1 Scary High Dividend Yield

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This video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which analyst Jim Royal and technology and media editor/analyst Andrew Tonner discuss topics across the investing world.

While mortgage REITs such as American Capital Agency, Annaly, and Armour Residential are well-known for their high dividend yields, they're under pressure, as all have recently seen a sequential drop in their interest-rate spreads and declining dividends.

Jim discusses a new IPO that also offers a double-digit yield that could drive the stock price higher over the next year or so, especially if oil prices and the global economy remain strong.


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