Lisa Springer

Lisa Springer

Contributing Writer, Kiplinger.com

Lisa currently serves as an equity research analyst for Singular Research covering small-cap healthcare, medical device and broadcast media stocks.

She began her career in investment research as a buy-side equity research analyst for Kemper Financial Services after earning a MBA in Finance from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Lisa spent the next 15 years in investor relations, rising to the position of Research Director at a large investor relations firm serving many Fortune 500 companies. She left the company to become director of investor relations for a New York Stock Exchange-listed real estate investment trust (REIT), which was subsequently merged with a larger real estate business.

Lisa established her consulting business in 2000 that provides investor relations, equity research and financial writing services to corporate clients. As a marketing consultant to one of the industry’s largest sponsors of non-traded REITs, she developed the investor materials that supported the initial public offering of a $2 billion shopping center REIT. She also wrote monthly articles about REIT investing that were published in Registered Rep magazine and other stockbroker periodicals.  

Lisa also has provided financial analysis and writing services to boutique investment banks and has authored numerous sales memorandum documents that were used to market multimillion-dollar private businesses to prospective institutional acquirers.

She has contributed many articles about stocks and investing to financial websites that include Seeking Alpha, Street Authority and Investor Ideas. As an equity research analyst, Lisa has written about micro-cap biotechnology stocks for Viriathus Research and large-cap Fortune 500 names for research firm Management CV.

The 12 Best REITs for the Rest of 2022
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The 12 Best REITs for the Rest of 2022

Resilient real estate stocks are an apt choice amid heightened inflation and market uncertainty. These are 12 of the best REITs to hold in the second …
June 15, 2022
7 Tempting Tech Stocks With Above-Average Dividends
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7 Tempting Tech Stocks With Above-Average Dividends

Investors seeking out both growth and enticing yields may want to consider these seven tech stocks with dividends.
June 8, 2022
European Dividend Aristocrats: 40 Int'l Income Plays
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European Dividend Aristocrats: 40 Int'l Income Plays

Similar to their American counterparts, the S&P Europe 350 Dividend Aristocrats offer investors dividend hikes and blue-chip stability.
May 16, 2022
10 Substantial Stock Splits to Put on Your Radar
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10 Substantial Stock Splits to Put on Your Radar

Stock splits can provide a short-term boost for investors. Here are 10 of the most notable names splitting their shares this year.
May 13, 2022
12 of Wall Street's Newest Dividend Stocks
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12 of Wall Street's Newest Dividend Stocks

Data shows dividend growers and initiators tend to outperform the broader market. Here are 12 new dividend stocks to consider.
May 6, 2022
7 REITs Flaunting Fast-Growing Dividends
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7 REITs Flaunting Fast-Growing Dividends

REIT dividends are expected to post double-digit percentage growth this year, making the yield-friendly sector all the more attractive.
April 13, 2022
5 Low-Vol Dividend Aristocrats to Survive a Stormy Market
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5 Low-Vol Dividend Aristocrats to Survive a Stormy Market

The market has been volatile so far in 2022, but these safe dividend stocks could provide stability for investors.
March 16, 2022
10 Spectacular Stocks Paying Special Dividends
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10 Spectacular Stocks Paying Special Dividends

Most special dividends are one-time payments you shouldn't expect to see again. But a few select companies use this type of payout more frequently to …
February 16, 2022
7 Discounted Dividend Stocks With Market-Beating Yields
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7 Discounted Dividend Stocks With Market-Beating Yields

Even with a recent selloff, stock valuations are lofty, but these high-quality dividend stocks are trading at attractive levels right now.
February 8, 2022
7 Stocks Activist Investors Have in Their Sights
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7 Stocks Activist Investors Have in Their Sights

Activist investors build stakes in struggling companies in hopes of enacting change and boosting shareholder returns. Here are seven they're targeting…
February 7, 2022
The 10 Best European Stocks for 2022 and Beyond
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The 10 Best European Stocks for 2022 and Beyond

