Topic Archives: Office Properties Income Trust (OPI)

Every year we call out a “turkey” stock teaser around Thanksgiving time and poke a bit of fun at some terrible investment ideas… … so it seems only fair to highlight a few winners as well, and this week, when we’re otherwise closed for the holiday, seems a good time to spread some cheer and […]

Happy Friday! I’ve got another reading assignment for you today… the researcher behind the Dunning-Kruger effect posted an interesting article called “We Are All Confident Idiots” a couple years ago that just came to my attention (I think someone posted it on Twitter, but forgot to jot down the original source). Here’s a little excerpt, […]

A pretty quiet week as I try not to overreact to market gyrations, so we’ll be briefer than usual this Friday… but there are a few interesting things to talk about…. Crown Castle (CCI) reported a “beat and raise” quarter this week, if just barely. They raised their dividend roughly as expected this week, bumping […]

This article originally appeared on September 14, when the teaser pitch was circulating with a September 15 “deadline” to get your “extra $1,003 a month in benefits.” We’re getting a lot of questions about it again, so we’re republishing this article… other than the move to a December 15 “deadline,” the ad appears unchanged (and […]

Several readers have asked me this week what “Dividend Superstations” are… so that’s the target for the Thinkolator today. The ad comes from Brett Owens for his Contrarian Income Report, which is usually sold as a service that looks for a “secure 8% ‘no withdrawal’ return” for retirement — an admirable goal, and not terribly […]

This ad caught my eye, because Nathan Slaughter (or his ad copywriter) is doing the same thing a lot of newsletter pundits do: Comparing apples to oranges in trying to give the impression that there’s some “secret” alternative to social security that save your retirement. (There is the old “secret” alternative, of course, it’s called […]

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  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    Trade Note: Today I continued the process of gradually selling down my Office Properties Income Trust (OPI) pos...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    I do keep an eye on it if I consider a stock to be "in play" to buy or sell for my portfolio, just because the stock sho...

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    Yes, thanks Travis for the heads up on ZAYO. I bought a block when you did and sold a day after you did. Very good call...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    FYI, GOV has now changed its name and ticker -- the REIT is now Office Properties Income Trust (OPI), following a merger...

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    1) It's a sales pitch, alright! 2) Note that ticker symbol GOV was recently retired after a merger to now be ETF REIT...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    Did you read the article above? This is a capitalist move, not a racist move (or at least, not any more racist than any...

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    Remember they can change the dividend amount any time thereby changing the percentage rate. GOV and SIR have agreed to ...

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