Danger Lurks for These 3 REIT Dividends

Liz Brumer-Smith, The Motley Fool

Investing in real estate investment trusts (REITs) that have high dividend payouts can be a nice way to boost returns for your portfolio, but only if the return and dividends can be maintained. Right now, many REIT share prices are down as a result of uncertainty and operational challenges relating to COVID-19, which means dividend returns are up but they aren't stable. Take a look at why danger lurks for these three high-dividend REITs: American Campus Communities, Regency Centers, and Boston Properties.