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Brandywine Realty Trust - BDN

Posted on the 22 October 2011 by Divstkforcomman @DivStkForComMan
Brandywine Realty Trust's, stock ticker BDN, current dividend yield is a whopping 7.09%. Each share will cost you $8.46, which is 47.5% discount from it's price of $17.78 on August 15th, 2008. At that time BDN was paying a dividend of $0.44 per share. BDN was hit pretty hard during the Great Recession, but they have survived and maintained their stance in the REIT arena.
BDN is one of the largest, publicly traded, full-service, integrated real estate companies in the United States. Brandywine operates as a real estate investment trust and owns, develops and manages a primarily Class-A suburban and urban office portfolio. BDN is headquartered in Radnor, PA and maintains regional operations in Pennsylvania, Metro DC, New Jersey, Richmond, Delaware, Texas, Northern California, and Southern California.
Do the math. If you invested $5,000.00 today, you would receive about 591 shares. You would receive $88.65 of dividends in January 2012 and every three months for the rest of your life. And that's 1) without reinvesting your dividends, 2) excluding stock price increases and 3) dividend increases. Consider this. 591 shares of BDN with a dividend growth rate of 0.5% per year and a stock price growth rate of 1% per year for 30 years. At year 30, with your dividends reinvested, you would have 4,062.28 shares, $35,836.73 dividends paid and a total value of $46,321.41. And this is with modest stock and dividend growth rates. Reinvesting your dividends is what it's all about!
Feel free to visit BDN's website at http://www.brandywinerealty.com, and their Investor relations page at http://www.brandywinerealty.com/investor-relations.asp to learn more about this solid company. There is no real good reason not to include BDN in your Roth IRA stock portfolio. Each Roth IRA should include at least one REIT. There are some great ones and add BDN to that list. Real estate may never get back to the bubble height it was once a few years ago, but it will slowly improve over the years. BDN will too. Since it's a REIT the dividend will improve along with it! Watch the videos below to learn more about BDN and more reasons why I believe it is a solid REIT, especially at this reduced price.

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