Enjoy a 5.1% yield with RioCan REIT

Enjoy a 5.1% yield with RioCan REIT

This REIT mainly operates retail malls, which suffered at the height of the COVID-19 lockdowns of 2020. As a result, the REIT cut its distributions by a third.

However, most of its tenants have re-opened their stores and the trust is once again raising its… Read More

Re-opening boosts RioCan

RIOCAN REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUST $21 is a buy. The REIT (Toronto symbol REI.UN; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; Units outstanding: 303.9 million; Market cap: $6.4 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 5.6; Distribution yield: 4.9%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.riocan.com) owns all or part of 202 shopping centres and… Read More

Rising interest rates impact real estate

Apart from the overall market decline, higher interest rates in Canada and the U.S. are the main reason for weakness in the shares of real-estate firms and REITs. So far this year, ETFs holding U.S. and Canadian REIT have lost around 20% of their value.
However,… Read More

RioCan narrows its focus

RIOCAN REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUST, $20.43, is a buy. The REIT (Toronto symbol REI.UN; Units outstanding: 309.9 million; Market cap: $6.2 billion; TSINetwork Rating: Average; Dividend yield: 5.0%; www.riocan.com) is currently developing The Well, a major mixed-use project in the King Street West/Spadina area of downtown Toronto.
The Well… Read More

Get a 5.3% yield from Allied Properties REIT

Get a 5.3% yield from Allied Properties REIT

The re-opening of offices as COVID-19 restrictions eased helped boost the occupancy levels—and cash flow—of this REIT. That should also allow it to maintain its current distributions.

The stock trades at 15.4 times the company’s 2022 cash flow forecast.