Investor Uprising Reports on REIT Stock Rise

Tue May 22, 2012 1:39pm EDT

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Investor Uprising Reports on REIT Stock Rise

Strong investment demand for REIT stocks as they pay out above-average dividends

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading REIT stocks and ETFs continue to perform strongly in 2012 and will like to continue to be appealing to income and dividend investors, according to a new report from Investor Uprising, the individual investor's no-nonsense resource for global business trends and investment ideas.

The leading Vanguard REIT Index (NYSE: VNQ) is up 14% year-to-date, reflecting strong investment demand for REIT stocks, which pay out above-average dividends. Investor Uprising's free report, the Guide to REITs (registration required), helps investors understand real estate investment trusts (REITs) and includes an overview of the top REIT funds and companies, including the Vanguard REIT Index as well as Boston Properties Inc. (NYSE: BXP) and many others.

"REITs are yet another market where yield-seekers are looking for a way to generate income from their investments, but investors need to understand the nuances before plunging in," says R. Scott Raynovich, editor in chief of Investor Uprising and author of the report.

The report, which is FREE to registered members at the InvestorUprising.com website (http://www.investoruprising.com) explains the investment and tax characteristics of REIT investments, as well as a look at their recent performance. Investor Uprising has also put together a list of popular REIT index funds, exchange-traded funds, and mutual funds.

Investor Uprising has presented its findings on the REIT market in a free investment webinar that can be viewed on Retailinvestorconferences.com.  Leading REITs Caplease (NYSE: LSE)  and Lexington Realty Trust (NYSE: LXP) also presented. Register here to view these events.

Investor Uprising regularly produces free, original, in-depth reports aimed at informing the self-directed investor. To register for the complimentary reports and to participate in topical conversations with our expert bloggers, visit Investor Uprising at http://www.investoruprising.com/register.asp.

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About Investor Uprising

Investor Uprising is the individual investor's no-nonsense community for accessing business trends and investment strategies. Combining expert market commentary, fundamental analysis, and on-the-ground reporting, Investor Uprising helps the reader find the best investment opportunities in global markets. Sponsored by PR Newswire and operated by UBM plc, Investor Uprising's community of contributors reaches potential business readers around the world.

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Media Contacts:
R. Scott Raynovich
Editor in Chief, Investor Uprising
(406) 582-5886
Scott.Raynovich@investoruprising.com

Noreen Seebacher
Community Editor, Investor Uprising
(201) 360-6773
Noreen.Seebacher@investoruprising.com

SOURCE Investor Uprising

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