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  • The Great American Deleveraging: Fact or Myth?
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    The Great American Deleveraging: Fact or Myth?

    The great American deleveraging has largely been limited to the financial sector (XLF) (IYF). Non-financial debt is still much higher than historical averages.

    By Russ Koesterich, CFA
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why the Gloomy GDP Estimate Is Not Cause for Panic

    There are several reasons why the gloomy GDP estimate is not cause for panic. The slowdown in GDP growth seems to be a temporary setback.

    By Jeffrey Rosenberg
  • Financials

    Major central banks are now diverging in their monetary policies

    Major central banks are now diverging in their monetary policies, a dynamic we saw vividly on display last week with the Federal Reserve ending its quantitative easing (or QE) program, while Japan expanded its version of QE.

    By Russ Koesterich, CFA
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    Earnings Report

    How Equity Residential Improved Its Balance Sheet in 2Q17

    During 2Q17, Equity Residential (EQR) reported higher-than-expected top-line and bottom-line results backed by robust rent growth and occupancy levels.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    GGP and Other Retail REITs Struggle to Exist in Digital Era

    During 1Q17, General Growth Properties’ (GGP) occupancy rate (same-store leased percentage) fell to 95.9% from 96.6% in 1Q16.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Fund Managers

    ARCP’s Cole Capital acquisition ended due to accounting issue

    In November, RCS Capital terminated a $700 million deal to acquire Cole Capital from ARCP.

    By Samantha Nielson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Does GGP Manage Its Balance Sheet?

    GGP reached a debt-to-equity ratio 2.2x in 2014, its highest in the last five years.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Understanding Equity Residential’s Business Segments

    In 1Q17, Southern California comprised 25% of Equity Residential’s (EQR) total revenues, 19% of its total revenues came from Washington, D.C., and New York comprised 21% of its total revenues.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Real Estate

    Why rising asset prices are driving consumer confidence higher

    The CCI is one of the oldest consumer surveys, originally started as a mail-in survey in 1967. It asks respondents whether certain conditions are positive, negative, or neutral.

    By Brent Nyitray, CFA, MBA
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Looking for Dividends? Stay Away from the Utilities and REITs

    What makes the utilities unattractive is the fact that interest rates will likely be rising soon. The utilities require a huge amount of infrastructure.

    By BlackRock
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    Healthcare

    REITs 101: Understanding this Investment Vehicle

    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.

    By Michael Orzano
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Healthcare Trust of America’s Balance Sheet

    In 2017, Healthcare Trust of America (HTA) had total leverage of 29.9%.

    By Raina Brown
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    Miscellaneous

    Could the Plum Creek Timber-Weyerhaeuser Merger Get Competitive?

    In the Plum Creek Timber-Weyerhaeuser merger, Weyerhaeuser is paying about 7.4x trailing-12-month revenues and 25.4x trailing-12-month EBITDA.

    By Brent Nyitray, CFA, MBA
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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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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Your Best Bets For A Good Inflation Hedge Right Now

    Although inflation is low, it’s a good idea to have a small amount of inflation hedge in your portfolio. A small inflation hedge adds diversification.

    By Russ Koesterich, CFA
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Dividend Stocks Have Underperformed This Year

    Dividend stocks have underperformed this year so far. The dividend yield measures dividends payed by a company in the last 12 months relative to its share price.

    By Sanmit Amin
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    The must-know outlook for equities and bonds in 2014

    The Fed, in its latest announcement, has further reduced its bond buying program to $55 billion a month, signalling that the improvement in the economy is on track.

    By Mike Sonnenberg
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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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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How Zoning Regulations Impact City Development

    Zoning is the way that governments supervise land development and the kinds of uses each individual property may be directed toward for the public interest.

    By Peter Barnes
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Municipal Bonds Help You Care For Communities

    Municipal bond issuers are state-wide and local. They typically use the funds they accumulate through issuing bonds for infrastructure projects.

    By Peter Hayes
  • Financials

    Why you should invest in some of the 1,500 ETFs in the US

    In this series, we’ll introduce you to the concept of exchange-traded funds (or ETFs). You’ll find out about the types of ETFs and how they can help your portfolio.

    By Surbhi Jain
  • The Benefits of Real Asset Investing
    Real Insights

    The Benefits of Real Asset Investing

    In essence one of the things we have accomplished with these three products is to reduce the volatility inherent in all markets, and in particular very volatile markets like the real asset sectors.

    By VanEck
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    Miscellaneous

    Will Crude Oil Futures and S&P 500 Move in the Same Direction?

    February US crude oil (UWT) (USL) futures contracts rose 0.5% to $61.73 per barrel on January 8. Prices are near the highest level since December 2014.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Real Estate

    Simon Property Group faces competition from online retailers

    Simon Property Group is by far the biggest shopping center REIT in the U.S., with a market capitalization of $53 billion. The next biggest REITs are less than half Simon’s size.

