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Real estate investment trusts (REITs) are pass-through entities intended to provide investors with large dividend payments. There are a number of REITs today that don't live up to that and should be avoided by income investors, including Simon Properties (NYSE: SPG), Tanger Factory Outlet Centers (NYSE: SKT), and Boston Properties (NYSE: BXP).
REITs were specifically created to allow investors to invest in institutional level properties. These entities don more »
I've been feeling lately, after writing about dividend stocks for almost a year, that there is nothing new for me to discover. That I have already covered every dividend stock of interest, and there are no more good ones.
Which is a discouraging thing, because I have not yet completed my 10-stock perfect dividend portfolio. I have only chosen eight companies, and I need to select two more.
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At Insider Monkey, we track the smart money’s best and brightest managers—about 450 give or take a few. Based on our research, it’s important to monitor this group of hedge funds, and we’ve shown that historically, retail investors that pay attention to this world have beaten the market handily. We also recently teamed up with MarketWatch to create the Billionaire Hedge Fund Index. In 2012, this more »
A SWOT analysis is a look at a company’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats, and is a great way to gain a detailed and thorough perspective on a company and its future. As 2012 draws to a close, I would like to focus on a real estate investment trust that is the king of shopping malls: Simon Property Group ).
- Dividend: Currently, Simon pays out quarterly dividends of $1 more »
Investing in small-cap stocks can be rewarding. History shows that small-cap stocks provide better risk-adjusted returns than broader-market portfolios. When one adds dividends to the mix, small-cap dividend stocks can provide current income that magnifies total returns. Investors in small-cap dividend stocks should look for companies with sustainable payouts, proven history of dividend growth, solid balance sheets, and strong profitability.
Russell Investments has devised a specific small-cap-focused index, the Russell more »
Simon Property Group (NYSE: SPG) is the largest real estate company in the world. You know those shopping malls where your teenage kids hang out and where your wife spends all of your money? Chances are, SPG owns it. They own or have interest in 337 retail real estate properties in North America and Asia. They also have a 29% stake in 270 shopping centers across Europe through publicly traded more »