Why STAG Industrial Is Poised to Outperform
Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, real estate investment trust STAG Industrial has earned a coveted five-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at STAG and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
Boston, Mass. (2010)
Chairman/CEO Benjamin Butcher
CFO Gregory Sullivan
Trailing-12-Month Return on Equity
$10.7 million / $274.5 million
First Industrial Realty Trust
Monmouth Real Estate Investment
Welsh Property Trust
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, all 11 members who have rated STAG believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
This one is not quite as "special" as my normal special situation picks, but I think that it will continue to significantly outperform the market. Besides, what [can I say] ... I'm a sucker for yield.
Stag is the fastest growing company in the solid Industrial REIT sector, yet is also pays the highest dividend. That doesn't make much sense and will not continue if Stag continues to perform the way it has.
According to REIT expert Brad Thomas, Stag has moderate leverage and sector-best metrics. This trade is a bet that Mr. [M]arket will eventually recognize this quality and award STAG with a higher multiple. We are paid a yield of nearly 6% to wait for this to happen.
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