Why Resource Capital Is Poised to Outperform

Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, commercial real estate manager Resource Capital (NYSE: RSO  ) has earned a respected four-star ranking.

With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Resource Capital and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.

Resource Capital facts

Headquarters (founded)

New York (2005)

Market Cap

$659.7 million

Industry

Mortgage REITs

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$114.7 million

Management

CEO Jonathan Cohen
CFO David Bryant

Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)

9.6%

Cash / Debt

$117.0 million / $1.8 billion

Dividend Yield

12.4%

Competitors

Annaly Capital Management
Capstead Mortgage
Walter Investment Management

Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.

On CAPS, 95% of the 310 members who have rated Resource Capital believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just last week, one of those Fools, PuddinHead42, succinctly summed up the Resource Capital bull case for our community: "A bet to profit from the various side effects of [QE-ternity]. Will only fail if QE stops which I can't see except in a total US financial system collapse which probably is still some years away."

If you want market-thumping returns, you need to put together the best portfolio you can. Of course, despite a strong four-star rating, Resource Capital may not be your top choice.

If that's the case, we've compiled a special free report for investors called "The 3 Dow Stocks Dividend Investors Need," which uncovers several other juicy income opportunities. The report is 100% free, but it won't be around forever, so click here to access it now.

Want to see how well (or not so well) the stocks in this series are performing? Follow the TrackPoisedTo CAPS account.


Read/Post Comments (0) | Recommend This Article (2)

Comments from our Foolish Readers

Help us keep this a respectfully Foolish area! This is a place for our readers to discuss, debate, and learn more about the Foolish investing topic you read about above. Help us keep it clean and safe. If you believe a comment is abusive or otherwise violates our Fool's Rules, please report it via the Report this Comment Report this Comment icon found on every comment.

Be the first one to comment on this article.

Sponsored Links

Leaked: Apple's Next Smart Device
(Warning, it may shock you)
The secret is out... experts are predicting 458 million of these types of devices will be sold per year. 1 hyper-growth company stands to rake in maximum profit - and it's NOT Apple. Show me Apple's new smart gizmo!

DocumentId: 2350983, ~/Articles/ArticleHandler.aspx, 10/30/2014 8:24:34 AM

Report This Comment

Use this area to report a comment that you believe is in violation of the community guidelines. Our team will review the entry and take any appropriate action.

Sending report...


Advertisement