News by Topic : Banking & Finance

  • 12/19/2014

    Fitch Analyst Says Stock Buybacks at Low Level Among REITs

    Steven Marks

    Steven Marks of Fitch Ratings says REITs buying back stock “not as accretive” in current market.

  • 12/17/2014

    BMO’s Decker Sees Room for Growth of U.S. REIT Market

    Mark Decker Sr.

    Mark Decker Sr. of BMO Capital Markets says REITs still “small part of a much greater whole.”

  • 12/16/2014

    Preferred Apartment Communities Uses Loans to Stand Out

    John Williams

    Preferred Apartment CEO John Williams sees widespread demand for multifamily housing.

  • 12/10/2014

    S&P Credit Analyst: REITs Ready to Absorb Interest Rate Hikes

    Lisa Sarajian

    REITs have built necessary cushion to handle interest rate shocks, S&P’s Sarajian says.

  • 11/11/2014

    JP Morgan Analyst Sees Adjustment Period for REITs When Rates Rise

    Mark Streeter

    JP Morgan’s Mark Streeter predicts push for investment-grade ratings will continue for REITs.

  • 11/10/2014

    Pebblebrook Reaping Rewards of "Beautiful" Balance Sheet, CEO Says

    Jon Bortz

    CEO Jon Bortz says demand for hotel rooms ahead of supply in Pebblebrook portfolio.

  • 10/31/2014

    Heading In The Right Direction

    Economists maintain REITs will continue to strengthen in step with the economy.

  • 10/31/2014

    Grading Up

    St. Clair Square

    REITs are increasingly pursuing investment-grade ratings to capitalize on unsecured debt.

  • 10/29/2014

    The Great Buyback Party

    Ralph Block

    Debate among investors and academics regarding the wisdom of public company buybacks continues.

  • 10/1/2014

    FTSE Nareit U.S. Real Estate Index Series Market Consultation Period Opens

    FTSE NAREIT U.S. Real Estate Index Series Market Consultation Period

    Consultation seeking your views on proposed changes to the FTSE Nareit U.S. Real Estate Index Series.