Dividend Digest: Top Picks 2013 Updates Part 4

Today’s updates cover companies beginning with the letters M-S, several of which gave investors very nice returns. I’ve included the advisor’s current advice on the pick, whenever available, and given you the return from the date of recommendation through the end of 2013. M&T Corp...
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Northern Property REIT (NPR-U)

Today’s recommendation is a Toronto-listed real estate investment trust (REIT) that pays monthly dividends. The REIT has struggled price-wise since May, tarred with the same brush as most other income investments. But as David Dittman explains below, there’s no reason to believe that interest...
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Universal Health Realty Income Trust (UHT)

In today’s Daily Alert, Chris Temple recommends a specialized REIT with a 6% yield, and David Dittman provides an update on one of his MLPs. Universal Health Realty Income Trust (UHT) from The National Investor Universal Health REIT (UHT), an owner of more than 50 facilities 15...
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TransCanada Corp. (TRP)

Today Utility Forecaster Editor David Dittman recommends a 4%-yielding energy stock available today at a big discount. “The Keystone XL Pipeline will not on its own make the Canadian economy. Neither would rejection of the project break its owner/operator, Growth Portfolio Core Holding TransCanada (TRP,...
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AmeriGas Partners LP (APU)

In today’s Daily Alert, Utility Forecaster Editor David Dittman recommends a nonpipeline MLP with a current yield over 7% and reliable annual dividend growth. “AmeriGas Partners LP (APU, NYSE) has achieved remarkable scale in an industry otherwise marked by its fragmentation. The propane distributor from...
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Suburban Propane Partners LP (SPH)

In today’s Daily Alert, MLP Profits Co-Editor David Dittman recommends a propane MLP (master limited partnership) currently yielding over 8%. “For the October to December 2012 period, residential propane prices averaged $2.40 per gallon, down 14.9% from $2.82 per gallon during the same period calendar...
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