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    Earnings Report

    How GGP Managed Its Expenses in 2Q17

    In 2Q17, GGP (GGP) reported NOI (net operating income) of $551.0 million, which came in higher than the previous year at $554.0 million.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Earnings Report

    How Prologis Boosted Top-Line Growth in 2Q17

    Prologis’s (PLD) upbeat top-line and bottom-line results in 2Q17 were driven by higher-than-expected rent growth and net operating income.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    The Real Estate Reaction: Gauging the Impact of the Fed’s Rate Hikes

    The rising interest rate is expected to boost the economy in the long run, but it could severely impact sectors like real estate.

    By Mary Sadler
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Simon Property Group’s Key Business Segments

    Simon Property is the only REIT in the S&P 100 Index and has heavy asset concentration on the US east coast and in the central US.

    By Peter Barnes
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Shopping Center REITs Are Sensitive to Economic Cycles

    Shopping center REITs mainly own and operate shopping centers that are smaller than retail malls. They’re mainly driven by higher consumer spending.

    By Peter Barnes
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    A Fund Flow and Volume Analysis of ICF and PJP

    ICF has observed healthy growth in its fund inflow after negative fund inflow in 2013, surpassing PJP’s total fund inflows in 2014 and 2015.

    By Ivan Kading
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Prologis Has Managed to Remain Afloat amid Online Hype

    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.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Earnings Report

    Equinix’s Second-Quarter Results Beat Analysts’ Expectations

    Equinix reported strong financial results. The company’s top and bottom-line results for the second quarter were ahead of analysts’ estimates.

    By Anirudha Bhagat
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Is Simon Property a Good Value Stock at Current Multiples?

    Simon Property’s TTM (trailing-12-month) price-to-FFO ratio is 15.0x.

    By Anirudha Bhagat
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Rental and Leasing Activity Drove Simon Property’s Q2 Revenues

    Simon Property (SPG) has reported five consecutive quarters of upbeat top-line performances.

    By Anirudha Bhagat
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    Earnings Report

    What Drove American Tower’s EBITDA Higher in Q2 2018?

    American Tower (AMT) reported adjusted EBITDA of $1.08 billion in the second quarter, coming in ahead of analysts’ expectation of $1.07 billion.

    By Anirudha Bhagat
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    Earnings Report

    Will Sales-Boosting Initiatives Drive Simon Property’s Q2 2018?

    Simon Property Group is undertaking omni-channel retailing and portfolio-restructuring initiatives to maintain traffic amid the retail crisis.

    By Anirudha Bhagat
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    Real Insights

    What Investors Should Consider before Investing in REITs

    A REIT (or real estate investment trust) is a company that owns and manages income-producing real estate.

    By Edward J. Perkin, CFA
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Lies Ahead for AVB, ESS, and EQR?

    The residential REIT sector is on the threshold of a transition period and the performance of these stocks depends a lot on the macroeconomic as well as industrial changes taking place currently.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Residential REITs Implemented These Capital Deployment Strategies

    Residential REITs undertook various development and expansionary activities in order to maintain their leadership in the sector.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Earnings Report

    How GGP Stacks Up against Its Peers after 2Q17

    GGP’s estimated price-to-FFO multiple for fiscal 2018 is 14.2x, which is at a premium compared to its peers.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Earnings Report

    GGP’s Generous Return to Stockholders in 2Q17

    In 2Q17, GGP (GGP) paid $17.5 million in dividends to its shareholders. That was higher than $13.3 million paid a year ago.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Earnings Report

    GGP Has High Debt-to-Equity Ratio as of 2Q17: Can It Be Lowered?

    GGP maintained a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.55x for 2Q17. That was higher than the industrial mean of 1.07x.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Earnings Report

    GGP Grew in 2Q17 Due to Development and Redevelopment

    GGP has redeveloped its vacant spaces for non-retail uses such as restaurants, entertainment zones, fitness centers, and grocery stores.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Earnings Report

    What Caused GGP’s Soft Rent Growth in 2Q17?

