News by Topic : Media brief

  • 9/7/2016

    Lodging/Resorts Delivers For Yield-Seeking Investors

    Investors seeking income found it in the Specialty REITs sector’s 6.22 percent dividend yield – nearly double the dividend yield of the FTSE NAREIT All Equity REITs Index on August 31.

  • 9/7/2016

    Single Family Homes Is Top Performing Property Segment

    Single Family Homes was the top performing property segment in the Equity REIT industry for 2016 through August.  The segment delivered a 32.56 percent total return, more than twice the total return of the FTSE NAREIT All Equity REITs Index benchmark.

  • 9/7/2016

    Understanding REITs: How Large A Part Of The Stock Market Are REITs?

    When Real Estate companies are removed from the Financials Sector of the S&P Dow Jones Indices and become constituents of a new Real Estate Sector on September 16, the sector will be the eight largest of the 11 headline sectors that make up the S&P 1,500 Index.

  • 8/12/2016

    REITs More Than Double S&P’s Return In 2016 Through July

    Stock exchange-listed U.S. REITs delivered total returns more than double those of the broader equity market in the year through July. 

  • 8/12/2016

    Dividend Yields: Six Sectors Beat Equity REIT Index Benchmark

    Six Equity REIT sectors had dividend yields at the end of July that exceeded the yield of the FTSE NAREIT All Equity REITs Index’s 3.47 percent. 

  • 8/12/2016

    Property Segments: Free Standing Retail Return Tops 40%

    The Free Standing Retail category led the Equity REIT market in the first seven months of the year with a 40.36 percent total return.

  • 8/12/2016

    Understanding REITs: Real Estate Investment Made Liquid

    Stock exchange-listed REITs combine the investment benefits of real estate with the benefits of a liquid market, which has become progressively more so.

  • 7/11/2016

    Property Segments: Data Centers Lead With 38% Total Return

    Data Centers were the top performing Equity REIT property segment in the first six months of 2016 with a 37.82 percent total return.  Free Standing Retail, which consists of retail facilities occupied by a single tenant, was the second best performing segment with a 34.46 percent gain.

  • 7/11/2016

    Brexit: U.S. Stock Volatility Spiked. U.S. REIT Volatility Didn’t

    Over the two market days following the Brexit vote, U.S. stock market volatility more than doubled, from 9.9 percent (below its inter-quartile range) to 22.0 percent (above its IQR)—but U.S. REIT market volatility only nudged up from 9.6 percent to 10.9 percent.

  • 7/11/2016

    A Window Into REIT Property Sales And Purchases

    Equity REITs significantly expanded their holdings of income producing real estate in recent years, buying a total of $260 billion of commercial property between 2011 and 2015.

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