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#8: Health Care REIT

Health Care REIT HCNDividend Yield: 5.1%

As a real estate investment trust, Health Care REIT (HCN) has to pay out most of its earnings as dividends, which is a good thing considering what a dog the stock has been this year. HCN is off 1.4% so far in 2013.

True, HCN enjoys a solid portfolio of senior housing, long-term care and medical office facilities — but an acquisition spree has greatly increased costs, and there’s concern in some quarters that the board and the CEO don’t see eye-to-eye.

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