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JoKingMe replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 8:09 AM

Re: Preferred Stocks Sales & Buys

I purchased some BKMRP (will become BAC-Y). 6.5% yield on this new issue non-cumulative preferred from BAC.

I really don't like preferreds with yields that low (6.5%), but at least I sold 6.1% money for 6.5% money. Rinse and [more]

Mon Jan 26

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JoKingMe polled the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 4:19 PM

Poll: Yield to First Call Selling Point

I sold another REIT preferred that I thought was very stretched in value.
TCO-J with first call of 8/14/2017 is trading over $26.60. The YTFC is now under 4%!!

Granted it still yields 6.1% but at what point do you look ahead to the [more]

Sat Jan 17

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JoKingMe posted to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 11:36 AM

EPR dividend increase....

http://www.snl.com/IRWebLinkX/file.aspx?IID=113645&FID=2...

KANSAS CITY, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) today announced that its Board of [more]

Thu Jan 15

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JoKingMe posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:33 AM

OKE overstates dividend increase by 18%

More decimal point abuse in a corporate press release...

http://ir.oneok.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=120070&p=irol-newsAr...

TULSA, [more]

Mon Dec 29

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JoKingMe made a pick in CAPS. 9:16 PM

Spectra Energy (SE) will Outperform the S&P 500
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JoKingMe posted to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 1:15 PM

Is SBRAP overpriced??

Granted this one still yields over 6.5%, but at ~$27 the yield to first call (3/21/2018) has dropped under 5%.

I sold mine this morning for $27.06. Took me some time to get sell approval for a non-profit and we sold those share for a little [more]

Sat Dec 20

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JoKingMe replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 6:06 AM

Re: OT--IBM, calls, trading, speculating, etc

IBM doesn't interest me as I am yield hog. That doesn't mean I don't want to make some money on IBM at current prices.

I don't know if IBM will grow its earnings enough to make call strategies profitable, but I'm willing to risk that they [more]

Sun Dec 14

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JoKingMe posted to the General Electric Company board. 8:17 AM

GE overstates dividend increase by 10%.....

OK, I know I posted his on METAR, but please don't spread GE's propaganda about the size of their dividend increase.

It never ceases to amaze me that companies will go out of their way to report decimal point percentages when standard [more]

Fri Dec 12

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JoKingMe posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:02 PM

GE overstates dividend increase by 10%.....

It never ceases to amaze me that companies will go out of their way to report decimal point percentages when standard arithmetic rounding would lower the perceived result but round to a whole number to overstate an amount.

Latest decimal [more]

Mon Dec 1

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JoKingMe replied to the Kinder Morgan, Inc. board. 2:15 PM

Re: Converison

You should receive 2.1931 shares of KMI for each KMR share you own.

Sun Nov 23

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JoKingMe replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 10:30 PM

Re: It's Not Working

It is the price of the buyback that makes it good or bad. Buying below the long term trend line (i.e. 200 DMA) is mostly good. Buying when the stock price is far above the long term trend is largely bad.

INTC and WMT have been buying share [more]

Sat Nov 22

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JoKingMe replied to the Value Hounds board. 1:07 PM

Re: McDonald's (MCD)

One of their potentials for modest same store growth is the trend for store "rebuilds". This involves closing a location, bulldozing it and rebuilding a new one on the same site (or very nearby). I've seen this at three stores that I [more]

Sat Nov 15

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JoKingMe replied to the Kinder Morgan, Inc. board. 4:39 PM

Re: Merger entries in Quicken

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/16DIq4NFu9JsXQZDfUlO7...

I created a spreadsheet to do the conversion analysis.
KMP [more]

Sun Nov 9

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JoKingMe posted to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 8:19 AM

DWS: "We know we're right...

http://www.mediaite.com/tv/wasserman-schultz-to-dems-we-know...

55 seconds in:
We know we’re right on the issues,” Wasserman [more]

Wed Nov 5

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JoKingMe made a pick in CAPS. 6:51 PM

International Business Machines (IBM) will Outperform the S&P 500
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JoKingMe replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 5:12 PM

Re: HCN

I just love the selective rounding of company press releases.

Dividend increase from $3.18 to $3.30 is a 3.8% increase not a 4% increase. The 4% in the press release overstates the size of the increase by 5%.

They'd like us to [more]

Tue Nov 4

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JoKingMe replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 10:20 PM

Re: Poll: Poll:Showing ID at Voting Booth

I worked the polls and even the democrats working in my booth don't have any problem with photo id being a requirement. It just isn't an issue to rank and file democrats.

Fri Oct 31

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JoKingMe made a pick in CAPS. 4:21 PM

BHP Billiton plc (ADR) (BBL) will Outperform the S&P 500

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JoKingMe made a pick in CAPS. 4:21 PM

Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold, Inc. (FCX) will Outperform the S&P 500

Wed Oct 29

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JoKingMe replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 2:53 PM

Re: ARCP: Files "Non-Reliance" on fin

Didn't take long for the vultures er I mean lawyers to surface....

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/equity-alert-rosen-law-firm-1...

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