A Canadian REIT With a 9% Dividend Yield - SmartCentres REIT (SRU.UN.TO) - Research Report - July 08, 2020
You may have seen these penguins in a plaza in a suburban area if you live in Canada. SmartCentres (ticker SRU.UN) is a REIT that started as a ‘shopping centre’ but has ventured into a ‘city centre’ and has strategically placed 166 properties around Canada. If you are unsure of what a REIT is, you can read a basic introduction by clicking here. "SmartCentres" are built at major intersections which allows for easy access for transit. The company currently has diversified joint-venture partnerships with Walmart, Revera, Penguin Pickup, JADCO, Greenwin, CentreCourt – just to name a few.
If you do some searching for dividend stocks, you may find stocks that have dividend yields of 15% or more. To a beginner investor, stocks like this may seem like a bargain. However, it is often the case that the dividends for these high yielding companies are unsustainable and only high because the price of the stock has dropped due to poor fundamentals. There are a few ways to check if a dividend is safe, and this post will teach you just that.
Would you rather receive $100 one year from now? Or would you want to receive it today? The correct answer of course is today. That's because money loses value over time due to inflation and the opportunity cost of investing it. Well, the point of DCF analysis is to forecast future free cash flows of an investment/company and then discount them back into the present in order to find out what the future money is worth today (present value). If the present value of the future free cash flows are greater than the current cost of the investment, then it is considered a good/undervalued investment.
How valuable is the stock INMD? This post will offer InMode Ltd.’s fundamentals and catalysts to see if this stock is worth investing in. InMode Ltd. is a provider of minimal and non-invasive radio-frequency technology. Its innovative technology strives to improve surgical procedures. These commercialized products are used by plastic surgeons, gynecologists, dermatologists, and more. One of its FDA approved technologies is called Radiofrequency Assisted Lipolysis (RFAL). This technology contours the face and body without scarring. It allows for larger volumes to be treated with significant shrinkage of skin.
Richards Packaging Income Fund is a packaging company that has generated an average compounded annual return of 20.6% for the past 16 years. It manufactures and distributes packaging and related products in Canada and the US. It serves approximately regional cosmetic, healthcare, food, beverage, and other companies. The company was founded in 1912 and is headquartered in Mississauga, Canada.
Many people trade off of relative strength or relative weakness. This means buying the strongest stocks and/or shorting the weakest. This post will focus on stocks that held their gains through last week's dip.
Earlier today, the Federal Reserve cut interest rates by 50 basis points. The Fed rate meeting was scheduled for March 18th, but they couldn't wait until then to cut rates, one of the reasons why this is an "emergency cut". The other reason being that 50 basis points is a lot for a rate cut. This is the first emergency cut since the financial crisis of 2007-2008.
The market has had its worst week in a while. The Dow Jones fell 12.36% in 5 days. It all started the week earlier on Friday when there was a random sell off intra-day on no news.