Hotel and Mortgage REITs Took a Plunge
Within the iShares US Real Estate ETF (IYR), mortgage and hotel and resort REITs were the worst-performing subgroups of the week.
The industry sentiment is divided when it comes to evaluating the impact of the short interest ratio. Many consider it to be an indicator of bearish sentiment.
Healthcare REITs ended the week of December 31, 2015, as the most valuable subgroup within the iShares US Real Estate ETF (IYR).
As the world looked forward to ringing in the new year, the markets didn’t give REIT investors much to celebrate.
United Natural Foods (UNFI) is an organic food distributor. It has a market cap of $2.54 billion. Its YTD performance fell until the earnings report for 4Q15.
United Natural Foods’ peers outperformed the company based on the PE and PBV ratios. The performances are similar based on the gross profit margin and EPS.