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  • Will This REIT Boost Your 2013 Portfolio?

    By Maxwell Fisher - February 15, 2013 | Tickers: AGNC, NLY, CYS, RSO, TWO

    With the historically low interest rates of the past few years, REITs have offered tremendous income opportunities for investors. But lately, certain REITs have seen a slowdown in growth, turning some investors in other directions for higher dividend yields. In this article, I will discuss why CYS Investments (NYSE: CYS) - even with its recent drop in net income - can still provide income and growth opportunities.

    Overall, CYS performed well throughout more »

  • 3 High-Yield REITs Under $10

    By Mary Posey - January 2, 2013 | Tickers: NCT, NRF, RSO

    Real Estate Investment Trusts, or REITs, can be a good way to diversify any portfolio.  But especially so for the more long-term minded, conservative investor.  A REIT is not subject to federal income tax as long as at least 90% of its taxable income is distributed to its shareholders.  This causes most REITs to pay dividend yields above what one might find in the general stock market.  The real estate more »

  • A Stable 7% Yielder with 6 out of 7 Analysts Approving

    By Ryan Guenette - August 30, 2012 | Tickers: ABR, NRF, RAS, RSO, STWD

    If an investor puts their capital in cash they will lose 1.7% of it to inflation on a yearly basis. If an investor puts their capital in ten year treasuries bonds, they will lose 0.02% of their capital a year, taking into account inflation. If investors put their money in Starwood Property Trust Incorporated (NYSE: STWD), they will gain 5.87% a year, taking inflation into account. Starwood 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 »

  • How Does Your Portfolio Grow?

    By AnnaLisa Kraft - August 23, 2012 | Tickers: MO, FCX, PFE, PM, RSO | Editor's Choice

    Designing an ever blooming portfolio is not that hard. It’s a lot like growing a flower garden of different plants that bloom at different times for an effect of constant blossom. You need a blend of evergreens, perennials that you plant once and keep coming back year after year, and annuals for a pop of color--but these won’t last forever.

     (Full disclosure: I used to like gardening until more »

  • A Lucrative Play in the REIT Sector

    By cris vicari - July 11, 2012 | Tickers: AGNC, ARR, CYS, NCT, RSO

    Investors who are seeking portfolio growth can definitely find it in the REIT sector. With the low federal funds rate that is slated to continue at least through the next two years, both residential and commercial real estate buyers are sure to benefit.

    CYS Investments (NYSE: CYS) is a strong player in the REIT arena. The firm continues to operate with extremely strong risk management practices, aligning its investor interests more »