FR: 6 Safe Stocks From the Hottest Dividend Sector

Article: 6 Safe Stocks From the Hottest Dividend Sector

My next “Fool Revisited” piece is another “screener” piece about a sector. The “hottest dividend sector” mentioned in the headline is REITs, which are a special kind of entity that are (typically) prized for their dividend yields. But instead of simply plugging in the mortgage REITs that were (and still are) in the news, I wanted to look for relatively “safe” investments in some of the other REIT segments.

Safe is a loaded term obviously, but in this context, I was looking for REITs that weren’t reliant on interest rate spreads to maximize profits. One of the best business models (in my humble opinion) for long-term sustained wealth in this country is to have someone else pay your mortgage(s), and if you can find an industry with specialized buildings, even better! Instead of being at the whims of interest rates and capital availability, as long as you can find a tenant for your office building, you should be golden.

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