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10 Attractive 10% Yields Worth Considering

Published Fri, 07 Apr 2017 12:27:23 -0400 on Seeking Alpha

If you are looking for low-risk low-reward dividend stocks, this article is not for you. However, if you're looking for high income yields, and risks that are tilted in your favor, then you may want to consider the ideas highlighted in this article.
The ideas span a variety of investment types including high-yield stocks, real estate investment trusts (REITs), mortgage REITs, business development companies (BDCs), high-yield bonds, alternative fixed income strategies, master limited partnerships (MLPs), closed-end funds (CEFs), income-generating options strategies, and the importance of diversification and tax-efficient capital gains.
Without further ado, here are the ten attractive 10% yield opportunities...
Mortgage REITs - They're very different than equity REITs!
Compared to equity REITs (which we cover later in this report), Mortgage REITs are an almost entirely different beast altogether. Mortgage REITs invest in residential and commercial mortgages, as well as mortgage backed securities. However, like equity REITs, mortgage REITs also generally avoid paying US federal income taxes if they pay out at least 90% of their taxable income to shareholders as dividends. Below, we have listed an example of a mortgage REIT that we believe is worth considering if you are an income-focused investor.
10. New Residential (NRZ), Yield: 11.2%
Arguably not an mREIT, we're still putting NRZ it this category because it does invest in mortgage backed securities,... Read more

Stock name Last trade   P/E Earnings/Share Dividend/Share Dividend yield
FRONTIER COMMUNICATIONS 1.15   0.0 -58.14 2.40 201.68
GABELLI GLOBAL GOLD NAT RES & INC TRUST 4.44   0.0 0.00 0.00 13.48
ENBRIDGE ENERGY PARTNERS LP 10.79   21.6 0.50 1.40 13.35
NEW RESIDENTIAL INVESTMENT 14.98   18.0 0.83 2.00 13.28
PROSPECT CAPITAL 6.71   16.8 0.40 0.72 10.76
NEW SENIOR INVESTMENT GROUP 6.41   0.0 -1.56 0.52 8.39
CVR ENERGY 41.02   10.5 3.92 3.00 7.06
MEDLEY CAPITAL 2.61   0.0 -1.62 0.15 5.81
AT&T 38.38   16.1 2.38 2.04 5.43
GILEAD SCIENCES 66.36   14.4 4.61 2.52 3.76
SPDR GOLD TRUST 141.32   0.0 0.00 0.00 0.00


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