Dallas’s Kaplan Discusses the Biggest Headwind for the US Economy
Dallas’s Federal Reserve president, Robert S. Kaplan, said that the rebound in the US economy is likely to continue for the rest of 2017.
In a recent interview with The Financial Times, the hawkish president of the Philadelphia Federal Reserve said that the Fed’s balance sheet’s unwinding could begin in September 2017.
In Eric S. Rosengren’s view, monetary policy measures become incapable of fighting future negative shocks if interest rates (AGG) are already low.
At the Illinois Bankers Association’s annual conference in Nashville, organized on June 23, 2017, St. Louis’s Federal Reserve president, James Bullard, sounded dovish about the US economy.
Chicago’s Federal Reserve president, Charles L. Evans, recently spoke at a Money Marketeers of New York University event about monetary policy challenges in a new inflation environment.
Loretta J. Mester, the president and CEO of the Cleveland Federal Reserve, spoke at the 2017 Policy Summit on Housing, Human Capital, and Inequality held on June 23, 2017.
In this series, we’ll analyze Fed members’ comments in June 2017 to better understand their outlooks on the US economy and how they justify their hawkish or dovish stances.
Analysts have given CCI a mean price target of $106.83, implying a rise of 7.1% from its current level of $99.75.
CCI’s higher price-to-FFO multiple reflects the company’s ability to yield consistent capital value and its distribution of reliable and steady dividends.
It’s extremely important for REITs to maintain optimum debt levels, and managers work constantly to leverage balance sheets in the best possible ways.
The changing political scenario under the Trump administration has led to the anticipation of widespread M&A activity in the telecom industry.
REITs (real estate investment trusts) typically have to pay 90% of their taxable income to shareholders to qualify as an equity.
Many wireless providers are now opting for 5G (fifth-generation) technology for higher speeds and network reliability.
Crown Castle is expected to ride high on higher profitability, and analysts expect it to register significant AFFO (adjusted funds from operations) growth.
Crown Castle has been quick to respond to the needs of the day, focusing on new technology and transforming itself from a tower company to a fiber provider.
Crown Castle is expected to keep riding high on its current growth trajectory, driven by strategic investments and exposure to the booming small cell business.
CCI has raised its fiscal 2017 outlook for AFFO by $4 million. This enhanced guidance reflects the company’s increase in tower leasing activity.
The Permian Basin is primarily located in West Texas with a small part spilling into the southeastern corner of New Mexico.
Energy Transfer Equity was trading at a price-to-distributable cash flow of 16.3x as of June 23—lower than its average of 17.9x for the past ten quarters.
Short interest in Energy Transfer Equity was 58.5 million shares by June 23. At the same time, its short interest as a percentage of float ratio was 7.4%.