Two Quality Investments

Real estate and transportation are two interesting business sectors. While I don’t invest heavily in transportation stocks, there are some worthy of consideration. One of them is Ryder. The following images help explain why we own shares of both Ryder (R) and National Retail Properties, Inc. (NNN). Both have decent dividend yields and good dividend payout ratios.

Barron’s Weekly Dividend Boosts

Here is a look at the dividend boosts for last week from Barron’s. I looked at MS and GS and decided they weren’t attractive investments for me. I already have enough dollars allocated to the financial sector.

Be wary of companies that reduce their dividends. Consider those with increasing dividends.

Full Disclosure

I own 200 shares of NNN and 175 shares of R. I plan to add to the R holdings.