Government Properties Income Trust (NYSE:GOV) announced a dividend on Friday, January 13th. Investors of record on Monday, January 23rd will be paid a dividend of 0.43 per share by the real estate investment trust on Thursday, February 23rd. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 19th.

Shares of Government Properties Income Trust (NYSE:GOV) opened at 19.93 on Friday. The company has a 50 day moving average of $0.00 and a 200-day moving average of $0.00. Government Properties Income Trust has a one year low of $19.80 and a one year high of $20.06.

Government Properties Income Trust (NYSE:GOV) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 27th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.54 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.57 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $64.50 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $64.09 million. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.59 EPS. Government Properties Income Trust’s revenue was up 3.9% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities analysts anticipate that Government Properties Income Trust will post $0.75 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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A number of equities analysts recently weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Government Properties Income Trust from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, December 2nd. RBC Capital Markets reiterated an “underperform” rating and issued a $17.00 price objective (down from $19.00) on shares of Government Properties Income Trust in a research report on Monday, October 31st. Royal Bank Of Canada decreased their target price on shares of Government Properties Income Trust from $19.00 to $17.00 and set an “underperform” rating on the stock in a research report on Monday, October 31st. Finally, FBR & Co set a $25.00 target price on shares of Government Properties Income Trust and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, October 28th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $19.80.

Several large investors have recently modified their holdings of GOV. Hsbc Holdings PLC raised its stake in shares of Government Properties Income Trust by 1.5% in the second quarter. Hsbc Holdings PLC now owns 10,699 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $247,000 after buying an additional 153 shares during the last quarter. Camelot Portfolios LLC raised its stake in shares of Government Properties Income Trust by 1.0% in the second quarter. Camelot Portfolios LLC now owns 16,062 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $370,000 after buying an additional 153 shares during the last quarter. Arizona State Retirement System raised its stake in shares of Government Properties Income Trust by 1.4% in the second quarter. Arizona State Retirement System now owns 36,947 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $852,000 after buying an additional 500 shares during the last quarter. Profund Advisors LLC raised its stake in shares of Government Properties Income Trust by 3.1% in the second quarter. Profund Advisors LLC now owns 18,336 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $423,000 after buying an additional 558 shares during the last quarter. Finally, LPL Financial LLC raised its stake in shares of Government Properties Income Trust by 1.8% in the third quarter. LPL Financial LLC now owns 70,603 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $1,529,000 after buying an additional 1,265 shares during the last quarter.

Government Properties Income Trust Company Profile

Government Properties Income Trust is a real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company operates in two segments: ownership of properties that are primarily leased to Government tenants and its equity method investment in Select Income REIT (SIR). The Company’s properties are located in Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, New Mexico, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas, Vermont, Washington West Virginia and Wyoming, among others.

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