    GGP’s (GGP) minimum rent fell by $17.0 million in 2Q17, mainly because of dilution resulting from the sale of an interest in the Fashion Show Mall in Las Vegas n 2016.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Earnings Report

    GGP’s Revenue Rode High in 2Q17, Backed by New Leases

    GGP’s minimum rent fell 3.9% to $349.2 million, and tenant recoveries fell 4.6% to $161.9 million. Overage rent fell 25.0% to $3.3 million.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Earnings Report

    GGP’s 2Q17 Results from an Investor’s Perspective

    GGP (GGP) reported funds from operations (or FFO) of $0.35 per share, which was in line with Wall Street estimates. Adjusted FFO remained flat year-over-year.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Earnings Report

    How Vornado Stacks Up against Peers

    Vornado’s recent development and redevelopment activities have made investors optimistic about the stock.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Earnings Report

    Financing Helped Vornado Maintain Strong Balance Sheet in 2Q17

    During 2Q17, Vornado Realty Trust (VNO) reported higher year-over-year top-line and bottom-line results backed by growth in rent and occupancy level.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Earnings Report

    Did Vornado’s Cost Reduction Efforts Bear Fruit in 2Q17?

    Vornado Realty Trust reported adjusted FFO (funds from operation) of $1.35 per share, which beat Wall Street estimates of $1.20 per share.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Earnings Report

    How Recent Disposition Activities Helped Vornado in 2Q17

    Vornado Trust’s (VNO) top-line and bottom-line results improved year-over-year backed by higher rent growth and lower operational costs.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Earnings Report

    Project Development Spurred Vornado’s Growth in 2Q17

    Vornado Realty Trust (VNO) reported decent results in 2Q17. Its top line and bottom line surpassed results from 2Q16 backed by higher rent and new lease activities.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Earnings Report

    Where Does Vornado Stand after 2Q17 Earnings?

    Vornado Realty Trust (VNO) reported core funds from operation (or FFO) of $1.35 per share in 2Q17, which surpassed Wall Street estimates of $1.20 per share.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Earnings Report

    How Vornado’s New York Office Segment Performed in 2Q17

    Vornado Realty Trust (VNO) reported higher year-over-year top-line and bottom-line results during 2Q17 backed by higher rent growth, lower costs, and new leases during the quarter.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Earnings Report

    Vornado’s New Leases Drove Revenue in 2Q17

    VNO posted rental revenue of $626 million in 2Q17, missing Wall Street’s estimates of $633.2 million.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Earnings Report

    How Wall Street Analysts Rate Vornado

    Analysts assigned VNO a mean price target of $89.52, 13.8% higher than its current price level.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Earnings Report

    How Vornado Stacks Up against Other Industry Players

    VNO’s current price-to-FFO multiple is 17.77x. The company has been able to return value to its shareholders consistently in the form of dividends and share repurchases.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Earnings Report

    Will Vornado Benefit from a Growing Economy in 2Q17?

    Although Vornado Realty Trust (VNO) may witness lower margins during a higher interest rate environment, it may see significant growth in the near future.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Earnings Report

    How Macro Issues Could Affect Vornado in 2Q17

    Wall Street expects Vornado Realty Trust (VNO) to post flat year-over-year top-line and bottom-line results in 2Q17.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Earnings Report

    How Analysts View Public Storage

    Analysts have assigned PSA a mean price target of $217.67, which is 4.9% higher than its current price level.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Earnings Report

    These Factors Could Affect Vornado’s 2Q17 Results

    Vornado Realty Trust (VNO) is scheduled to report its 2Q17 earnings on July 31, 2017.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Earnings Report

    Where Public Storage Stands among Other Major Players

    Public Storage has consistently been able to return capital value as well as shareholder returns in the form of dividends and share buybacks.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Earnings Report

    Will Vornado’s Project Streamlining Drive Net Operating Income?

