Any collection of dividend stocks is more clearly understood when subjected to yield-based (dog catcher) analysis, these US exchange sourced real estate investment trust stocks are perfect for the dogcatcher process. Here is the October 16 data for 55 top dividend-paying net gain REITs as documented by YCharts.
The Ides of March plunge in the stock market took its toll on US REITs. Only one top ten US REIT by yield from March was back in the top ten for April. However the drop in prices in all top 50 US REITs (listed by yield) did make the possibility of owning productive dividend shares from this collection more affordable for first-time investors. A rapid recovery in market prices partially closed that window of first-time buying opportunity.
As of June 9 the record showed all 49 top-yield REITs living-up-to the dogcatcher ideal of producing enough annual dividend from $1,000 invested