News by Topic : Industry performance

  • 8/29/2017

    Mortgage REITs Combine Current Income, Long-term Total Return and Portfolio Diversification

    Mortgage REITs are an investment in real estate finance that combine high current income with long-term total return and portfolio diversification. MREITs have delivered a 21.2 percent total return over the past year, outpacing most other investments over this period.

  • 8/22/2017

    REIT Volatility, Correlation, Beta, and Alpha as of Mid-2017: Not Your Father’s Small-Cap Value Stocks (Thank Goodness)

    Listed equity REITs have generally outperformed small-cap value stocks, posting slightly higher returns but substantially lower volatility and substantially better diversification benefits.

  • 8/17/2017

    Single Family Rental REITs: Long-term Players Providing Additional Housing Options

    Single Family Home Rental REITs have established themselves as long-term players providing additional housing options at a time when the housing market continues to recover. 

  • 8/16/2017

    Comparing Listed REITs with Private Equity Real Estate: What the Cambridge Associates Data Have to Say

    Cambridge Associates reports that private equity real estate funds have underperformed listed equity REITs by 3.91 percentage points per year over the past 25 years.

  • 8/16/2017

    REIT Industry FFO Exceeds $15 Billion For The First Time Ever

    The listed REIT industry continues to grow and prosper. Total Funds from Operations (FFO) of listed Equity REITs rose 7.9 percent in the second quarter, to $15.6 billion, according to the NAREIT T-Tracker®. 

  • 8/8/2017

    Taking Advantage of Temporary Disconnects in the REIT Market

    Value-oriented and momentum-oriented investors look to take advantage of different opportunities: value investors look for stocks selling well below normal, while momentum investors look for stocks that have done well recently.  Both opportunities can be found today among sectors of the REIT market.

  • 8/8/2017

    Jobs Numbers Bode Well for Office REITs

    Nonfarm payrolls rose 209,000 in July, signaling that the economy has good momentum at mid-summer, while office jobs in Gateway Cities have rebounded in recent months.. 

  • 8/1/2017

    Relative Valuations in the Public and Private Real Estate Markets

    Appraisal-based valuations in private real estate markets are being systematically reported at levels that exceed those of reported transactions—in which case there may be more valuation risk in private equity real estate markets than many institutional investors realize.

  • 7/18/2017

    Which REIT Sector is Most Undervalued?

    While valuations are somewhat different across different segments of the REIT industry, there is a “wealth of undervaluation” in REITs today—and investors certainly should be paying closer attention.

  • 7/17/2017

    Vanguard Looking to Expand Index Funds’ Exposure to REITs

    Proposal would align REIT funds with GICS.