#10. Five Oaks Investment Corp (NYSE:OAKS) — 11.9% YIELD
At #10, Five Oaks Investment is a real estate investment trust. Co. is focused on investing in, financing and managing residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS), multi-family mortgage backed securities (Multi-Family MBS), mortgage servicing rights and other mortgage-related investments. Co. invests in the following assets: Agency RMBS, which are residential mortgage-backed securities, for which a U.S. Government agency or a federally chartered corporation guarantees payments of principal and interest on the securities; Multi-Family MBS; Non-Agency RMBS, which are RMBS that are not issued or guaranteed by a U.S. Government-sponsored entity; and other mortgage-related investments.