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Every day TheStreet Ratings produces a list of the top rated stocks. These 10 real estate investment trusts are rated highest by our value-focused methodology.

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In trading on Thursday, shares of Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust Inc's Series B Preferred Stock were yielding above the 10.5% mark based on its quarterly dividend (annualized to $2.25), with shares changing hands as low as $21.05 on the day. This compares to an average yield of 6.07% in the "REITs" preferred stock category, according to Preferred Stock Channel.
Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/21/17, Capitala Finance Corporation will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.13, payable on 8/30/17. As a percentage of CPTA's recent stock price of $9.22, this dividend works out to approximately 1.41%, so look for shares of Capitala Finance Corporation to trade 1.41% lower — all else being equal — when CPTA shares open for trading on 8/21/17.
Arbor Realty Trust Inc has been named as a Top 10 Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT), according to Dividend Channel, which published its most recent ''DividendRank'' report. The report noted that among REITs, ABR shares displayed both attractive valuation metrics and strong profitability metrics.
Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, in trading on Tuesday, shares of Independence Realty Trust Inc were yielding above the 7% mark based on its monthly dividend (annualized to $0.72), with the stock changing hands as low as $10.21 on the day. Dividends are particularly important for investors to consider, because historically speaking dividends have provided a considerable share of the stock market's total return.
Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/17/17, Gladstone Land Corp will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.044, payable on 8/31/17. As a percentage of LAND's recent stock price of $13.85, this dividend works out to approximately 0.32%.
Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/17/17, Gladstone Commercial Corp will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.125, payable on 8/31/17. As a percentage of GOOD's recent stock price of $20.77, this dividend works out to approximately 0.60%, so look for shares of Gladstone Commercial Corp to trade 0.60% lower — all else being equal — when GOOD shares open for trading on 8/17/17.
In this series, we look through the most recent Dividend Channel ''DividendRank'' report, and then we cherry pick only those companies that have experienced insider buying within the past six months. The officers and directors of a company tend to have a unique insider's view of the business, and presumably the only reason an insider would choose to take their hard-earned cash and use it to buy stock in the open market, is that they expect to make money — maybe they find the stock very undervalued, or maybe they see exciting progress within the company, or maybe both.
Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, in trading on Friday, shares of Altisource Residential Corp were yielding above the 5% mark based on its quarterly dividend (annualized to $0.60), with the stock changing hands as low as $11.78 on the day. Dividends are particularly important for investors to consider, because historically speaking dividends have provided a considerable share of the stock market's total return.