Schwab US REIT ETF™
What’s behind CapitaLand’s Economic Moat
CapitaLand Commercial Trust (CCT SP) is a Singapore based real estate investment trust (REIT) that owns 10 office properties in the city’s central business district (CBD).
How to Invest in General Growth Properties through ETFs
General Growth Properties has a market cap of $22.1 billion, is part of S&P 500 index, and sees allocation in the major REIT-specific ETFs like ICF.
Are Real Assets in the Goldilocks Zone?
According to the IMF (International Monetary Fund), the world economy grew 3.8% in 2017, the fastest since 2011.
Expansion, Development Initiatives to Drive SPG’s Income
Analysts expect Simon Property Group (SPG) to report net operating income (or NOI) of $1.07 billion in the second quarter.
Strategic Allocation to Real Assets Could Boost Portfolio Returns
Building on a legacy in the real asset space, VanEck is soon to debut a new fund, ticker RAAX.
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.
Host Hotels & Resorts’ Dividend Yield over the Years
Revenue and earnings Host Hotels & Resorts (HST), a hotel REIT, is involved in the possession and operation of US hotel properties. The company’s revenue was almost flat in 2015 and 2016, driven by rooms and food and beverages. Its operating costs and expenses rose 1%–2% in 2015 and 2016., while its interest expenses fell 32% […]
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 […]
REITs Explained: Qualifications and Types of REITs
To qualify as a REIT, a company must have most of its assets and income tied to real estate investment and must pay out almost all of its taxable income to shareholders in the form of dividends. In the U.S., a REIT must meet the following four requirements. The REIT must distribute at least 90% […]
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.
REIT Explained: Qualifications and Types of REITs
Let’s talk about the two main types of REITs (ICF)—equity REITs and mortgage REITs.
Digital Realty Reports Mixed Quarterly Results for 3Q15
Digital Realty’s (DLR) stock has had its ups and downs in 2015. After the 3Q15 earnings report, DLR fell by 0.94% to close at $71.85 per share on October 29, 2015.
How Does Digital Realty Compare to Its Peers?
Digital Realty has outperformed its ETFs based on PBV ratio.The PBV ratios of Digital Realty, ICF, SCHH, and FTY are 3.5x, 2.5x, 2.4x, and 2.4x, respectively.
What Are the Major Brands of AvalonBay Communities?
AvalonBay Communities’ brands focus on consumer preference as well as location and price. They help differentiate its apartments from the competition.
General Growth Properties’ Essential Cost Structure Breakdown
GGP’s consolidated cost was $1.59 billion in 2014, a 3.1% decline over 2013. Depreciation and amortization made up 44.4% of total cost structure in 2014.
General Growth Properties’ Plans to Increase Shareholder Returns
General Growth Properties has a long-term strategy to provide shareholders with competitive, risk-adjusted returns of dividend and share-price appreciation.
General Growth Properties’ Key Business Segments
General Growth Properties focuses on owning, managing, leasing, and redeveloping high-quality, Class A US regional malls and retail properties.