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7 Highest-Yielding 'Strong Buy' REITs Offer Huge Dividends and Inflation Protection

Global Medical REIT

Income investors should take a long look at this company. Global Medical REIT Inc. (NASDAQ: GMRE) is a net-lease medical office REIT that acquires purpose-built specialized health care facilities and leases those facilities to strong health care systems and physician groups with leading market share.

The company seeks to deliver attractive, risk-adjusted returns by investing in quality health care properties. Management targets properties operated by profitable health care systems or physician groups that are at the forefront of delivering needed care in their communities. The company’s distinct approach is rooted in its knowledge of the industry and its hard-working team, bolstered by strong demographics and favorable health care delivery trends.

Shareholders receive a 5.58% distribution. The Berenberg Bank target price on Global Medical REIT stock is $18, and the consensus target is $18.44. The stock closed on Tuesday at $15.05.

Medical Properties Trust

This stock may offer investors the best value at current price levels. Medical Properties Trust Inc. (NYSE: MPW) acquires, develops and invests in health care facilities and leases health care facilities to health care operating companies and providers. The company also provides mortgage loans to health care operators, as well as working capital and other term loans to its tenants/borrowers.

With a growing portfolio and a versatile business model, the company continues to rank high across Wall Street. The analysts noted that the company’s acute care hospitals rent coverage increased nicely and the company attributed the increase to better cost controls and higher patient admissions.

Shareholders receive a 6.40% distribution. Credit Suisse’s $26 price target is a Wall Street high. The consensus target is $24.07, and Medical Properties Trust stock closed on Tuesday at $18.12.

MGM Growth Properties

This company is a triple net lease REIT formed in April 2016 when it was spun out of MGM Resorts. MGM Growth Properties LLC (NYSE: MGP) is one of the leading publicly traded REITs engaged in the acquisition, ownership and leasing of large-scale destination entertainment and leisure resorts with diverse amenities including casino gaming, hotel, convention, dining, entertainment and retail offerings.

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