Expectations for Fed hawkishness have escalated sharply recently. The likelihood of a 0.50% Fed rate hike in May has risen to 91%, and the central bank is widely expected to announce a balance-sheet reduction program at a pace of $95 billion per month.
Ahead of the May FOMC meeting, investor focus seems to be shifting further from growth names toward value opportunities that come along with a reliable payout. But you don’t have to sacrifice growth for value and stability.
Today we’re highlighting a ticker that should appeal to readers seeking value and growth. If you’re looking to unlock this powerful combination, look no further.
STAG Industrial, Inc. (STAG) is a real estate investment trust focused on the acquisition and operation of single-tenant, industrial properties throughout the U.S. The company currently owns 517 properties across 40 states with 103.4 million square feet of space.
STAG is active across all aspects of the industrial real estate market, including owning light manufacturing properties and flex/office space. Flex/office space is a market estimated at $1 trillion of properties in the U.S. alone. With just 0.5% share of that market, STAG has plenty of room to grow.
STAG’s portfolio is continually expanding through acquisition. It will often purchase value-add properties and leverage its substantial leasing and redevelopment experience to increase shareholder value. Over the next five years, it plans to spend $800 million to $1.2 billion on property purchases.
Thanks to this acquisition strategy, the company’s payout has been slowly but steadily increasing. Given the REIT’s aim to invest billions in expanding its portfolio over the next five years, that trend should continue. The ticker sports a comfortable 3.4% yield paid out monthly, making it even more attractive to income-seeking investors. STAG has developed an investment strategy that helps investors find a robust balance of income plus growth. That income with upside makes them a great high-yield REIT to consider adding to your portfolio.
Should you invest in STAG right now?
Before you consider buying STAG, you'll want to see this.
Investing legend, Keith Kohl just revealed his #1 stock for 2022...
And it's not STAG.
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Keith say’s he thinks investors will be able to turn a small $50 stake into $150,000.
Find that to be extraordinary?
But you have to act now, because a catalyst coming in a few weeks is set to take this company mainstream... And by then, it could be too late.
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