Five monthly dividend stocks to explore post-pandemic

Summary

  • Stag Industrial (STAG) has growing since its inception; it has a dividend yield of 3.81%.
  • Reality Income (O) is a dividend aristocrat; it has been paying dividend for past 25 years.
  • Gladstone (GAIN) stock gained 102% in the last 10 years; its dividend yield is 6.04%.

Dividend stocks may be a good choice for investors seeking income at regular intervals. Dividend-paying companies provide regular income to their shareholders. However, companies may pay dividends on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis. Hence, dividend-paying stocks attract huge attention from investors. 

Here we explore five stocks that pay monthly dividends.

Stag Industrial, Inc. (NYSE: STAG)

It is a real estate investment trust (REIT) and owns industrial properties across the US. It has a market cap of US$6.18 billion.

Its dividend yield is 3.81% and annualized dividend is US$1.45.

Stag was founded in 2010, and it has since been seeing a steady revenue growth.

It logged a revenue of US$483.4 million in FY2020 ended December 31.

Its net income was US$196.7 million, an increase of around 872% in the last 5 years. In FY2016, its net income was US$20.2 million attributable to common shareholders.

Net cash from operating activities surged 117% to US$293.9 million compared to the figure in FY2016. The stock rose 68% in the last five years to close at US$39.02 on June 21, 2021.

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Realty Income Corporation Common Stock (NYSE: O)

It is another real estate investment trust (REIT) that pays monthly dividend. It pays 90% of its taxable income to shareholders in the form of dividends.

This S&P 500 company was founded in 1969 and headquartered in San Diego, California. It is also a member of the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats index, for increasing its dividend each year for last 25 consecutive years. Its dividend yield is 4.22% and annualized dividend is US$2.826.

Its FY2020 revenue was US$1.65 billion. The company’s net income attributable to common shareholders was US$395.48 million in FY2020. Net cash flow from operating activities was US$1.115 billion in FY2020. It was US$799.86 million in FY2016.

Reality income share has grown 103% in the last ten years. The stock was trading at US$67.785 as of June 22, 2021, 2:32 pm ET.

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Gladstone Investment Corp. (NASDAQ: GAIN)

It is an investment management company. Its objective is to boost income by investing in debt securities of businesses that provide stable cash flow.

Gladstone provides stakeholders long-term returns by investing in equity securities.

The company was founded in 2005 in Mclean, Virginia. Its market capitalization is US$478.8 million. Its dividend yield is 6.04% and annualized dividend is US$0.84.

GAIN’s revenue was US$62.2 million and net income attributable to common shareholders was US$42.5 million in FY2020 ended December 31.

Its negative net operating cash flow was US$29.7 million. The stock grew nearly 102% since 2011. It has been paying regular dividend. The stock closed at US$14.4 on June 21, 2021.


Prospect Capital Corp. (NASDAQ: PSEC)

It is a financial services company engaged in lending and investing money in privately held companies. Its objective is to generate income by investing in debt and equity instruments.  

Prospect Capital was founded in 2004 in New York. Its market cap is US$3.42 billion. Dividend yield is 8.55% and annualized dividend is US$0.72.

In the third quarter ended March 31, 2021, its revenue was US$126.7 million. Net income attributable to common shareholders for the March quarter was US$246 million compared to US$305.9 million in the previous quarter ended December 31, 2020.

Net operating cash flow was US$38.36 million at the end of the March quarter. Its stock price rose around 15% in the last 5 years. It closed at US$8.76 on June 21, 2021.

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US Global Investors, Inc. (NASDAQ: GROW)

It is an investment advisory firm. GROW operates in two segments: provide investment management services to USGIF and ETF clients, and to invest in growth instruments.

Its market capitalization is US$ 90.58 million. Its dividend yield is 0.99% and annualized dividend is US$0.06.

In FY 2020 ended June 30, its revenue was US$4.48 million. For the third quarter ended March 31, 2021, GROW reported total operating revenue of US$6.36 million compared to US$914 million for the same period a year ago.

Net income applicable to common shareholder for March quarter, 2021, was US$14.2 million compared to US$1.6 million net loss in the corresponding quarter of last year.

Net operating cash flow was reported US$ 1.34 million against negative net cash flow of US$ 310 thousand in previous quarter.

GROW share price rose around 248% in last five years. It closed at US$ 6.05 on June 21, 2021.

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