Columbia Property Trust, Inc.
What is CXP’s Strategy to Enhance Its Competitive Position?
Columbia Property Trust’s strategy is to invest in a property portfolio that provides the size, quality, and market needed to deliver long-term returns.
Investing in Columbia Property Trust through ETFs
CXP is a mid-sized stock on the NYSE, with a market capitalization of $3 billion. Consequently, it sees allocation in some REIT-specific ETFs.
An Introduction to Columbia Property Trust
Columbia Property Trust is a mid-sized office REIT company in the United States with a market capitalization of $3 billion.
BioMed Realty Is Trading at a Discount Compared to Peers—For Now
A close look at BioMed Realty’s TTM price-to-FFO ratio shows that the company is in line with its historical valuation. Its current ratio is ~16.3x.
Analyzing BioMed Realty’s Higher FFO Payout Ratio
Bolstered by higher FFO per share, BioMed Realty increased its dividend by 36.5% to $1.31 per common share in 2014—its highest dividend in seven years.
So Why Is Blackstone Acquiring BioMed Realty?
In October 2015, Blackstone agreed to acquire all BioMed Realty’s outstanding shares of common stock for $23.75 per share—an $8 billion transaction.
Analyzing Alexandria’s Higher Funds from Operations Payout Ratio
Alexandria’s FFO payout ratio, which was 40.4% in 2010, increased to 61.8% in 2013 and 65.2% in 2014.
Highwoods Properties’ Falling Funds from Operations Payout Ratio
Highwoods Properties’ (HIW) FFO (funds from operations) increased to $2.90 per share in 2014, compared with $2.81 per share in 2013.
Analyzing Douglas Emmett’s Low—but Rising—FFO Payout Ratio
Bolstered by its higher FFO per share, Douglas Emmett increased its dividend by 9.5% to $0.81 per common share in fiscal 2014, over $0.74 per share in 2013.
Analyzing Kilroy Realty’s Funds from Operations Payout Ratio
FFO payout ratio is the dividend declared per common share divided by the diluted FFO per common share for a given period.
Boston Properties’ Higher FFO Payout Ratio, or Why Dividends Matter
Boston Properties’ FFO increased to $5.26 per share in 2014, compared to $4.91 per share in 2013. Bolstered by high FFO, it increased its dividend by 46.4%.