CubeSmart is a real estate investment trust (REIT) focused on self storage facilities. As a REIT, CubeSmart must pay at least 90% of its earnings to shareholders in the form of dividends to avoid paying tax on that money. It currently pays a dividend that yields 2.9%.
Consensus earnings estimates have steadily risen for CubeSmart over the last few years as it has met or beaten the Zacks Consensus Estimate every quarter since 2009. It is currently a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold) stock. Shares of CUBE have returned +11.6% year-to-date.