    By Brent Nyitray, CFA, MBA
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    REITs 101: Understanding this Vehicle

    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 to real estate, which is generally an illiquid asset class, without sacrificing the liquidity benefits of listed equities. They also typically offer higher yields than […]

    By Michael Orzano
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Residential Sector: What Investors Should Know

    The residential REIT sector mainly includes apartments and manufactured housing. It’s one of the largest segments in the REIT industry.

    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
  • Financials

    The Fed ends its asset purchase program at the October FOMC meeting

    In December 2008, when the U.S. economy entered its dreadful recessionary phase, the Federal Reserve (or Fed) reduced the federal funds rate to nearly zero in order to stimulate household and business spending and support economic recovery.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Consumer

    Must-know: Does e-commerce mean the end of malls?

    General Growth CEO Sandeep Mathrani spent a lot of time on the conference call discussing the impact of e-commerce on his company (and mall REITs in general).

    By Brent Nyitray, CFA, MBA
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Innovation and Foreign Investment Drive Welltower’s Growth

    Welltower (HCN) has successfully set itself on a growth trajectory backed by strategic initiatives, aiding its steady top line growth.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why the Recent REIT Rebound Could Stretch a Little Further

    The real estate sector (VNQ) has been lagging in performance in 2018. It’s seen a year-to-date loss of 6%.

    By Ricky Cove
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Is Equity Residential Rewarding Its Investors?

    EQR announced a quarterly dividend of $0.50. The current dividend yield stands at 3.2%, and it has a payout ratio of 135.2% for 3Q17.

    By Raina Brown
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Rising Interest Rates Could Affect Equity Residential

    The Fed indicated that it could implement two more rate hikes in 2017. The market speculates one of the rate hikes could occur in June, and the other one is expected to occur around December 2017.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Earnings Report

    Why Equity Residential’s Top Line Soared in 2Q17

    Equity Residential’s (EQR) top line in 2Q17 surpassed both the year-ago results as well as management’s expectations backed by rent growth.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Fund Managers

    Why Elliott Management Might Be in Trouble

    Last week, Elliott Management filed its 13F for the first quarter of 2020. In the last quarter, the hedge fund’s AUM was worth around $73.15 billion.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Energy & Utilities

    Does Falling Gas Mean A Merry Christmas For Retailers?

    At the end of the day, consumers don’t start spending after recessions because they want to. They do it because they have to.

    By Brent Nyitray, CFA, MBA
  • Financials

    How close is the FOMC to achieving its dual mandate?

    We’ve talked about the dual mandate and factors constraining the Federal Reserve from achieving this mandate. Let’s now assess how close the Fed has come to achieving its macroeconomic objectives.

    By Surbhi Jain
  • Financials

    The implications of higher yields at the 10-year Treasury auction

    The ten-year Treasury (IEF) note auction is of great interest to stock and bond (BND) market participants. Ten-year Treasury yields are benchmarks for many interest rates, including mortgages (IYR)(VNQ) and equity risk premiums (QQQ).

    By Phalguni Soni
  • Financials

    Why income stocks may be risky

    There has been a shift to real estate (VNQ), utilities (XLU), and consumer staple (XLP) stocks in 2014 because investors are looking for equities with bond like characteristics that give them a higher income.

    By Russ Koesterich, CFA
  • Financials

    Must-know: Implications of inflation and the necessity of TIPS

    In order to eliminate inflation risk for investors, the U.S. Treasury introduced TIPS in 1997—TIPS protect the value of debt securities from eroding due to inflation.

    By Phalguni Soni
  • Real Estate

    The “Great Deleveraging” that never happened: The US debt problem

    For several years, media headlines have been filled with references to a mythical “deleveraging,” or a reduction in the level of U.S. debt. In reality, U.S. non-financial debt has increased.

    By Russ Koesterich, CFA
  • Financials

    Why Minneapolis Fed President Kocherlakota disagrees with the FOMC

    Narayana Kocherlakota is an American economist and the 12th and current president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Energy & Utilities

    Crude Oil Futures and Wall Street Extends the Rally

    US crude oil futures contracts for February delivery also rose 0.6% to $62.01 per barrel on January 4, 2018—the highest settlement since December 2014.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Earnings Report

    Equinix Continues to Enhance Shareholders’ Wealth

    On August 8, Equinix (EQIX) declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $2.28 per share for the third quarter.

    By Anirudha Bhagat
  • Are Real Assets in the Goldilocks Zone?
    Real Insights

    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.

