LTC Properties: Monthly Paying 5.1% Yield From This Safe But Slow-Growing Senior Housing REIT – LTC Properties, Inc. (NYSE:LTC)


LTC Properties (LTC) owns a portfolio of 200 senior housing and skilled nursing real estate properties in 28 states, leased to 30 different operator tenants. Most of LTC’s investments (85.2%) are directly owned real estate, while the reminder (14.8%) are higher-yielding loans receivable in the form of mortgages, mezzanine loans,Read More →

WIA And WIW: Fairly Safe Inflation-Linked Closed-End Funds At -13% Discounts – Western Asset/Claymore Inflation-Linked Securities&Income Fund (NYSE:WIA)


In our recent Chemist’s Quality Closed-End Fund Report, the Western Asset Inflation-Linked Income Fund (WIA) and Western Asset Inflation-Linked Opportunities & Income Fund (WIW) were ranked as the 3rd and 4th highest scoring D x Y x Z funds respectively. These funds yield 3.64% and 3.92% with 101% and 105%Read More →

How Safe Is Medtronic’s Dividend? – Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT)


Medtronic (MDT) has many of the characteristics of a high-quality investment. The company has an entrenched economic moat in the medical devices and broader healthcare space. Medtronic’s expertise has allowed the company to gain tremendous size, scale, and market share. The company currently trades with a market capitalization of $124Read More →