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Nov 29, 2019
Portfolio Newsletter Holding Digital Realty Targets Secular Growth Trends to Support Dividend Growth Trajectory
Image Shown: Digital Realty Trust is one of our favorite ways to indirectly play several secular growth trends at once. The data center real estate investment trust (‘REIT’) pays out a nice dividend that’s supported by its investment grade credit ratings, a solid cash flow profile, and a promising growth trajectory.Digital Realty Trust has been a resilient performer in both the Dividend Growth Newsletter and High Yield Newsletter portfolios, and we continue to like the name. Due to the data center REIT’s impressive dividend growth profile, a product of the double-digit annual growth rate in its funds from operations (‘FFO’) since 2005, shares of DLR yield a nice ~3.6% as of this writing.
Nov 7, 2019
Dividend Growth Newsletter Portfolio Holding Realty Income Keeps Chugging Along
Image Shown: Shares of Realty Income Corporation have performed quite well over the past year, keeping recent headwinds in mind. Dividend Growth Newsletter portfolio holding Realty Income Corp posted a modest increase in its adjusted funds from operations (‘AFFO’) on a per share during its third quarter 2019 earnings report published November 4. Billing itself as “The Monthly Dividend Company” with a ~3.5% yield as of this writing, this REIT has paid out over 590 consecutive monthly dividends during its 50-year long operating history and has increased its per share payout over 100 times since going public in 1994. We caution that shares of O will continue to experience volatility as expectations of future interest rates are currently in flux.
Oct 27, 2019
Economic Commentary – Politics, the WeWork Debacle, and How We Use the Valuentum Buying Index in the Newsletter Portfolios
In our latest Economic Commentary, the Valuentum team continues its discussion on politics and the markets and the implications of a potential WeWork failure on the commercial real estate and construction markets. We’ll also address a very important question: Why are there lower Valuentum Buying Index ratings in the newsletter portfolios at times? The answer is rather straightforward and a good thing! Let’s get started.
Oct 12, 2019
ICYMI: Interview with Valuentum's President Brian M. Nelson, CFA
Catch up with Valuentum's President Brian M. Nelson, CFA in a recent interview with dividend growth investor Arne Magnus Lorentzen Ulland of the blog stockles.
Sep 30, 2019
Economic Commentary: US-Listed Chinese Names, 60-40 Stock-Bond Allocation and More
Image shown for informational/illustration purposes only.  There’s an interesting saying that I came across recently...that hits at the most important component of any fiduciary approach: capital preservation. The saying was “Friends don’t let friends buy and hold.” We’ve always employed the Valuentum strategy, which we believe is much more promising that a traditional buy and hold strategy. – Brian Nelson, CFA
Sep 20, 2019
Dividend Increases/Decreases for the Week Ending September 20
Let's take a look at companies that raised/lowered their dividend this week.
Sep 6, 2019
DGN Holding Realty Income Continues Moving Higher
We like Realty Income and think there’s room for additional upside. As growth in global economic activity continues slowing down, weakening demand for US exports and hurting business confidence, the Federal Reserve is increasingly leaning towards additional rate cuts. REITs are major beneficiaries of a lower interest rate environment, especially those with top quality investment grade credit ratings and nice long growth runways like Realty Income.
Sep 6, 2019
Shares of DGN Holding Digital Realty Climbing Upwards
Image Source: Digital Realty Trust -- IR Presentation. Digital Realty is trading right above the top end of our fair value estimate range as of this writing, but we are keeping this holding in our Dividend Growth Newsletter portfolio given its strong technical performance. We think excitement over the prospect of the Federal Reserve cutting interest rates will continue to drive shares of higher yielding names higher, which includes high-quality data center REITs like Digital Realty.
Aug 13, 2019
Our Reports on the Retail REIT Industry
Our stock reports on the Retail REIT industry can be found in this article. Reports include CONE, DLR, FRT, O, REG, SPG, WPC.
Aug 6, 2019
Realty Income Posts Solid Earnings, Acquires Overseas Real Estate for First Time
Image Source: Realty Income Corporation – IR Presentation. We liked what we saw in Realty Income’s second quarter 2019 earnings report, and we appreciate management reiterating guidance for the full year. While Realty Income’s payout ratio could be a tad lower, its consistent financial performance and solid investment grade credit ratings indicate its dividend is secure for the time being.


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