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A Spotlight On Corporate Office Properties Trust's (NYSE:OFC) Fundamentals

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Corporate Office Properties Trust (NYSE:OFC) is a stock with outstanding fundamental characteristics. When we build an investment case, we need to look at the stock with a holistic perspective. In the case of OFC, it is a notable dividend-paying company with an impressive history of delivering benchmark-beating performance. In the following section, I expand a bit more on these key aspects. For those interested in understanding where the figures come from and want to see the analysis, take a look at the report on Corporate Office Properties Trust here.

Established dividend payer with proven track record

OFC delivered a triple-digit bottom-line expansion over the past couple of years, with its most recent earnings level surpassing its average level over the last five years. Not only did OFC outperformed its past performance, its growth also surpassed the REITs industry expansion, which generated a 17% earnings growth. This is what investors like to see!

NYSE:OFC Income Statement, August 15th 2019

OFC is considered one of the top dividend payers in the market, and it has also been able to maintain it at a level in which net income is able to cover dividend payments.

NYSE:OFC Historical Dividend Yield, August 15th 2019

Next Steps:

For Corporate Office Properties Trust, I've compiled three important factors you should further research:

  1. Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for OFC’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for OFC’s outlook.
  2. Financial Health: Are OFC’s operations financially sustainable? Balance sheets can be hard to analyze, which is why we’ve done it for you. Check out our financial health checks here.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of OFC? Explore our interactive list of stocks with large potential to get an idea of what else is out there you may be missing!

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