Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, shopping center REIT Retail Opportunity Investments Corp. has earned a coveted five-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at ROIC and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
White Plains, N.Y. (2007)
President/CEO Stuart Tanz
Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)
Cash / Debt
$4.7 million / $391.7 million
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 98% of the 498 members who have rated ROIC believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
I'm in this one for the dividend, but the potential for growth is pretty good, too. The real estate meltdown is still in the early stages of cleanup, and there are tons of opportunities out there. ROIC is run by smart people with money to invest and a track record of success. I figure they'll keep finding opportunities that will pay off big in the next few years.
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