Can Kohl’s Stock Pick Up Some Momentum?

Kohl’s (KSS) stock price has risen 1.8% on a YTD (year-to-date) basis as of December 12.

Honeywell Stock Gains on Fiscal 2018 Guidance

On December 13, 2017, Honeywell International (HON) provided its earnings guidance for 2018. Its guidance indicates an EPS of $7.55–$7.80 for fiscal 2018.

Target Ups Its Delivery Game amid Increased Competition

Target (TGT) recently announced the acquisition of Shipt, one of the leading online platforms that provides same-day delivery.

Analyzing General Electric's 4Q17 Dividend

On December 9, 2017, General Electric, an industrial conglomerate, declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.12 per share on its outstanding common stock.

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What's in Store for Equity Residential in 2Q17?

Equity Residential (EQR) is scheduled to report its fiscal 2Q17 earnings on July 25, 2017. Analysts expect it to report adjusted FFO per diluted share of $0.76.

Welltower: A Healthcare REIT Poised to Grow amid Macro Headwinds

Amid uncertainty in the healthcare sector, Welltower has been able to maintain its business momentum on the back of higher operating efficiency and strategic initiatives.

What's in Store for Prologis in 2Q17?

Prologis (PLD) is scheduled to report its fiscal 2Q17 earnings on July 18. 2017. Analysts expect it to report adjusted FFO (funds from operations) of $0.76.

Essex Property: An Apartment REIT Standing Strong amid Headwinds

The current economic environment has made investors skeptical about the real estate investment trust (or REIT) industry.

Vornado Realty: A Commercial REIT Thriving amid a Retail Crisis

Vornado Realty Trust (VNO) is selling off its non-performing assets and focusing on its core business in a move to improve its profitability. Analysts are encouraged by Vornado’s strategy of optimizing its profits.

The Crown Castle Story: A Wireless REIT amid Headwinds

CCI has raised its fiscal 2017 outlook for AFFO by $4 million. This enhanced guidance reflects the company’s increase in tower leasing activity.

Public Storage: A Self-Storage REIT with Room to Grow

Rent growth has moderated, but it remains at record highs. In such a scenario, consumers prefer apartments whose rents are affordable. This is where self-storage REITs come in.

Prologis Today: A Commercial REIT Staying Afloat

Prologis is expected to ride high on its growth trajectory. For 2017, it raised its adjusted FFO (funds from operation) projection by $0.10 per share.

AvalonBay: Weathering Ups and Downs in Residential REITs

In May 2017, 11 of 23 analysts covering AvalonBay Communities (AVB) stock issued “buy” or “strong buy” ratings. Eleven analysts gave AVB a “hold” rating, and one analyst gave it a “sell” or a “strong sell” rating.

American Tower Rises above Uncertainty in Wireless Tower Sector

For fiscal 2017, American Tower (AMT) expects to report adjusted funds from operations exceeding $2.8 billion. This figure is $55 million, or ~2%, higher than expected by the company.

GGP Inc.—A Growth Story amid Struggling Retail REITs

Despite the belief that US malls are giving way to e-commerce, malls are adapting to consumers’ changing needs. Mall owner GGP (GGP) has been able to maintain its earnings streak since 2012.

Equity Residential: Weathering the Macroeconomic Headwinds

In 2016, Equity Residential (EQR) completed $1.1 billion in development projects, a record for the company. It expects to complete $900 million in development projects in 2017.

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Simon Property Group: A Growth Story amid Tremors in REITs

On April 27, Simon Property Group (SPG) reported 1Q17 earnings per share of $1.53, a 2% beat of the consensus estimate of $1.50.

REITs: Making Property Investment Accessible

By Michael Orzano, Director, Global Equity Indices Publicly traded property stocks, including real estate investment trusts (or REITs) and real estate operating companies (or REOCs), allow investors to gain exposure…

REITs: Making Property Accessible

In this series, we’ll get down to the brass tacks of investing in the REIT sector, the market’s current landscape, and the benefits you can expect from this type of investment.

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Broad Spectrum: Analyzing Annaly Capital's 2Q16 Earnings

Annaly Capital reported core earnings of $0.29 per share in 2Q16. Wall Street analysts expected $0.29 per share—earnings were in line with the expectations.

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Analyzing American Capital Agency's 2Q16 Earnings

American Capital Agency’s book value per share rose from $22.09 in 1Q16 to $22.22 in 2Q16—the first increase in the book value per share in six quarters.

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Jobs Report Will Be the Highlight of the Upcoming Week

There isn’t much real estate–related economic data this week. There are some important macro reports as well as the jobs report on Friday.

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Federal Housing Finance Agency: Home Prices Continue to Rally

In May 2016, the FHFA (Federal Housing Finance Agency) reported that house prices rose by 0.2% month-over-month and 5.6% year-over-year.

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Mortgage Applications Data Could Mean Pain for REITs

Mortgage-backed security spreads have been widening. Mortgage REITs hedge their interest rate exposure, and spread widening means that the value of their portfolios is increasing.


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