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Also, CEO Thomas W. Toomey sold 30,000 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 14th. (NYSE:UDR) has been assigned a consensus rating of "Hold" from the seventeen research firms that are covering the stock, Marketbeat reports. New York State Common Retirement Fund boosted its position in shares of Independence Realty Trust by 239.0% during the second quarter. Finally, JMP Securities restated an "outperform" rating and issued a $11.50 price target (up previously from $10.50) on shares of Independence Realty Trust in a research note on Friday, June 30th. Pacer Advisors Inc. now owns 6,000 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock valued at $218,000 after buying an additional 192 shares during the period. Compass Point has "Buy" rating and $11.0 target. Retirement Systems of Alabama lifted its holdings in United Dominion Realty Trust by 2.0% in the 1st quarter. After a recent check, the 14-day RSI for Deutsche Euroshop AG is now at 38.62, the 7-day stands at 36.41, and the 3-day is sitting at 24.57. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI acquired a new stake in shares of United Dominion Realty Trust in the 1st quarter valued at approximately $236,000. If you are viewing this piece of content on another website, it was illegally copied and republished in violation of worldwide copyright legislation. The original version of this article can be viewed at https://stocknewstimes.com/2017/09/19/zacks-brokerages-anticipate-united-dominion-realty-trust-inc-udr-will-announce-earnings-of-0-47-per-share.html. The stock has been active on the tape, now trading at $10.31, up from yesterday's close by 2.18%. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link.

In the most updated research from a number of analysts on Wall Street, the company gets 7 Buys and 0 Sell among 8 analysts. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have issued a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the stock. BidaskClub cut shares of Independence Realty Trust from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Thursday, August 24th. Morgan Stanley upgraded United Dominion Realty Trust from an "underweight" rating to an "equal weight" rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 16th. United Dominion Realty Trust has an average rating of Hold and a consensus target price of $39.55.

Independence Realty Trust, Inc. has a 52 week low of $7.74 and a 52 week high of $10.70. (NYSE:IRT) appreciated by 1% at $10.09, after hitting low of $9.86 in an intra-day trade. About 164,756 shares traded. The stock has a market capitalization of $10.42 billion, a PE ratio of 35.20 and a beta of 0.40. Independence Realty Trust, Inc. The 50 day moving average was up $0.17 or +1.67% and the 200 day average went up by +6.58%. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Company LTD now owns 36,186 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock worth $1,312,000 after buying an additional 1,984 shares in the last quarter. Analysts forecast that United Dominion Realty Trust will post $0.25 earnings per share for the current year. The company had revenue of $247.97 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $244.17 million. United Dominion Realty Trust had a net margin of 30.74% and a return on equity of 10.40%. The percentage of shares being held by the company management was 5.7% while institutional stake was 77.6%. This is assuming the current $0.18 EPS is accurate.

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Traders are feeling more bearish on shares of Independence Realty Trust, Inc. lately as evidenced by the change in short interest. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 31st were paid a dividend of $0.06 per share. The ex-dividend date is set for Tuesday the 29th of August 2017. This dividend amount will represent a yield of $7.21.

Independence Realty Trust, Inc is an internally-managed real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company is involved in the business of owning, managing, operating, leasing, acquiring, developing, investing in, and disposing of real estate assets. The Company owns apartment properties primarily in Arizona, Colorado, Georgia, Indiana, Texas and Virginia.

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