Can REITs Sustain Double-Digit Returns?

Block, Ralph
September 2011
Journal of Financial Planning;Sep2011, Vol. 24 Issue 9, p38
Academic Journal
The article offers information on the risks and strengths of real estate investment trust (REIT) in sustaining double digit annual total returns. It explains that REITs are dividend stocks that must pay at least 90% of the pre-tax net income to shareholders which are expected to come from the current income of commercial real estate. It adds that the total returns of REITs can be attributable to the high current dividend yields over the last decade which would make the shares more valuable over time.


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