QUOTE AND NEWS
Motley Fool  Dec 7  Comment 
A few shares of stock would make a great gift for your kids this holiday season. But which one should you choose?
Motley Fool  Dec 6  Comment 
Not all dividends are created equal. These three picks offer superior payouts.
Motley Fool  Dec 5  Comment 
Some of the stocks you might consider "boring" actually make the best investments.
Motley Fool  Dec 3  Comment 
Warren Buffett believes in buying businesses with a durable competitive advantage. Here are three of Realty Income's key advantages over their competition.
Forbes  Nov 24  Comment 
On 11/26/14, Realty Income Corp.'s 6.625% Monthly Income Class F Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock (NYSE: O.PRF) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.1380, payable on 12/15/14. As a percentage of O.PRF's recent share price of...
Motley Fool  Nov 15  Comment 
No conversation about stocks that can make you rich would be complete without this REIT and its spectacular record of performance.





 
TOP CONTRIBUTORS

Realty Income Corporation engages in the acquisition and ownership of commercial retail real estate properties in the United States. The company leases its retail properties primarily to regional and national retail chain store operators. As of December 31, 2007, it owned 2270 retail properties located in 49 states, covering approximately 18.5 million square feet of leasable space.

Realty Income is one of the few companies which make monthly dividend payments to shareholders. The company is so proud of its ability to raise dividends several times per year, that it has trademarked the name The Monthly Dividend Company.


Trends and Forces

Potential Risks

One potential risk for the company is if it is unable to meet its financing needs from debt markets. I believe that we have seen most of the bad news in the financial markets. Since O managed to do just fine during the financial crisis that started last summer, I believe that it should do well in the future as well.

Another potential risk could be that the softening economy could have an adverse effect on some retailers and restaurants, which occupy O’s buildings. The vacancy ratio is about 96.8% as of July 28 2008, versus 98.6% as of June 30, 2007.




References

Wikinvest © 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012. Use of this site is subject to express Terms of Service, Privacy Policy, and Disclaimer. By continuing past this page, you agree to abide by these terms. Any information provided by Wikinvest, including but not limited to company data, competitors, business analysis, market share, sales revenues and other operating metrics, earnings call analysis, conference call transcripts, industry information, or price targets should not be construed as research, trading tips or recommendations, or investment advice and is provided with no warrants as to its accuracy. Stock market data, including US and International equity symbols, stock quotes, share prices, earnings ratios, and other fundamental data is provided by data partners. Stock market quotes delayed at least 15 minutes for NASDAQ, 20 mins for NYSE and AMEX. Market data by Xignite. See data providers for more details. Company names, products, services and branding cited herein may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners. The use of trademarks or service marks of another is not a representation that the other is affiliated with, sponsors, is sponsored by, endorses, or is endorsed by Wikinvest.
Powered by MediaWiki