8 Great Stocks Yielding 8%

Looking for Stocks to spice up your Income?


22 March, 2017

Looking for Stocks to spice up your Income?

Or, Maybe you are a new investor looking for that Dividend Income. Whatever your reason for wanting some higher yielding stocks these 8 stocks are a great place to start. Take a look and see if they might be just what you are looking for.

Stag Industrial ( STAG) – An Industrial Finance REIT that currently yields 5.65% – An as an added bonus – It pays monthly

Main Street Capital Corporation (MAIN) РA business Development Company (BDC) that currently yields 5.90% РMAIN is considered the Cadillac of BDCs. A great stock that every investor should consider owning but is a must for Dividend Income Investors. As an added bonus to paying monthly it also  usually pays a special dividend twice a year in June and December.

Preferred Apartment Communities (APTS) – A REIT that owns and operates apartment communities in 24 cities that are located in 12 states.- Currently yielding 6.69%

Hercules Capital Inc. (HTGC) – A Business Development Company (BDC) that specializes in funding debt for Technology companies. – Currently yielding 8.32%

AGNC Investment Corp. (AGNC) – A Residential REIT of Mortgage backed Securities – Currently yielding 10.96%. ( Pays Monthly)

Gladstone Capital Corporation (GLAD) – A Closed in Fund that provides financing for lower middle market companies. – Currently yielding 9.18% ( Pays Monthly)

Vector Group LTD. (VGR) – A Tobacco Company that sells discount brands of Cigarettes and Tobacco products. It also has diversified into Real Estate.Currently yielding 7.79%. In addition this special stock pays a Special “Stock Dividend” each year in September of about 5%. This means if you take the amount of shares you own and multiple them by 5% this is the amount of additional shares you will receive. So if you own 1000 shares your received shares will be 50 additional shares ! A great deal for Dividend Income Investors.

Capital Care Properties Inc. (CCP) – This is a Healthcare REIT – This REIT started in August of 2015 when it was spun off from the Blue Chip REIT Ventas Inc. (VTR). It has 340 Skilled Nursing and Senior Housing Properties. It is currently yielding 9.18%.


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