    Wall Street analysts expect Vornado Realty Trust (VNO) to report net operating income of $338.1 million in 2Q17.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Earnings Report

    How Vornado’s Revenue Could Benefit from Strategic Initiatives

    Analysts expect Vornado Realty Trust (VNO) to report revenues of $622.3 million for 2Q17 when it releases its earnings on July 31, 2017.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Earnings Report

    What’s in Store for Vornado’s 2Q17 Earnings?

    Vornado Realty Trust (VNO) is scheduled to report its 2Q17 earnings on July 31, 2017.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Earnings Report

    Public Storage and the Growing US Economy

    Public Storage (PSA) is expected to witness a higher cost of debt in 2Q17, mainly due to the Fed’s rate hikes in 2017.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Earnings Report

    Inside Public Storage’s 2Q17 Battle with Macro Headwinds

    Public Storage (PSA) is expected to post flat top-line and bottom-line results in 2Q17.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Earnings Report

    How Prologis Stacks Up against Peers after 2Q17 Earnings

    The price-to-FFO multiple is the best way to evaluate Prologis (PLD).

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Earnings Report

    What’s Really Driving Public Storage’s Expected 2Q17 Upbeat Results

    Wall Street expects PSA to report adjusted FFO (funds from operation) of $2.40, compared with $2.54 in 2Q16.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Earnings Report

    How Prologis Improved Its Balance Sheet

    Prologis maintained a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.75x for 2Q17, which was lower than the industrial mean of 1.07x.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Earnings Report

    Will Public Storage’s Cost-Reduction Initiatives Drive Higher NOI in 2Q17?

    Wall Street analysts expect Public Storage (PSA) to report NOI (net operating income) of $483.7 million for 2Q17.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Earnings Report

    Will Public Storage Ride High on Top Line in 2Q17?

    Wall Street expects Public Storage (PSA) to report revenue of $667.9 million for 2Q17. Its earnings call will be on July 27, 2017.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Earnings Report

    Robust US Business Growth Helped Prologis in 2Q17

    Prologis’s (PLD) properties are spread across the globe. This geographical diversity ensures that the company gets the optimum value from the retail and supply chains in different parts of the world.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Earnings Report

    What Lies Ahead for Public Storage in 2Q17

    Analysts expect PSA to report adjusted FFO (funds from operation) of $2.40, compared with $2.54 in 2Q16.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Earnings Report

    Prologis’s Strong 2Q17 Results Backed by Rent Growth

    Prologis (PLD) reported better-than-expected 2Q17 top-line and bottom-line results.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Earnings Report

    Where Does Prologis Stand after 2Q Earnings?

    Prologis (PLD) reported core funds from operation (or FFO) of $0.84 per share in 2Q17, which surpassed Wall Street’s estimates of $0.77 by a remarkable 9.1%.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Prologis: What Analysts Recommend for the Stock

    Analysts have assigned Prologis stock a mean price target of $58.47, which is 2.1% higher than its current price of $57.28.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Earnings Report

    Where Does Prologis Stand among Its Peers?

    In terms of price-to-FFO multiple, PLD trades at par with most of its peers except Brandywine Realty Trust (BDN).

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Earnings Report

    Will Prologis Be Able to Turn Macro Issues to Its Advantage?

    In addition to Prologis’s strategic initiatives such as acquisitions, dispositions, and project development activities, several macroeconomic factors also impact performance.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Earnings Report

    The Factors behind Prologis’s Expected 2Q17 Upbeat Results

    Wall Street expects Prologis to report adjusted FFO (funds from operations) of $0.76, a 27.3% rise year-over-year.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Earnings Report

    Can Prologis’s Cost Reductions Drive Net Operating Income Higher?

    According to Wall Street analysts, Prologis (PLD) is expected to report NOI (net operating income) of $440.2 million in 2Q17.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Earnings Report

    Prologis’s Main Revenue Drivers in 2Q17

    Prologis (PLD) is expected to see higher revenue growth as well as higher margins for 2Q17.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Earnings Report

    Will Prologis Ride High on Its Top Line in 2Q17?

