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Bag This Bargain 5.4% Yield Dividend Stock Even Cheaper Than COO Payne Did


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There's an old saying on Wall Street about insider buying: there are many possible reasons to sell a stock, but only one reason to buy. Back on August 9, VICI Properties Inc's COO, John W. R. Payne, invested $225,249.30 into 10,635 shares of VICI, for a cost per share of $21.18. Bargain hunters tend to pay particular attention to insider buys like this one, because presumably the only reason an insider would take their hard-earned cash and use it to buy stock of their company in the open market, is that they expect to make money. In trading on Wednesday, bargain hunters could buy shares of VICI Properties Inc (Symbol: VICI) and achieve a cost basis even cheaper than Payne, with shares changing hands as low as $21.15 per share. VICI Properties Inc shares are currently trading down about 0.4% on the day. The chart below shows the one year performance of VICI shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

VICI Properties Inc Chart

Looking at the chart above, VICI's low point in its 52 week range is $17.64 per share, with $23.27 as the 52 week high point - that compares with a last trade of $21.16. By comparison, below is a table showing the prices at which VICI insider buying was recorded over the last six months:

PurchasedInsiderTitleSharesPrice/ShareValue
08/09/2019John W. R. PaynePresident and COO10,635$21.18$225,249.30
08/13/2019Edward Baltazar PitoniakChief Executive Officer15,200$21.29$323,608.00

The current annualized dividend paid by VICI Properties Inc is $1.15/share, currently paid in quarterly installments, and its most recent dividend ex-date was on 06/27/2019. Below is a long-term dividend history chart for VICI, which can be of good help in judging whether the most recent dividend with approx. 5.4% annualized yield is likely to continue.

VICI+Dividend+History+Chart

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This article appears in: Investing , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: VICI



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