Why ROIC 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, shopping center REIT Retail Opportunity Investments Corp. hasearned 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.
Purchase, N.Y. (2007)
President / CEO Stuart Tanz
Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)
Cash / Debt
$4.7 million / $409.7 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.
In a world where retail is on one hand everywhere, we've also seen countless stand-alone stores go under. ROIC helps build these strip-mall type shopping centers in more upper-middle class areas to help these small groceries or pharmacies stay alive. Kudos (and thanks for the great dividend to boot!).
If you want market-thumping returns, you need to put together the best portfolio you can. Of course, despite a strong five-star rating, ROIC may not be your top choice.
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