    Analysts expect Prologis (PLD) to report revenue of $583.5 million for 2Q17 when it releases its earnings on July 18, 2017.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Earnings Report

    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.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Wall Street Analysts Rate Vornado Realty Trust

    Analysts assigned VNO a mean price target of $108.18, which is 12.9% higher than its current price level.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Well Does Vornado Leverage Its Balance Sheet?

    Vornado Realty Trust’s (VNO) total debt-to-total-equity ratio was 153.8%.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Vornado amid the Economic Transition under President Trump

    According to the University of Michigan, the June 2017 consumer sentiment index gained 1.7% year-over-year, standing at 95.1%.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    The Fed’s Interest Rate Hike—A Challenge for Vornado Realty Trust

    After increasing interest rates in December 2016, the Fed hiked rates in March and June 2017 by 0.25%.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Vornado Realty Trust—Development, Redevelopment, and Occupancy

    Vornado Realty Trust (VNO) invested in developing a high-demand office property in Highline at 512 West 22nd Street in Manhattan, which covers 173,000 square feet.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Vornado Realty Trust Works to Streamline Its Operations

    Vornado Realty Trust (VNO) disposed of its 32.7% stake in Toys “R” Us and Urban Edge Properties as part of its strategy to concentrate on its core business.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    A Look at Vornado’s Top-Line Performance

    Vornado Realty Trust (VNO) is in talks to finalize the tax-free spinoff of its business in Washington, D.C. VNO expects to concentrate solely on its New York business after the spinoff.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    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.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Where Public Storage Stands Compared to Its Peers

    The value of an REIT such as Public Storage (PSA) is commonly measured by using its price-to-FFO (funds from operations) multiple.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Public Storage Maintains Its Balance Sheet

    REITs such as Public Storage (PSA) distribute at least 90% of their taxable incomes to shareholders in the form of dividends and share repurchases.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Public Storage: A Rewarding Stock for Shareholders

    Public Storage (PSA) has regularly rewarded its shareholders in the form of quarterly dividends. The company has paid a dividend in every quarter since 1981.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How the Pro-American Environment Boosts Self-Storage

    In a higher household income scenario, people tend to spend more on acquiring properties and need more storage space. This need boosts demand for self-storage facilities.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Can Public Storage Survive the Interest Rate Hike?

    REITs will likely be significantly affected by rising interest rates. Rising mortgage rates will increase the cost of purchasing investment properties.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Focus on Quality Helps Public Storage Maintain Occupancy

    Public Storage (PSA) puts a great deal of focus on the development and redevelopment of its existing facilities. Recently, there’s been a trend of rising rent for self-storage facilities.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Public Storage Is Expected to Ride High on Robust Revenue Growth

    Macroeconomic factors such as high rent and demographic changes have resulted in high demand for self-storage facilities.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    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.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Prologis on the Street: How Analysts See PLD Stock

    The analysts covering Prologis have assigned the stock a mean price target of $57.8, which is the same as its current price level.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Understanding Prologis’s Multiples Next to Those of Peers

    Prologis’s price-to-FFO multiple is now 20.95x, which means that it has been returning consistent capital value and reliable dividend yields to investors.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Prologis’s Health by Leverage

    In order to qualify as an REIT (real estate investment trust), companies like Prologis (PLD) have to pay almost 90% of their taxable income as dividends.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Inside Prologis’s Relationship with Its Shareholders

    Commerical REITs (real estate investment trusts) have to pay at least 90% of their taxable income as dividends or share buybacks.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Prologis, Rising Interest Rates, and President Trump: Curses, or Blessings in Disguise?

    Rising optimism in US markets bodes well for commercial REITs like Prologis, Duke Realty, Kilroy Realty, and Boston Properties.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Prologis’s Business Model Promises Consistent Profitability

    Prologis is expected to achieve a growth rate of 6%, 5.8%, 9.1% and 8.7%, respectively, in AFFO (adjusted funds from operations) over the next four quarters.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Look to REITs for Opportunities?

