• Daily as of 05/25/18 NYSE American: RIF...$17.45...Quarterly Dividend:$0.33...Current Distribution Rate (1):7.56%
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  • Portfolio diversification.
    As of December 31, 2017, RIF’s portfolio had approximately $342 million of total investments in 189 common and preferred securities. No investment represents more than 2.4% of RIF’s total portfolio.
  • Dividends are a REIT requirement.
    REITs are required by U.S. law to pay out 90% of their taxable income in the form of dividends.
  • Industry dividend increases.  
    Year to date, as of December 31, 2017, 111 real estate companies in the U.S. increased their common dividend.
  • RIF dividend increases. 
    Since the beginning of 2012, RIF's dividend has been raised six times by a total of 65%. (Past performance is not indicative of future results).
  • Investment strategy.
    At least 90% of RIF’s managed assets must be invested in income producing securities issued by real estate companies; at least 75% of managed assets must be invested in securities issued by REITs; and no more than 10% of managed assets can be invested in securities denominated in currencies other than the U.S. dollar or traded on a non-U.S. stock exchange.
  • Investment objective. 
    The primary objective of RIF is to earn and pay a high level of current income to shareholders by investing in real estate companies and the Fund’s secondary objective is capital appreciation.
RMR Funds is focused on investing in real estate securities, including real estate investment trusts (REITs), and other high dividend paying securities. RMR Advisors LLC is the Advisor, and its affiliates manage publicly traded real estate companies with total gross assets of $30.0 billion in the areas of office, hospitality, healthcare, industrial and retail. 

(1) In compliance with Section 19 of the Investment Company Act of 1940, a notice will be provided for any distribution that does not consist solely of net investment income. Such a notice will be for informational purposes only, and will disclose, among other things, estimated portions of the distribution, if any, consisting of net investment income, capital gains and return of capital. RMR Real Estate Income Fund (“RIF”) has substantial investments in real estate investment trusts, or REITs, which generally will characterize distributions to their shareholders, including RIF, subsequent to the end of a calendar year as ordinary income, net capital gain or return of capital, it is expected that distributions declared by RIF attributable to its investments in REITs will be similarly characterized for tax purposes subsequent to year end. Shareholders should not use the information provided in this press release or any notice delivered in compliance with Section 19 of the Investment Company Act of 1940 in preparing their tax returns. Shareholders will receive a Form 1099-DIV for the calendar year indicating how to report distributions from RIF for U.S. Federal income tax purposes.

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