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10 Top Yielding And Cheap Healthcare REITs For Income Seeking Investors

Real estate investment trusts, or REITs, can give investors exposure to real estate without the challenges and risks of buying property.

The senior population (65+) is expected to grow 80% between 2010 and 2030, and 85+ cohort by over 60%, increasing patient acuity.

It is estimated that ~70% of Americans who reach age 65 will require some form of long-term care for an average of 3 years.

Healthcare policy is the primary driver in which patients are being treated in low cost settings. 

Here is a great overview of property-owning REITs that can give you excellent dividends and lots of growth potential, listed in no particular order:

Dividend Yield of Major REITs (click to enlarge)
Source: Seeking Alpha

Price to FFO of Major REITs (click to enlarge) 
Source: Seeking Alpha

10 Top Yielding And Cheap Healthcare REITs
For Income Seeking Investors
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10 High Quality Growth Dividend Contenders Looking Really Cheap

Long term orientated investors need growth to lift its portfolio value. 

Dividends are good but the real boost will come from growth. Only growth can make you rich in the long term.

Today I've screened the Dividend Contenders by cheap stocks with double-digit earnings growth for the next five years.

Exactly 10 stocks fulfilled the following criteria:

- Market capitalization over 2 billion
- Low forward P/E of less than 15
- EPS growth for the next five years over 10%
- Positive return on assets
- Debt/Equity under 1

Here are the results...

7 Cheap Dividend Aristocrats Good Enough To Buy

When buying Dividend Aristocrats, you are buying the creme de la creme of stocks out there. These are companies that have been paying a dividend -- and growing that payment -- since 1991.

A lot has happened since then, and some of these companies have held onto dividend increase streaks for even longer than that. 

It's hard to argue against buying Dividend Aristocrats because they have displayed a remarkable consistency for long periods of time.

At the same time, though, that doesn't mean every one of them is a buy today. Buying a great company can be a less-than-great investment if you pay a hefty premium. 

Looking across the landscape of Dividend Aristocrats, here are seven really cheap stocks from the index that stand out as worth buying today:

Long-Term Investors Should Look At These 9 Dividend Champions

Many investors have been distrustful about the stock market, after a relentless rise in equities over the past 7 – 8 years. 

Some have sold out large amounts of stock, and are waiting on the sidelines with cash. 

Others have been building up cash, and are waiting for an opportunity to buy shares at a lower price. But valuations on quality assets are at the high range, and have remained their for quite some time, making that group impatient. 

A third group has been putting money to work every month, but is likely having a harder time finding attractively valued companies. 

Today I like to share a couple of long-term orientated dividend stocks with attractive fundamentals. The markets are hot right now and you need to be very careful in order to avoid overpaying stocks.

Here are the stocks I'm talking about....