In an earlier post, I had briefly talked about REIT’s management fees, but chancing upon this quote made me want to quickly touch on yield, which is increasingly looking attractive for many stocks as prices keep plummeting.

Jared over at Singapore Man of Leisure shared what he fears the most in a blog post. Right at the bottom is this quote by Mark Twain –

It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you into trouble. It’s what you know for sure that just ain’t so.

So true! Many of us find it very easy to find out the yield of a particular stock or counter – just punch in the code or symbol and the yield is immediately calculated for you, right?

Example – Parkway Life REIT Dividend

Let’s take the example of Parkway Life REIT.

Based on SGX data, their dividend payouts in 2015 are as follows –

Paid out …