STAG Industrial (NYSE: STAG) CEO Ben Butcher explained to me in an interview that he believes his company is undervalued relative to industrial real estate investment trust (REIT) peers because it is misunderstood. He's also optimistic about STAG's growth prospects. Despite a steep share price advance, that could make now a great time to buy the shares.
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STAG Industrial (NYSE: STAG) shares offer a relatively hefty 5% dividend yield, even after a massive share advance over the last two years or so. Is it still worth buying this real estate investment trust (REIT)?
STAG Industrial came public in early 2011. Since that time, the REIT has purchased around 80 properties in more than 30 transactions. That's a lot of activity in a short period of time more »
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.
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 »
Global economic conditions have not been so stable in last couple of years. In the present scenario, the US economy is showing signs of recovery, but the market is still not supportive of high investment in bonds. This is mainly because the Fed is focusing on keeping the interest rates low. Under these circumstances, REITs are proving to be the next best alternative for investors looking for high yields and more »
Under the prevailing ultra-low interest rate environment, where the 10-year Treasuries are offering only 1.88%, US REITs are the next best alternative to corporate bonds providing regular income. Therefore, investors looking for attractive risk-adjusted total returns should consider income-producing real estate investment trusts as part of their regular income portfolios. Barclays recommends half a dozen REITs it considers income investors should check out this year. The current dividend spread more »
As an investor you can spend hours, days, or even years studying a stock only to buy it and have it under perform. Then there are those other times when you seem to buy at the perfect moment, as the stock goes on a tear as soon as you add it to your portfolio. For me, Medical Properties Trust (NYSE: MPW) is that stock…both of them.
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