Ranking the Top Yielding Mortgage REITs (with Fat Payouts Over 10%)

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Investors are suffering from dividend anxiety, searching far and wide for extra income to help compensate for low yields.

Could 10%+ Yielding Mortgage REITs help calm the jitters?

The yields offered by the S&P 500 or safe government bonds are near decade lows.

Even REIT investors are getting squeezed, with the average dividend yield now at about 2.4%.

Simply put, the majority of income provided by safe bonds, high-yielding equities, or REITs may not provide the income needed to meet retirement goals.

However, I’ve found a better path to the retirement promised land. 

There is one area of the REIT market that can provide exceptional yields and in some cases more than 4x the income of the average equity REIT, and 8x that of the S&P 500.… Read more

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America’s in a dividend desert, and that’s forcing income hunters to get creative. Are 10.1% paying mREITs the answer?

The S&P 500 hasn’t yielded this poorly (1.7%) in roughly a decade. T-notes deliver a fractional yield. Worse, even areas of traditionally elevated yield are offering just so-so payouts right now. At less than 4% on average, high-yield stocks and real estate investment trusts (REITs) will put retirement investors well short of their income goals.

The good news? A pair of market niches—business development companies (BDCs) and mortgage REITs—can put 3x that amount of money into our pockets.

I recently pointed readers to a “3-click” BDC portfolio yielding 10.9%, which is a little less than the BDC average of 12%.… Read more

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