My Star Dividend Contributors Revealed

Following my post yesterday, some of you had inquired about my dividends. Sorry I am not comfortable to reveal the amount but I am happy to share my STAR dividend contributors in Q3 and also Year-To-Date. To Recap, my dividend yield year to date is 4.5% on cash investment. It is spread out relatively well … Continue reading My Star Dividend Contributors Revealed

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4.5% Yield Year-To-Date, helped by Leverage

The last company on my watchlist reported its quarterly results and dividend declaration on 14-Aug. Along with that, I was able to establish that my dividend yield on cash investment (up to today) is 4.5%. I do not see an issue meeting my 5.0% target by end of the year. My dividend yield received a … Continue reading 4.5% Yield Year-To-Date, helped by Leverage

SReits are beginning to show weaknesses

It would be so boring if I write another blog post about what I bought again. So I will start with a different topic before doing a short one on my "Buy" this week ... Yes, its another "Buy" week for me amidst all the chaos in the market recently. SReits are beginning to show weaknessesWhile reviewing … Continue reading SReits are beginning to show weaknesses

SPH Reit DPU Steady as a Rock but Risk has also increased

The headline of SPH REIT's press release last Friday read "SPH Reit 2Q 2019 Distribution Income 2.5% Higher Year-on-Year". However, looking into the numbers, the cash distribution available was only up 1.0% and the DPU increase was even smaller at +0.4%. This is despite SPH Reit increasing the "cash payout ratio" from 96.8% last year … Continue reading SPH Reit DPU Steady as a Rock but Risk has also increased

SPH Reit: Is Declining Occupancy starting to Bite?

The headlines from their latest Media Release last week screamed “SPH REIT delivered steady distribution. 1Q 2019 DPU held steady at 1.34 cents. Figtree Grove Shopping Centre – yield-accretive acquisition in New South Wales, Australia”. As an income investor, I am naturally happy. But is everything so rosy for SPH Reit? I somehow didn’t feel … Continue reading SPH Reit: Is Declining Occupancy starting to Bite?

Dangerous to buy based on yield

When I mentioned that Capitaland Retail China's 7.7% yield was attractive in my previous post, one reader rightly pointed out that it is "dangerous to buy based on yield". I cannot agree more. I hope NONE of you will go away with this idea after reading my blog that we should only look at dividend yield … Continue reading Dangerous to buy based on yield

Capitaland Retail China 7.7% Yield is Attractive

Dividend yield of Capitaland Retail China Trust (CRCT) is currently 7.7%, based on last 12 months trailing dividend distribution. I find this highly attractive as it is even higher than the 5.9% - 7.6% yield range that it has historically traded at. CRCT's share price closed at $1.36 on Friday. We have to go back … Continue reading Capitaland Retail China 7.7% Yield is Attractive

CapitaLand Retail China, my latest target!

Capitaland Retail China (CRC) at the current price is now my latest target. This conclusion is based on my evaluation of the current yield of selected Reits relative to the last 3-5 years historical yield performance. See chart below. In my "similar" post last month, I mentioned I was attracted to Starhill Global Reit (SGR) at 66.5 … Continue reading CapitaLand Retail China, my latest target!

Alternate REITs Buy Trigger = Reversion to Mean Dividend Yield

First, I like to wish all my Chinese readers a very Happy New Year, 祝你 恭喜发财, 万事如意,  身体健康! A week has passed since the shocking week and guess what, the US stock markets have turned around and now marched steadily and confidently forward despite the 10 years Treasury yield rising to recent record levels which was the … Continue reading Alternate REITs Buy Trigger = Reversion to Mean Dividend Yield