Vanguard GNMA (VFIIX)

This fund of intermediate government bonds is rated four stars by Morningstar. Vanguard GNMA (VFIIX) from The No-Load Fund Investor GNMA funds with consistent records of good performance are excellent substitutes now for U.S. Treasuries. Most mortgage-backed securities, a category that includes GNMAs, FNMAs and Macs...
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Wells Fargo & Co. (WFC)

The shares of this mega bank were recently upgraded by Guggenheim to “Buy”. The shares have a current dividend yield of 2.5%, paid quarterly. Wells Fargo & Co. (WFC) from Wall Street Stock Forecaster Wells Fargo & Co. (WFC) operates through three divisions: Community Banking provides mortgages,...
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Public Storage (PSA)

from Barclays Capital Equity Research Public Storage Inc.’s (PSA) 1Q15 core Funds from Operations (FFO)/share of $1.94 was in-line with our estimate and consensus. Reported FFO, which includes $0.03/share of preferred redemption charges, was $1.91 (+9.5% YoY). Storage fundamentals remain healthy, and we demand...
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Public Storage Inc. (PSA)

This storage REIT just raised its dividend by 21%, to $1.70 per share, bringing the yield to 3.6%. Public Storage Inc. (PSA) from Barclays Capital Equity Research Stock Rating/Industry View: Overweight/Neutral Price Target: USD 205.00 Potential Upside/Downside: +9% Public Storage Inc.’s (PSA) 1Q15 core Funds from Operations (FFO)/sh of was...
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Delek Group (DGRLY)

Today’s 2014 Top Picks update is an energy company. It recently reported first quarter revenues of NIS 9 billion and net income, excluding amortization due to assets in the process of being sold, of approximately NIS 111 million (Israeli currency). Delek Group (DGRLY) from Global Group...
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Dundee REIT (D-UN.TO)

Today’s recommendation is a Real Estate Investment Trust that currently yields 7.7%. Dundee REIT (D-UN.TO) from Stock Pickers Digest Dundee REIT (D-UN.TO) owns and manages 24.3 million square feet of office and retail space across Canada. As the Canadian economy improves, interest rates will likely rise. That the...
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The Vanguard REIT Index ETF (VNQ)

Today The Investment Letter Editor David Jennett recommends an ETF with a  3.6% yield. Though this fund should be relatively un-correlated to the broader market, Vanguard does give it its second-highest risk rating (four out of five), so this recommendation is for income investors with a risk...
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