Dividend Safety And Hedging Costs For 'Dividend Scorchers' With Yields Up To 20%
By David Pinsen:Dividend Safety and hedging costs of 'dividend scorchers' In a Seeking Alpha article published on Tuesday ("Dividend Scorchers with Yields of to 19.9%, Part IV: REITS"), Sol Pahla analyzed 7 high-yielding REITs and suggested that readers considering investing in them do additional due diligence on them. In this post, we'll look at the hedging costs and VectorVest Dividend Safety scores for those REITs. With respect to Dividend Safety, VectorVest defines it as,
An indicator of the assurance that regular cash dividends will be declared and paid at current or at higher rates for the foreseeable future.
To see the VectorVest's Dividend Safety analysis for any dividend-paying stock, you can enter its symbol and your email address on VectorVest's home page, and they will email you their analysis of the stock. It turned out that one of the 'dividend scorchers' had a Dividend Safety score of 50, which is considered "good"Complete Story »