Archive for the 'REITs' Category

REIT preferreds: 3 high-yield dividend plays you can’t ignore

If you’re searching for yield, preferred stocks of real estate investment trusts (REITs) are worth a look here says Kiplinger’s Personal Finance in its April issue. According to the article on REIT preferreds, the 9%-12% yields on the preferred stock of some of the sector’s stronger players are too tempting to ignore. Preferred shares of […]

REITs: Time to buy?

Zacks recently suggested that it might be time to start looking at REITs. While cautioning that negatives remain – such as a lack of access to credit and rising delinquencies – the investment firm points out that most REITs are trading at a discount to net asset value (NAV) and sporting an average yield of […]

Introduction to DividendStocks4Income

I’ve been involved in the market for over 25 years – mostly in options and trading.  Now, looking ahead to retirement sometime in the next 10-20 years, I’ve become increasingly focused on income investing, and in building an investment portfolio capable of providing all or most of a post-retirement income. If I were just starting […]