NYSE:IRT - Independence Realty Trust Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $9.84 +0.09 (+0.92 %) (As of 01/16/2019 08:06 AM ET)Previous Close$9.75Today's Range$9.71 - $9.8552-Week Range$8.26 - $10.59Volume353,995 shsAverage Volume586,631 shsMarket Capitalization$866.98 millionP/E Ratio13.48Dividend Yield7.38%Beta0.84 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Independence Realty Trust (NYSE: IRT) is a real estate investment trust that currently owns and operates 59 multifamily apartment properties, totaling 16,120 units, 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 of capital through distributions and capital appreciation. Receive IRT News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for IRT and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Real estate investment trusts Sub-IndustryN/A SectorFinance Current SymbolNYSE:IRT Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A Webwww.irtliving.com Phone267-270-4800Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.51 Current Ratio0.24 Quick Ratio0.24Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio13.48 Forward P/E Ratio13.30 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$160.50 million Price / Sales5.45 Cash Flow$0.8105 per share Price / Cash Flow12.14 Book Value$7.74 per share Price / Book1.27Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.73 Net Income$30.20 million Net Margins9.81% Return on Equity2.83% Return on Assets1.15%Miscellaneous Employees421 Outstanding Shares88,920,000Market Cap$866.98 million OptionableOptionable Independence Realty Trust (NYSE:IRT) Frequently Asked Questions What is Independence Realty Trust's stock symbol? Independence Realty Trust trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "IRT." How often does Independence Realty Trust pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Independence Realty Trust? Independence Realty Trust declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, December 14th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, December 27th will be paid a dividend of $0.18 per share on Thursday, January 24th. This represents a $0.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 7.32%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, December 26th. View Independence Realty Trust's Dividend History. How were Independence Realty Trust's earnings last quarter? Independence Realty Trust Inc (NYSE:IRT) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November, 1st. The real estate investment trust reported $0.05 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.19 by $0.14. The real estate investment trust earned $48.78 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $47.84 million. Independence Realty Trust had a net margin of 9.81% and a return on equity of 2.83%. View Independence Realty Trust's Earnings History. When is Independence Realty Trust's next earnings date? Independence Realty Trust is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 19th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Independence Realty Trust. What guidance has Independence Realty Trust issued on next quarter's earnings? Independence Realty Trust issued an update on its FY 2018 earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 1st. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.74-0.75 for the period. What price target have analysts set for IRT? 6 analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Independence Realty Trust's shares. Their predictions range from $10.00 to $11.00. On average, they expect Independence Realty Trust's stock price to reach $10.4375 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 6.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Independence Realty Trust. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Independence Realty Trust? 6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Independence Realty Trust in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Independence Realty Trust. Has Independence Realty Trust been receiving favorable news coverage? Media stories about IRT stock have been trending positive on Wednesday, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Independence Realty Trust earned a media sentiment score of 2.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the real estate investment trust a news buzz of 7.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. Who are some of Independence Realty Trust's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Independence Realty Trust include Two Harbors Investment (TWO), CHIMERA INVT CO/SH NEW (CIM), Weingarten Realty Investors (WRI), Eastgroup Properties (EGP), CoreSite Realty (COR), Uniti Group (UNIT), National Health Investors (NHI), Sabra Health Care REIT (SBRA), Hammerson (HMSNF), MFA FINL INC/SH (MFA), Paramount Group (PGRE), RLJ Lodging Trust (RLJ), Taubman Centers (TCO), Senior Housing Properties Trust (SNH) and Physicians Realty Trust (DOC). Who are Independence Realty Trust's key executives? Independence Realty Trust's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Scott F. Schaeffer, Chairman & CEO (Age 56)Mr. Farrell M. Ender, Pres (Age 42)Mr. James J. Sebra, CFO & Treasurer (Age 42)Mr. Jason R. Delozier, Chief Accounting Officer (Age 34)Mr. Ted McHugh, SVP, Edelman Financial Communications & Capital Markets Who are Independence Realty Trust's major shareholders? Independence Realty Trust's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.07%) and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.04%). Company insiders that own Independence Realty Trust stock include James J Sebra, Richard H Ross and Scott Schaeffer. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Independence Realty Trust. Which institutional investors are selling Independence Realty Trust stock? IRT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Louisiana State Employees Retirement System. View Insider Buying and Selling for Independence Realty Trust. Which institutional investors are buying Independence Realty Trust stock? IRT stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue. Company insiders that have bought Independence Realty Trust stock in the last two years include James J Sebra and Scott Schaeffer. View Insider Buying and Selling for Independence Realty Trust. 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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Independence Realty Trust's stock price today? One share of IRT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $9.84. How big of a company is Independence Realty Trust? Independence Realty Trust has a market capitalization of $866.98 million and generates $160.50 million in revenue each year. The real estate investment trust earns $30.20 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.73 on an earnings per share basis. Independence Realty Trust employs 421 workers across the globe. What is Independence Realty Trust's official website? The official website for Independence Realty Trust is http://www.irtliving.com. How can I contact Independence Realty Trust? Independence Realty Trust's mailing address is Two Liberty Place 50 S. 16th Street Suite 3575, Philadelphia PA, 19102. The real estate investment trust can be reached via phone at 267-270-4800 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Independence Realty Trust (NYSE IRT)Community Ranking: 2.3 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 252 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 289 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 541MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Independence Realty Trust and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe IRT will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe IRT will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 1/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Does the discount rate affect the economy?