The Political Walls Might Be Closing In On This REIT: CoreCivic

About: CoreCivic, Inc. (CXW)
by: Arturo Neto, CFA
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Arturo Neto, CFA
Registered investment advisor, REITs, dividend growth investing, portfolio strategy

The political environment has been especially harsh on private prison owners like CXW.

The stock has taken a beating and by some valuation measures looks very cheap.

With so much political uncertainty and a dividend quality score that is deteriorating, we suggest holding off on this 11% yielder.

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The political environment is one of the key factors that impacts the REIT industry and the policies of the existing Trump-led Republican government have led to the emergence of winners and losers amongst