Over the past few years, Retail Opportunity Investments Corp. (NASDAQ:ROIC) has performed well for patient investors willing to let the small-cap REIT's dividend payments compound.

But that doesn't mean you're too late to enter the game, says the Fool's Steve Symington in the following video. After all, Retail Opportunity Investments' management is top notch, and the company is coming off yet another solid quarterly performance with no signs of slowing down. As a result, Steve just purchased shares for the first time in his own personal portfolio.

What do you think? Is Retail Opportunity Investments a buy at today's levels? To get Steve's full take, check out the video below.

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