5 Rarely Mentioned, Monthly, Dividend-Paying Stocks

|
 |  Includes: EGAS, LTC, NFYIF, O, WSR
by: Todd Johnson

Here are five rarely discussed, monthly dividend-paying stocks. Each offers 12-times-a-year income for you, or if reinvested, for your brokerage account.

Gas Natural Inc. (NYSEMKT:EGAS)
Gas Natural has an intriguing business model. The stock is an energy supplier and natural gas utility company. EGAS serves over 60,000 customers from Montana to Maine. The company has chosen to identify small and emerging markets to enter, through acquisition and expansion.

  • Annual Dividend Yield: 4.7%
  • Monthly Dividend Payment per Share: 4.5-cents
  • Market Cap: $94-million
  • Stock Price: $11.55

The company has predefined growth goals and is successfully implementing these plans. The company's total annualized rate-of-return was 13.9% over the past 5-years. This compares to the -.5% return of the S&P 500 during the same time period. Click to enlarge:Click to enlarge

LTC Properties (NYSE:LTC)

LTC Properties is a REIT which is primarily focused upon long-term health care facilities. LTC originates mortgage loans and provides additional financing solutions. LTC operates 165 health care facilities with varying numbers of total patient rooms per location.

  • Annual Dividend Yield: 6.2%
  • Monthly Dividend Payment per Share: 14-cents
  • Market Cap:$834-million
  • Stock Price: $27.52

The company's total annualized rate-of-return was 4.0% over the past 5 years. This compares to the -.5% return of the S&P 500 during the same time period. The dividend has only been increased since 2006, and currently offers a 6.2% yield. Click to enlarge:

Click to enlarge

New Flyer Industries (OTC:NFYIF)

New Flyer sells and services heavy-duty buses in the United States and Canada. The company operates with both a common share and a debt instrument. New Flyer is focused upon providing the best heavy-duty buses in the world. The buses are environmentally friendly, energy efficient, and provide communities with a safe and reliable bus for mass transit.

  • Annual Dividend Yield: 15%
  • Monthly Dividend Payment per Share: Canadian 9.75-cents
  • Stock Price: U.S. $8.00 vs. Canadian $7.75

The company's total annualized rate-of-return was 7.8% over the past 5-years. This compares to the -.5% return of the SP500 during the same time period.

On June 21st, New Flyer had positive news when the company announced its first sales to Quebec in 40 years. Click to enlarge:
Click to enlarge

Realty Income Corporation (NYSE:O)

Reality Income's trademark is their Monthly Dividend Company moniker. The company owns 2,500 commercial properties in 49 states. The leases are long-term in nature and continually reviewed by Realty Income's experienced management team.

  • Annual Dividend Yield: 5.2%
  • Monthly Dividend Payment per Share: 14.5-cents
  • Market Cap: $4.27-billion
  • Stock Price: $33.67

The company's total annualized rate-of-return was 7.8% over the past 5 years. This compares to the -.5% return of the S&P 500 during the same time period.

The company continues to raise the dividends. Though increases have only been fractional, the company's focus is upon continual dividend growth. Currently there have been 55-consecutive dividend increases. Click to enlarge:

Click to enlarge

Whitestone REIT (NYSE:WSR)

Whitestone REIT invests and operates retail, office, and warehouse real estate in Texas and the Phoenix metro areas. WSR operates Community Centered Properties to match tenants to respective neighborhoods. WSR continues to acquire properties at attractive terms to enhance shareholder value and develop into a larger entity.

  • Annual Dividend Yield: 8.9%
  • Monthly Dividend Payment per Share: 9.5-cents
  • Market Cap:$140-million
  • Stock Price: $12.75

WSR began operations in mid 2010. The company's total annualized rate-of-return was 15.7% over the past 2 years. This compares to the 31.5% return of the S&P 500 during the same time period. Click to enlarge:

Click to enlarge


Disclosure: I have no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours.