NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire -03/07/12)- With the Dow Jones Industrial Average surging in the early stages of 2012 and investors taking on more risk, dividend paying stocks have lagged the market this year. The SPDR S&P Dividend ETF (SDY) is up less than 4 percent year to date -- lagging the DOW by more than 40 percent. Five Star Equities examines the outlook for high yielding dividend paying companies and provides equity research on Cogdell Spencer Inc. (NYSE: CSA - News) & New York Community Bancorp (NYSE: NYB - News). Access to the full company reports can be found at:
New York Community Bancorp, Inc. operates as a multi-bank holding company for New York Community Bank and New York Commercial Bank, which offer banking products and services in New York, New Jersey, Ohio, Florida, and Arizona. The company presently pays an annual dividend of one dollar per share for a yield of around 7.7 percent.
New York Community Bancorp Inc. reported that its fourth-quarter profit fell 21 percent as it made less from deposits, loans and fees and wrote off more loans gone sour. Noninterest income, or earnings from fees and other sources, declined to $59.8 million from $103.3 million.
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Cogdell Spencer Inc. is a real estate investment trust ("REIT") focused on planning, owning, developing, constructing, and managing medical facilities. Through strategically managed, customized facilities, we help our clients deliver superior healthcare. According to a recent press release from Cogdell Spencer, during 2011, the Company paid one prorated dividend of $0.419 for the period from December 20, 2010 (date of issuance) through February 28, 2011 and three quarterly dividends of $0.53125 per share for the periods March 1, 2011 through May 31, 2011, June 30, 2011 through August 31, 2011 and September 1, 2011 through November 30, 2011, totaling $2.01275 per share for the year.
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