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  • Nareit Media Blog
    2/8/2016

    REITs Continue to Provide Attractive Dividend Yields

    REITs continued to reward income-seeking investors in the first month of 2016. At Jan. 31, the dividend yield of the FTSE NAREIT All REITs Index was 4.47 percent, and the dividend yield of the FTSE NAREIT All Equity REITs Index was 4.00 percent. The FTSE NAREIT Mortgage REITs Index posted a dividend yield of 12.78 percent in January. In comparison, the Jan. 31 dividend yield of the S&P 500 was 2.34 percent.
  • Nareit Media Blog
    2/8/2016

    Sector Results: Free-Standing Retail, Data Centers and Shopping Center REITs Lead

    The Free-Standing Retail, Data Centers and Shopping Center property sectors led the overall REIT market in total returns in January. The six Free-Standing REITs delivered a 7.61 percent total return for the month; the six Data Center companies delivered a 3.79 percent total return; and the 18 Shopping Center REITs gained 2.99 percent.
  • Nareit Media Blog
    2/8/2016

    REITs Continued to Access Captial Markets to Start 2016

    Stock exchange-listed REITs raised a total of $8.09 billion in public capital in January 2016, compared with $8.52 billion raised in January 2015. The bulk of that total was raised in 10 secondary debt offerings totaling $6.25 billion.
  • Nareit Media Blog
    2/29/2016

    Real Confidence® Survey Shows CRE Leaders More Confident About U.S. Than Global Economy

    A new survey of C-suite commercial real estate executives and investors showed they are more confident about the state of the U.S. economy than the global economy in 2016. On a scale of 100, the executives rated their confidence in the U.S. economy as 63.3, compared to 45.4 for the global economy. The survey was co-sponsored by NAREIT in conjunction with Altus Group  and the National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries.
  • Nareit Media Blog
    3/3/2016

    NAREIT T-Tracker Reports REITs Deliver Strong Operating Performance in 2015 and its Fourth Quarter

    The stock exchange-listed U.S. REIT industry delivered double-digit increases in operating performance, measured by Funds From Operations (FFO) and Net Operating Income (NOI), as well as dividends paid to shareholders in calendar 2015 and the year’s fourth quarter compared to the same periods in 2014, according to the latest NAREIT T-Tracker report. The listed REIT industry’s total FFO, NOI and dividends paid increased in each of the four quarters of 2015 over the same quarter in the prior year.  
  • Nareit Media Blog
    3/8/2016

    REITs Ahead Of Broader Equity Market In First Two Months Of 2016

    Total returns of stock exchange-listed U.S. REITs fell in the first two months of 2016, but still outperformed the broader equity market. The FTSE NAREIT All REITs Index, the broadest benchmark of the listed U.S. REIT industry, including both Equity and Mortgage REITs, declined 3.76 percent in the year through February 29. In comparison, the S&P 500 Index fell 5.09 percent in the same period, and the S&P Composite 1500 which, like the REIT market, includes large-, mid-, and small-cap stocks, fell 5.04 percent.
  • Nareit Media Blog
    3/8/2016

    Property Segment Results: Free-Standing Retail Leads Industry

    Free-Standing Retail REITs were the top performing segment of the stock exchange-listed U.S. REIT industry in the first two months of 2016. The segment, which primarily consists of triple net lease REITs, delivered an 11.23 percent total return.

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