General Growth Properties (GGP)
General Growth Properties is a REIT focused on regional malls. It is the second largest retail property REIT in the United States. GGP pays a dividend that yields 2.7%.
GGP has reported five consecutive positive earnings surprises, prompting analysts to revise their estimates significantly higher for the REIT over the last several months. It is a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) stock. Shares of GGP have returned +11.1% so far in 2014.
The Bottom Line
With increased volatility and a flat overall market, investors are starting to focus on total returns more than just price gains. These 4 stocks each offer growth and income and have delivered strong returns to investors so far this year.
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