|1||Allied Properties REIT||TSX||AP. UN||OTC||APYRF|
|2||Artis REIT||TSX||AX. UN||OTC||ARESF|
|3||Choice Properties REIT||TSX||CHP.UN||OTC||PPRQF|
|4||First Capital Realty||TSX||FCR||OTC||FCRGF|
|7||H & R REIT||TSX||HR. UN||OTC||HRUFF|
|8||Melcor Developments Inc.||TSX||MRD||OTC||MODVF|
If you hold stock for the long term like I do, you will have companies going through bad times. The thing is that if you a diversified portfolio, all your stocks will not be going through tough times at the same time. In different economic situations, some companies will thrive and some will have a tough time.
The next chart gives you the rate of dividend growth per year for the periods shown. If the period is shorter than the heading, I put this information in the “To Year” column. For example, for Artis REIT I has dividend growth per year for years 5, 10 and 13. Over the past 5 years dividends have grown at negative 0.85% per year, over 10 years at negative 0.31% per and over 13 years at 2.55% per year.
The longer durations on most companies have higher dividend growth rates. For example, RIOCAN REIT’s dividends grow by 5.16% over the past 24 years, but only 0.42% per year over the past 5 years. That is because it has not had dividend increases lately.
|REIT||To Yr||DG 5||DG 10||DG 15||DG 20||DG 25|
|Allied Properties REIT||15||2.04%||1.80%||4.34%|
|Choice Properties REIT||5||2.63%|
|First Capital Realty||24||0.47%||0.73%||1.19%||2.45%||6.73%|
|H & R REIT||21||0.44%||-0.42%||0.80%||1.47%||3.43%|
|Melcor Developments Inc.||25||0.79%||2.16%||10.91%||12.42%||13.92%|
The next chart gives the total returns per year for the shown time periods. Total Return includes both capital gains and dividends. Here again, if I do not have a full period of data, I put the last period covered in the “To Year” column. For Artis REIT I have Total Returns for the periods of 5, 10 and 14 years. Over the past 14 years Allied Properties have a Total Return of 17.20% per year.
Here again most of the REITs had better past growth. The exceptions are Granite REIT and First Service Corp (which just started dividends 4 years ago.) For example, Allied Properties REIT grew by 15.01% per year over the past 15 years, but only 10.30% over the past 5 years.
|REIT||To Yr.||TR 5||TR 10||TR 15||TR 20||TR 25|
|Allied Properties REIT||15||10.30%||20.63%||15.01%|
|Choice Properties REIT||5||8.14%|
|First Capital Realty||24||5.98%||10.88%||10.95%||8.72%||12.93%|
|H & R REIT||22||5.74%||20.77%||8.75%||12.92%||12.24%|
|Melcor Developments Inc.||25||-6.06%||17.63%||12.48%||17.38%||18.27%|
I also thought it would be handy to show the last dividend increase and this is in the chart below.
|Allied Properties REIT||2019||2.31%||Increases are irregular|
|Artis REIT||2009||2.86%||Decreases of 50% in 2018|
|Choice Properties REIT||2017||4.20%||No increase in 2018|
|First Capital Realty||2015||2.38%||Increases only 2 of last 5 years|
|FirstService Corp.||2019||10.90%||Dividends started in 2013|
|Granite REIT||2019||2.60%||increase of 5 in last 5 years|
|H & R REIT||2017||2.22%||Increases only 2 of last 5 years|
|Melcor Developments Inc.||2017||8.33%||But 20% decrease in 2016|
|RIOCAN REIT||2018||2.13%||First increase since 2014|
|SmartCentres REIT||2018||2.86%||There has been increases in last 5 years|
Lastly, I thought information on their current dividend and yield might be helpful. See the chart below.
|Allied Properties REIT||$48.15||$1.60||3.32%|
|Choice Properties REIT||$13.40||$0.74||5.52%|
|First Capital Realty||$21.23||$0.86||4.05%|
|H & R REIT||$23.12||$1.38||5.97%|
|Melcor Developments Inc.||$12.66||$0.52||4.11%|
There is a site called http://reitreport.ca/canadian-reits/ hat list all Canadian REITs and their profile. The Profile basically says what the REIT invests in. On the Real Property Association of Canada, you can find a definition of a REIT.
On my other blog I wrote yesterday about Melcor Developments Inc. (TSX-MRD, OTC-MODVF) ... learn more. The next stock I will write about will be Enbridge Inc. (TSX-ENB, NYSE-ENB) ... learn more on Tuesday, March 20, 2019 around 5 pm.
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