    HEDGING AGAINST INFLATION  Property stocks and REITs have often been viewed as inflation hedges because expected inflation will affect prices of real estate, and rental income tends to rise along with generalized inflation. However, other factors may mitigate the impact of inflationary forces. Some of these additional factors may include real estate supply and demand […]

    By Michael Orzano
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    The Evolution of the REIT

    The Evolution of REITs  The basic concept of REITs originated with the business trusts that were formed in Massachusetts in the mid-19th century, when the wealth created by the industrial revolution led to a demand for real estate investment. The first REIT was set up in 1961, but it took several decades before REITs were […]

    By Michael Orzano
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Look to the REIT Sector for Opportunities?

    Not only do REITs (RWR)(ICF) help diversify a portfolio, but they also bolster portfolio income with their steady dividends and their long-term capital appreciation.

    By Michael Orzano
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    The Evolution of REITs

    The REITs (IYR) sector has shown phenomenal growth over the years. In the past five decades, REITs have grown to a market cap of nearly $1 trillion.

    By Michael Orzano
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    Earnings Report

    General Growth Properties’ Revenue Fell in 4Q15

    Minimum rent contributed to 60.1% of General Growth Properties’ total revenue in 4Q15.

    By Peter Barnes
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    Earnings Report

    SPG’s 4Q15 Operating Metrics: Occupancy under Pressure

    Simon Property Group (SPG) had 179 properties under US malls and premium outlets as of the end of 4Q15 compared to 177 as of the end of 4Q14.

    By Peter Barnes
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How Much Money Are You Spending on Rent?

    Rent is rising fast while pay raises have been very modest, which is a very difficult situation for median-income households.

    By Peter Barnes
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Rent Is Going through the Roof

    As more and more people seek apartments, rent has also been rising rapidly. In fact, rent has been rising faster than the overall cost of living in the US.

    By Peter Barnes
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    What Are the Factors Driving Housing Affordability?

    Housing affordability took a beating in July 2015 after reaching its high in January 2013. The higher ratio of the home affordability index signifies relatively higher home affordability to buyers.

    By Peter Barnes
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    Earnings Report

    Simon Property’s EBITDA Margin Likely to Improve in 4Q15

    Wall Street analysts expect Simon Property’s EBITDA to be $1.1 billion in 4Q15 compared to $967.4 million in 4Q14. That would be a growth of 15.4%.

    By Peter Barnes
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Home Prices are Rising, but Not Home Sales—Why?

    A home is usually the most expensive asset that consumers can hold, and owning a home is among their lifetime goals. The question arises—why can’t more people own a house despite the availability of so many properties in the market?

    By Peter Barnes
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Specialized REITs: Value Drivers

    Specialized REITs and residential REITs within IYR generated positive returns of 0.2% and 9%, respectively, on a yearly basis.

    By Steve Sage
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Specialized REITs: The Unsung Heroes

    With the growing economy and global investment horizons, investments have shifted beyond the traditional options to specialized REITs.

    By Steve Sage
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    An Overview of the Wireless Tower Industry

    Industry profitability has increased mainly due to improved pricing of wireless service contracts and the strengthening of infrastructure investments.

    By Steve Sage
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Impact of Consumer Spending on Retail REITs

    Consumer spending and the overall health of the economy are the main drivers of retail REITs. The Fed’s decision to increase the interest rate could have a positive or negative impact on spending.

    By Steve Sage
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    The Lowdown on Boston Properties’ High EV-to-EBITDA: Investor Takeaways

    Boston Properties’ EV-to-EBITDA ratio shows that it is in line with its historical valuation, with an EV-to-EBITDA ratio of around 19.9x as of November 27.

    By Peter Barnes
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Kilroy Realty Corporation: What Does it Do?

    Kilroy Realty Corporation (KRC) was founded in 1996 by John B. Kilroy Jr.

    By Peter Barnes
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Property Development Matters So Much to Boston Properties

    Boston Properties believes in generating consistent earnings growth and value creation over the coming years through existing and new property development.

    By Peter Barnes
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    A Comparative Analysis of ICF’s Market Performance

    ICF tracks the performance of the realty subsector through the average performances of its holdings.

    By Ivan Kading
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