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  • Ventas declares $0.73 dividend [View news story]
    Go to the Ventas website, and look for the events and news releases.
    This event is described in detail.
    Sep 3, 2015. 02:37 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Ventas declares $0.73 dividend [View news story]
    .1425 dividend for CCP plus .73 dividend of VTR = .8725 total dividend this quarter.
    Thats an increase of .0825 per quarter per share.
    Come on SA, get the misleading information out of there.
    Report this event correctly.
    Sep 3, 2015. 11:31 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Care Capital Properties declares $0.57 dividend [View news story]
    If you considered just taking the CCP without any trading afterward,
    this works out to 87cents per share vs. the 79cents a share that we
    had prior to the split off of the CCP.
    [one quarter of .57 = .1425, VTR new dividend = .73]
    That's .08 more dividend per quarter than before,
    AND we didn't have to buy anything.
    Sep 3, 2015. 11:21 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Ventas completes spinoff of Care Capital [View news story]
    I just read a statement issued on July,31st by Debra Cafaro, where she states
    that the CCP shares of the spin-off are a 'pro-rata special dividend to
    Ventas stockholders'.
    Aug 19, 2015. 09:30 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Ventas completes spinoff of Care Capital [View news story]
    My account with Scottrader added the shares of CCP this morning.
    They show an average unit cost of $0.00, but the VTR shares in the account
    continue to hold an average unit cost that existed pre-spinoff.
    Considering this was a one for every four shares held before spinoff, the added
    cash value numbers of VTR and CCP are close to the same as they were before the actual close on monday.
    In my case +$34, holding 200 shares of VTR common.
    Aug 19, 2015. 09:15 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Ventas completes spinoff of Care Capital [View news story]
    Just take the VTR close before the CCP was taken out and subtract
    the opening VTR price this mornings session start and that's the cost of
    the CCP to your portfolio.
    Aug 18, 2015. 11:25 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is Verizon Finally Taking FiOS Serious? [View article]
    After giving up ever getting a fiber-optic connection, Verizon came through
    our stretch of country road this summer and hooked us up to FIOS with
    50meg service.
    This is an outstanding connection, and the only time I've seen this high
    performance, was on a closed US government service.
    I previously ran the gamut, with dialup, wireless, and most recently satellite.
    My satellite was with EXCEDE, which was the best I experienced up until getting
    the fiber-optic connection with Verizon.
    Of course a satellite connection cannot compete with a fiber-optic connection,
    especially during high use times and stormy weather.
    The other plus is that FIOS internet is considerably lower cost to the customer,
    on a monthly billing.
    Aug 18, 2015. 11:13 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • This REIT's Dividend Grows On Trees [View article]
    I love this company, BUT am worried about the vast amount of fire damage
    that has been occurring in the western North American forests.
    The loss of valuable timber is a concern for this Weyerhaeuser investor.
    Aug 10, 2015. 12:11 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Buffett pays high price for Precision Castparts [View news story]
    Considering that Mr. Buffett has continually made piles of money with
    his investments, I look forward to the value of BRK in the coming quarters.
    Aug 10, 2015. 12:06 PM | 6 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • With Fantastic Fundamentals, Ventas Beat And Raised In Q2, And More Is Coming [View article]
    Heh heh ya, I agree with the positive vibes felt here.My take is, 'if you are serious' about investing in senior healthcare, then you probably should be interested in this
    healthcare company that can give you a great long term dividend, but wonderful
    So here is our chance to grab it low, and make it go.
    Jul 26, 2015. 09:30 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Kinder Morgan Continues Down Unsustainable Path [View article]
    Come on Mr. Nelson, you are just trying to reinforce your shorts.
    Jul 17, 2015. 08:28 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Linn Energy sinks, apparent cause is Cramer put-down [View news story]
    Monthly dividend of about 1%, with hedged oil into 2017@ $90, that should
    be around 40 months of dividends, which now pay .1042.
    I can wait, but surely its not the best of times for LNCO or LINE.
    'You pays your fare, and you can ride until the end of the line.'
    IMHO, if you are not in, find a different ride, if you are in, best of luck.
    Jul 14, 2015. 06:30 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Starwood Property Trust: This 8%-Yielder Has A Place In Everybody's Income Portfolio [View article]
    The most recent pull-back allowed room in that sector of the portfolio for more shares of STWD to be added.

    Now I'll have some excess to sell when the stock price climbs back to $25 or thereabouts, and in the meantime, another .48 per share of quarterly dividends
    to add to the rest already producing shares.

    No, I'm not at all worried about STWD going under.
    Jul 7, 2015. 09:57 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • About Ventas Inc And Its Spinoff [View article]
    Casey, yes I must agree, wait and see, on the skilled nursing spinoff.
    This still looks like a win-win for VTR longs.
    Whether you keep, and/or add to the spun off stock, it should result
    in some positive value for Ventas investors.
    Jun 2, 2015. 06:24 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Starwood Property Trust: This 8%-Yielder Has A Place In Everybody's Income Portfolio [View article]
    I like to limit exposure to every investment sector.
    My usual method to entering into a sector is to try and
    find the 'best of breed' in that group.
    After that stock is identified, I will attempt to enter at the
    low ebb in the stock price.
    With a close monitoring of the fundamentals, I will update
    the initial position on stock price pull-backs.
    STWD has rewarded me with this approach through multiple
    quarters, with significantly generous dividends and even a spun off
    SWAY portion of stock.
    STWD is the only CSBCS held in my portfolio's, because I consider it
    to be the top stock in that sector.
    May 27, 2015. 08:43 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment