Are the mREIT Glory Days Coming to an End?

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In a yield-starved environment, mREITs sporting double-digit dividends have caught the attention of many investors. One company that has grown extremely fast during the Fed's QE programs is American Capital Agency .

The mREIT's asset balance has ballooned during the past several years, and investors saw huge total returns during that time. However, the mortgage-backed securities on its books lost value in the most recent quarter. Is this a concern?

In this video, Motley Fool financial analyst David Hanson reminds investors of the relationship between the dividend and the balance sheet and why investors should be asking themselves a few questions.


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The article Are the mREIT Glory Days Coming to an End? originally appeared on Fool.com.

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