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Continued from 35 Top Yielding Real Estate Investment Trusts, Part 4: Healthcare Facilities REITs

Below is a list of the five top yielding Industrial REITs, sorted by dividend yield:

1. STAG Industrial, Inc. (STAG) offers a 9.60% annual dividend, distributed to investors each quarter. The next ex-dividend date, the date on which an investor must own the stock to qualify for the dividend, is December 28th, 2011. (Investors who purchase this stock on December 27th, 2011 will receive this dividend.)

The company holds a current market cap of $186.51 million and is trading at $11.73, 6.22% below its 52-week high and 25.87% above its 52-week low. Analyst opinion stands at one strong buy, one buy, three holds, zero sells, and zero strong sells with a mean target of $11.85.

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2. PMC Commercial Trust (PCC) offers an 8.95% annual dividend, distributed to investors each quarter. The next ex-dividend date is December 28th, 2011. (Investors who purchase this stock on December 27th, 2011 will receive this dividend.)

The company holds a current market cap of $75.58 million and is trading at $7.15, 19.91% below its 52-week high and 4.53% above its 52-week low. Analyst opinion stands at zero strong buys, one buy, zero holds, zero sells, and zero strong sells with a target of $15.08.

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3. Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corp. (MNR) offers a 6.44% annual dividend, distributed to investors each quarter. The most recent ex-dividend date was on November 10th, 2011. The next ex-dividend date has not yet been declared but will likely be in mid-February of next year.

The company holds a current market cap of $365.51 million and is trading at $9.31, 1.79% below its 52-week high and 28.95% above its 52-week low. Analyst opinion stands at one strong buy, zero buys, zero holds, zero sells, and zero strong sells with a target of $11.00.

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4. DCT Industrial Trust, Inc. (DCT) offers a 5.42% annual dividend, distributed to investors each quarter. The next ex-dividend date is December 27th, 2011. As investors must currently own the stock to qualify for this dividend, it is worth mentioning that next year's first quarter ex-dividend date has not yet been declared but will likely be in early April.

The company holds a current market cap of $1.27 billion and is trading at $5.17, 9.58% below its 52-week high and 33.25% above its 52-week low. Analyst opinion stands at four strong buys, one buy, seven holds, zero sells, and zero strong sells with a mean target of $5.43.

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5. EastGroup Properties, Inc. (EGP) offers a 4.78% annual dividend, distributed to investors each quarter. The most recent ex-dividend date was on December 14th, 2011. The next ex-dividend date has not yet been declared but will likely be in mid-March of next year.

The company holds a current market cap of $1.18 billion and is trading at $43.51, 4.32% below its 52-week high and 29.15% above its 52-week low. Analyst opinion stands at four strong buys, two buys, eight holds, zero sells, and zero strong sells with a target of $44.83.

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Continued with Part 6: Office REITs

Source: 35 Top Yielding Real Estate Investment Trusts, Part 5: Industrial REITs