence Realty Trust issued on next quarter's earnings?

Independence Realty Trust issued an update on its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 4th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.06-$1.08 for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What is Scott F. Schaeffer's approval rating as Independence Realty Trust's CEO?

6 employees have rated Independence Realty Trust CEO Scott F. Schaeffer on Glassdoor.com. Scott F. Schaeffer has an approval rating of 69% among Independence Realty Trust's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of Independence Realty Trust own?

What is Independence Realty Trust's stock symbol?

Independence Realty Trust trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "IRT."

Who are Independence Realty Trust's major shareholders?

Independence Realty Trust's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Jennison Associates LLC (1.49%), Aew Capital Management L P (1.29%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.76%), Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. (0.52%), Thornburg Investment Management Inc. (0.26%) and Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. (0.23%). Company insiders that own Independence Realty Trust stock include James J Sebra, Richard H Ross, Scott Schaeffer and William C Dunkelberg.
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How do I buy shares of Independence Realty Trust?

Shares of IRT can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Independence Realty Trust's stock price today?

One share of IRT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $21.10.

How much money does Independence Realty Trust make?

Independence Realty Trust (NYSE:IRT) has a market capitalization of $4.69 billion and generates $250.25 million in revenue each year. The real estate investment trust earns $44.59 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.65 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Independence Realty Trust have?

Independence Realty Trust employs 937 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Independence Realty Trust?

Independence Realty Trust's mailing address is 1835 Market Street Suite 2601, Philadelphia PA, 19103. The official website for Independence Realty Trust is www.irtliving.com. The real estate investment trust can be reached via phone at (267) 270-4800 or via email at irt@edelman.com.

This page (NYSE:IRT) was last updated on 8/7/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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