    By VanEck
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    Earnings Report

    Equinix to Continue Rewarding Shareholders with Dividend Payments

    In 2015, 2016 and 2017, Equinix paid regular cash dividend per share of $6.76, $7.00 and $8.00, respectively.

    By Anirudha Bhagat
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    Earnings Report

    Where Equity Residential’s Expenses Are Heading

    Equity Residential’s (EQR) second-quarter operating expenses increased at a higher rate than the growth rate of same-store revenues.

    By Anirudha Bhagat
  • RAAX ETF: Capturing Real Benefits of Real Assets
    Real Insights

    RAAX ETF: Capturing Real Benefits of Real Assets

    RAAX’s allocation process provides exposure to segments with better returns profiles while managing overall portfolio risk.

    By VanEck
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    Real Insights

    RAAX Fund Uses Rules-based Approach for Optimum Allocation

    VanEck The VanEck Vectors Real Asset Allocation ETF (RAAX) uses a data-driven, rules-based process that leverages over 50 indicators (technical, macroeconomic and fundamental, commodity price, and sentiment) to allocate across 12 individual real asset segments in five broad real asset sectors. These objective indicators identify the segments with positive expected returns. Then, using correlation and […]

    By VanEck
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Will the Rollback of Dodd-Frank Help the Real Estate Sector?

    In a continued effort to deregulate the economy, President Donald Trump signed the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act.

    By Ricky Cove
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Forex Volatility Could Affect American Tower’s Operations

    While the US dollar was expected to gain from the growing economy and the rising interest rates, the recent tax cuts have flipped the scenario.

    By Audrey Miller
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    A Look into American Tower’s Major Revenue Drivers

    American Tower (AMT) owns and operates over 160,000 communications sites around the world.

    By Audrey Miller
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    Real Insights

    RAAX ETF Aims to Generate Long-term Total Returns

    Now that we understand why the macro environment is supportive, why don’t you tell us a little bit about the investment process?

    By VanEck
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    Real Estate

    RAAX: Key Focus Areas for Long-Term Considerations

    Now that we understand the investment process overall, can you give us a few example sectors and how they work?

    By VanEck
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    Real Insights

    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.

    By VanEck
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Non-Manufacturing Sector Grew for 98th Consecutive Month

    In March, the service sector continued to grow but at a slower pace.

    By Ricky Cove
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Analysts View HCP Inc. in Fiscal 2018

    Analysts gave HCP a mean price target of $26.59, implying a significant ~17.0% rise from its current level of $22.68.

    By Raina Brown
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    HCP’s Performance in Comparison to Its Peers

    HCP has a $2.0 billion credit facility with maturity in 2021, and the majority of its debt matures after 2019.

    By Raina Brown
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    HCP and Its Falling Shareholder Returns

    HCP has indicated that the recently enacted Tax Cut and Jobs Act could materially and adversely affect the company and its stockholders.

    By Raina Brown
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    HCP’s Portfolio Riding on Developments, Acquisitions, and More

    In 4Q17, HCP recorded an $84.0 million impairment on the debt investment and reduced the value to $105.0 million.

    By Raina Brown
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    HCP Inc.’s Expanding Medical Office Portfolio

    Rental revenues for HCP increased ~3.0% from $392.0 million in 2016 to $400.0 million in 2017.

    By Raina Brown
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Chart in Focus: HCP’s Life Science Portfolio

    Life Science is an 8.0 million square foot portfolio and represents ~25.0% of HCP’s NOI.

    By Raina Brown
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Healthcare Trust of America Maintains Its ‘Buy’ Rating in 2018

    Analysts gave HTA a mean price target of $33.38, implying a significant ~26.0% rise from its current level of $26.30.

    By Raina Brown
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    HCP Beats Funds from Operations, Misses on Revenues in 4Q17

    For 2017, HCP’s funds from operation stood at $1.95 per share, and its same-store cash NOI growth was 3.4%.

    By Raina Brown
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Healthcare Trust of America’s Performance in Comparison to Its Peers

    HTA has earnings per share of $0.33 and a PE (price-to-earnings) ratio of ~111.0x.

    By Raina Brown
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    HCP’s Cautious View for Its Senior Housing Portfolio in 2018

    HCP Inc. has a diversified senior housing portfolio, which has a balanced mix of triple net and SHOP (senior housing operating portfolio).

    By Raina Brown
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Healthcare Trust of America Rewards Its Investors

    HTA paid dividends of $1.17 in 2015, $1.19 in 2016, and $1.21 in 2017.

    By Raina Brown
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Healthcare Trust of America’s Strategic Rationale

    HTA has 3.4% combined pro forma same-store NOI growth, and its development assets are currently 86.0% pre-leased.

    By Raina Brown
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    HTA’s Portfolio Riding on Investments, Acquisitions, and More

    Healthcare Trust of America (HTA) completed investments of $2.7 billion in 2017, and 90% of these properties are in key strategic markets.

