From Contrarian Outlook: One of the best characteristics about dividends is they usually offer a consistent, preferably growing stream of income. However, investors can easily fall into the trap of becoming complacent that future payments will continue to flow in, even when the business isn’t generating enough cash to fund the dividend.
From Contrarian Outlook: It’s a good time to be a virtual landlord. REIT (real estate investment trust) dividends just got a tax break, their stock prices are kicking off a rally and their yields are still on the generous side.
From Contrarian Outlook: Each June, the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT) hosts a conference that brings all of the key players in the sector together. For REIT investors, it’s the equivalent of the Super Bowl and it offers a window into who’s poised to perform well in the second half of the […]
From ETF Base: Are you someone who has been investing actively in the stock market? Are you looking forward to diversifying your portfolio and make real estate investment a part of it?
From Contrarian Outlook: The yield on the benchmark, 10-year U.S. Treasury note has moved above 3% in May, which is the highest it’s been since 2011.
From Contrarian Outlook: Have real estate investment trusts (REITs) finally “decoupled” from rising interest rates? In other words, has the popular (but untrue) “rates up, REITs down” reasoning been busted (again)?
From Contrarian Outlook: Andrew, Arthur and Paul knew their REIT stock was too cheap. So, last August 21, the trio slapped down three independent bets on their firm’s stock using their own money.
From Contrarian Outlook: Today we’re going to dive into the two “cheapest” corners in the S&P 500. Because with the terrible performance these 2 sectors have put in this year, you could think both are bargains now.
From Contrarian Outlook: Make no mistake: The “Mallpocalypse,” the “Retailpocalypse,” whatever you want to call it, is very real, and its shockwaves are being felt in just about every corner of the brick-and-mortar retail world. In fact, there are only a few true havens left – including a few higher yielders in the 5%-6% range. […]
From Contrarian Outlook: “First-level” investors – those who buy and sell on headlines – mistakenly believe that real estate investment trust (REIT) profits will suffer if rates continue to rise. They’re wrong. This is actually an ideal time to buy the strongest names in the sector.
From Contrarian Outlook: Real estate investment trusts (REITs) are as cheap as they’ve been since the financial crisis right now. The sector as a whole has been battered for more than half a year, driving yields on the Vanguard REIT ETF (VNQ) to their highest point since the 2009:
From Contrarian Outlook: I love nothing more than bargain real estate – especially if I can buy it with a single-click of my mouse (or one tap from my smartphone).
From Contrarian Outlook: Insider buying can be a useful tool in identifying stocks that may be ready to move. I typically don’t put much weight into analyst recommendations because they don’t have any skin in the game.
From Contrarian Outlook: Let’s assume that higher long-term rates (3%+) are here to stay. Can REITs (real estate investment trusts) and high rates co-exist? Or must there be just one winner in this suddenly one-sided tug of war?
From Contrarian Outlook: Real estate investment trusts (REITs) are one of the market’s best sources of high yield. But they can also be one of its searing sources of heartburn.