The real estate sector performs relatively in-line with the wider economy. Prosperous periods bring about high growth and inflation, leading to strong returns in real estate investments. During these times, companies such as Garda Diversified Property Fund and Asia Pacific Data Centre Group generate high dividend income to shareholders. Today I will share with you my list of high-dividend real estate stocks you should consider for your portfolio.
Garda Diversified Property Fund (ASX:GDF)
GDF has an alluring dividend yield of 7.90% and is paying out 48.72% of profits as dividends , with analysts expecting this ratio to be 96.37% in the next three years. GDF’s dividend alone will put you better off than your bank interest, but the company’s yield isn’t only higher than the low risk savings rate. It’s also amongst the market’s top dividend payers. Garda Diversified Property Fund’s earnings per share growth of 12.63% over the past 12 months outpaced the au reits industry’s average growth rate of -4.47%.
Asia Pacific Data Centre Group (ASX:AJD)
AJD has a large dividend yield of 4.98% and the company has a payout ratio of 30.29% , with the expected payout in three years being 95.17%. Besides capital gain prospects, just the yield is higher than the low risk savings rate – enticing for investors with goals of beating their bank accounts. Plus, a 4.98% yield places it amidst the market’s top dividend payers. The company outperformed the au reits industry’s earnings growth of -4.47%, reporting an EPS growth of 16.54% over the past 12 months.
Villa World Limited (ASX:VLW)
VLW has a sumptuous dividend yield of 7.37% and is paying out 56.89% of profits as dividends . VLW is among the markets top 25% of dividend payers, which is certainly enticing for interested investors.
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The author is an independent contributor and at the time of publication had no position in the stocks mentioned.