A Big REIT Yield Under This Roof

ROOF does not skimp on yield. The ETF’s fourth-quarter dividend was nearly 58.2 cents per share, giving the fund a dividend yield of 9.4% while the yield for the trailing four quarters is 7.2%, and the 30-day SEC yield as of December 31, 2013 is 5.26%, according to issuer data.

ROOF’s largest holdings include Spirit Realty (NYSE: SRC), Sunstone Hotel Investors (NYSE: SHO), DCT Industrial Trust (NYSE: DCT) and Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSEArca: BDN). Those stocks combine for 15.6 of ROOF’s weight.

ROOF Track Record

Source: IndexIQ