Kimco Realty Corp

  • Great Value in Retail REITs

    By Michael Douglass - June 19, 2013 | Tickers: KIM, ROIC, MAC

    Kimco Realty (NYSE: KIM) and Macerich (NYSE: MAC) are retail real estate investment trusts (REITs) specializing in shopping centers. REITs buy, sell, lease, and manage buildings for profit. Companies functioning as REITs must distribute 90% of their taxable income to shareholders in the form of dividends.

    Due to the fact that they give out so much money as dividends (thereby hampering their growth, as that money could otherwise be used more »

  • REITs: The A Team or the B Team?

    By Reuben Brewer - April 24, 2013 | Tickers: KIM, PLD, STAG, WSR

    Real estate is about location and property quality. Some companies focus only on the best of both and others take on more risk by investing lower down on each. That may add risk, but it can also lead to impressive returns.

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    Real estate is a complex industry. The saying is location, location, location. And while that's true, there's also the question of property quality that has more »

  • Room For Retail Properties of America To Grow

    By Mark Lin - March 12, 2013 | Tickers: DDR, KIM, RPAI

    Retail Properties of America (NYSE: RPAI) is a real estate investment trust that owns and operates shopping centers across 35 states. It is one of the largest owners and operators of shopping centers in the United States with 230 properties including power centers, community centers, neighborhood centers and lifestyle centers and single-user retail properties. Retail Properties of America also held interests in 10 office properties, two industrial properties, 22 retail more »

  • Insiders Bought This REIT, Should You?

    By Meena Krishnamsetty - December 18, 2012 | Tickers: DDR, KIM, RPAI, SPG

    According to a Form 4 filed with the SEC, Kenneth Masick purchased 4,700 shares of Retail Properties of America (NYSE: RPAI) on December 14 at an average price of $11.92 per share. Masick serves on the company’s Board of Directors and so this transaction had to be reported as an insider purchase. This gives Masick a total of 7,700 shares held directly; he had bought the more »

  • Profiting from the Lowly Strip Mall

    By Reuben Brewer - November 20, 2012 | Tickers: FRT, KIM, REG, WSR

    Strip malls, the very name probably makes you think of something undesirable. However, there are an awful lot of strip malls in this country and investing in them can be quite lucrative. While owning one yourself would probably be a bad idea, investing in a real estate investment trust (REIT) that focuses on this property type can provide consistent dividend income and growth. Companies like Kimco Realty (NYSE: KIM), Regency Centers (NYSE: REG), Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE: FRT), Equity One REIT (NYSE: EQY), and monthly dividend payer Whitestone REIT (NYSE: WSR) all provide direct exposure.

  • Three Small Dividend Payers with Unique Business Models

    By Reuben Brewer - November 12, 2012 | Tickers: BGS, KIM, KRFT, PEP, WRE, WSR

    Small cap dividend payers B&G Foods, Whitestone REIT, and Washington REIT compete in industries with giant participants like Kraft and KIMCO Realty. They use their small size to their advantage and that could benefit your portfolio.

  • SWOT Analysis: Whitestone REIT

    By Reuben Brewer - November 9, 2012 | Tickers: FRT, KIM, WSR

    I was recently reviewing the monthly dividend payer Whitestone REIT (NYSE: WSR) and created a strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats analysis. It helped to crystallize the picture around this interesting high yielding REIT.

  • The MVP of the REITs

    By Ryan Guenette - August 29, 2012 | Tickers: IRC, KIM, NNN, O, RPAI

    Recent report displays an economic environment that is mildly darkening. China’s magnificent growth story is not over, but is significantly slowing, prompting officials to scheme up plans for a “soft landing.” The entire continent of Europe is engrossed in recession. The International Monetary Fund is meeting with the purpose of saving the euro currency, which has proven to be a monumental task. The American economy is puttering along, threatening more »

  • Why This Company Is “O” So Rewarding

    By Ryan Guenette - August 28, 2012 | Tickers: IRC, KIM, O, ROIC, RPAI

    The United States’ unemployment rate is again on the rise. The entire European Union is on the brink of falling into recession, as the International Monetary Fund attempts to present a response that will keep the continent currency alive. The Chinese Government is realizing their growth trend is downward sloping, and is attempting to make a “soft landing” from their glory days. Even Wall Street traders do not believe in more »

  • Do Real Estate Investment Offer Strong and Dependable Yields in the Current Low Rate Environment?

    By Joshua Bondy - August 23, 2012 | Tickers: ARR, KIM, RSO, SNH, VNQ

    There are a variety of ways to use REITs to boost the yield of your portfolio without taking on excessive risk. ETF REITs are a good way to get broad based exposure to the sector. Vanguard REIT ETF (NYSEMKT: VNQ) has made steady gains since the 2008 crash. After dropping around 60 percent the dividend and stock price have continued to rise. For single REITs there are a wide variety more »

  • Window Shopping: Is SPG The King of Retail REITs?

    By Meena Krishnamsetty - April 2, 2012 | Tickers: GGP, KIM, SPG, MAC

    In an industry so closely tied with U.S.financial health and consumer spending habits, retail Real Estate Investment Trusts often feel the impacts of a slow U.S.economy on both short and long time horizons.  Debt considerations, occupancy rates, and unemployment all weigh closely into the performance of retail-minded REITS, but favorable tax incentives and innovative structures can create uncorrelated growth opportunities with the rest of a balanced more »

  • Kimco Realty: A Well Positioned Retail REIT

    By Christopher French - February 16, 2012 | Tickers: CBL, KIM, REG, MAC

    Real estate investment trusts (REITs) historically pay attractive yields compared to most stocks and provide investors an easy way to invest in commercial real estate. Kimco Realty (NYSE: KIM) is the largest owner of community and neighborhood shopping centers in the U.S. The fortunes of Kimco Realty are tied to the U.S. economy and how much consumers are spending at the local stores. The 2008 to 2009 recession more »