A recent pullback in the global equities market has opened the door for investors to buy some of the top dividend-paying European stocks at a discount…
January 20, 2022
5 Mortgage REITs for Yield-Hungry Investors
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5 Mortgage REITs for Yield-Hungry Investors

It's difficult to find yield these days, but these five mortgage REITs offer safety and exceptionally strong payouts for income investors.
January 13, 2022
Dividend Increases: 14 Stocks That Have Doubled Their Payouts
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Dividend Increases: 14 Stocks That Have Doubled Their Payouts

Looking for companies executing substantial dividend increases? These 14 stocks have upped the payout ante by a minimum of 100% this year.
November 26, 2021
7 Better Ways to Make Money Off the FAANGs
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7 Better Ways to Make Money Off the FAANGs

No matter which acronym you use, FAANGs have a huge impact on the broad market. Here are seven better ways to make money off the mega-cap stocks than …
November 10, 2021
12 of the Best Stocks You Haven't Heard Of
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12 of the Best Stocks You Haven't Heard Of

The market is peppered with undiscovered gems boasting stable fundamentals and cheap valuations. Here are 12 of the best stocks flying under the radar…
November 2, 2021
13 Dividend Aristocrats You Can Buy at a Discount
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13 Dividend Aristocrats You Can Buy at a Discount

Stock valuations are in the clouds, but several Dividend Aristocrats can be had at cheaper-than-usual prices right now.
October 7, 2021
10 Best REITs for the Rest of 2021
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10 Best REITs for the Rest of 2021

Real estate stocks have done well in 2021; several signs suggest this outperformance could continue. These are 10 of the best REITs to watch through y…
August 31, 2021
10 Super Small-Cap Value Stocks to Buy
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10 Super Small-Cap Value Stocks to Buy

History shows that small-cap value stocks have been one of the best-performing asset classes. Here are the ones to have on your radar.
August 20, 2021
7 REIT ETFs for Every Type of Investor
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7 REIT ETFs for Every Type of Investor

Real estate investment trusts have performed well over the long term. These REIT ETFs allow investors diversification across the real estate sector, a…
August 19, 2021
7 Best Value REITs for Income Investors
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7 Best Value REITs for Income Investors

These value REITs are benefiting from a rebounding real estate sector – and offer attractive dividend yields to boot.
July 14, 2021
The 16 Best Value Stocks for the Rest of 2021
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The 16 Best Value Stocks for the Rest of 2021

Value stocks have been en vogue this year. These names could see upside as the U.S. economy continues to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.
June 15, 2021
13 Stocks Activist Investors Are Buying
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13 Stocks Activist Investors Are Buying

Poorly managed companies may not be on everyone's radar, but they're top picks for activist investors looking to boost shareholder value.
May 5, 2021
Dividend Increases: 15 Stocks Announcing Massive Hikes
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Dividend Increases: 15 Stocks Announcing Massive Hikes

Looking for more than token dividend increases? Consider this list of 15 companies announcing substantial payout hikes over the past few months.
April 27, 2021
The 13 Best REITs to Own in 2021
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The 13 Best REITs to Own in 2021

Real estate offers diversification and much more income than the market average. These are 13 of the best REITs you can buy as 2021 comes into focus.
April 21, 2021
European Dividend Aristocrats: 39 Top-Flight International Dividend Stocks
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European Dividend Aristocrats: 39 Top-Flight International Dividend Stocks

The European Dividend Aristocrats don't have quite the payout-growth longevity of their American counterparts, but they still offer dividend hikes and…
April 8, 2021
9 Stocks With Surprisingly Reliable Special Dividends
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9 Stocks With Surprisingly Reliable Special Dividends

Special dividends typically are one-time windfalls for investors. But a few companies regularly weave these payouts into their broader dividend strate…
March 2, 2021
The 15 Best Value Stocks to Buy for 2021
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The 15 Best Value Stocks to Buy for 2021

Wall Street's experts predict that the late-2020 rotation into value will continue into the new year. These are 15 top value stocks to capitalize on t…
December 21, 2020