    By Raina Brown
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Healthcare Trust of America: Key Macro Drivers

    In 2015, US healthcare spending grew 5.8%, and health spending accounted for 17.8% of the nation’s GDP.

    By Raina Brown
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Healthcare Trust of America and Its Growth Story

    Healthcare Trust of America (HTA) has centers in more than 20 key markets in the US, covering 24 million square feet.

    By Raina Brown
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Welltower Is Rewarding Its Shareholders

    Welltower (HCN) announced a dividend of $0.87 per share for 3Q17 from the previous guidance $0.86 in 3Q16. The dividend yield stands at ~5.6%.

    By Raina Brown
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Welltower’s Efficiently Managed Debt and Balance Sheet

    Welltower (HCN) has kept its balance sheet in good shape. It has a cash balance of $236 million and $2.6 billion in credit line availability.

    By Raina Brown
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Welltower’s 3Q17 Performance and Outlook

    Welltower (HCN) increased its SSNOI (same-store net operating income) to 2.5%–3% from 2.25%–3%. This slight increase is due to strong seniors’ housing operating performance.

    By Raina Brown
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Does Equity Residential’s Balance Sheet Look?

    EQR reported higher revenues backed by strong growth in rental income.

    By Raina Brown
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Tax Plan, Interest Rates, and Other Factors Are Affecting EQR

    Since REITs are required to pay 90% of their income as dividends, the tax cuts might reduce their advantage in comparison to other corporations.

    By Raina Brown
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Equity Residential’s Strategic Properties Give It an Edge

    Equity Residential (EQR) has properties in Southern California, San Francisco, New York, Washington DC, Boston, and Seattle.

    By Raina Brown
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Do Wall Street Analysts Think of SPG?

    Analysts gave SPG a mean price target of $188.10, implying an ~16.0% rise from its current level of $162.26.

    By Raina Brown
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Key Drivers Contributing to SPG’s Evolution

    Simon Property Group’s capital expenditure increased ~15.0% in 2Q17 while it decreased ~1.2% in 3Q17.

    By Raina Brown
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Simon Property Group: Altering Strategies to Target Growth in 2018

    Simon Property Group (SPG) is expected to pay a dividend of $7.15 per share in 2017, an increase of 10.0%. Its portfolio valuation rose 3.9% for 3Q17 on a year-over-year basis.

    By Raina Brown
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    This ISM Index Hit a Lifetime High in October

    For October, service sector activity rose at a pace not seen since the inception of the report. The non-manufacturing index reached a lifetime high of 60.1.

    By Ricky Cove
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    Real Estate

    Why HCP’s Dividend Yield Is Moving South

    Revenue and earnings HCP (HCP) is a healthcare REIT specializing in US healthcare property investment. In 2016, the company’s revenue growth slowed to 10% from 19% in 2015. The growth was driven by its senior housing operating portfolio, life science segment, and medical office segment, and partially offset by its senior housing triple-net segment. Rental and […]

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    What Could Move the S&P 500 Index This Week?

    The S&P 500 Index (SPY) closed the week ending August 25 at 2,443.05 and rose 0.72%—compared to the close on August 11.

    By Ricky Cove
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Comparing the Valuations of 3 Leading Self-Storage REITs after 2Q17

    Public Storage (PSA) trades at an EV-to-EBITDA multiple of ~21.5x.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Overview of Self-Storage REITs’ Development Activities in 2Q17

    During 1H17, CubeSmart acquired two properties located in Maryland and California worth $21.9 million.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Did Industrial REITs Reward Shareholders in 2Q17?

    Real estate investment trusts have to distribute ~90% of their profits to investors in order to qualify as an REIT.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How 3 Key Industrial REITs Managed Expenses in 2Q17

    Industrial REITs (real estate investment trusts) fund their development and redevelopment properties through debt.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Commercial REITs Have Higher Debt-to-Equity Ratios

    GGP’s (GGP) debt-to-equity was 1.55x for 2Q17, which was higher than the industrial mean of 1.07x. As of 2Q17, GGP had $2.0 billion of liquidity.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Development Activities of Commercial REITs in 2Q17

    Simon Property Group (SPG) had 25 redevelopment expansion projects under construction as of 2Q17.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    The Top Lines for REITs Simon Property, GGP, and Vornado

    When we consider the top line performance of commercial REITs, we find that they have performed decently during the second quarter.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Earnings Report

    Welltower Compared to Other Industry Players after 2Q17

    Welltower’s current price-to-FFO multiple is 17.34x. It had higher-than-expected results in 2Q17 and has an optimistic outlook for fiscal 2017.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Does Wall Street Rate Welltower among Healthcare REITs?

    Welltower’s (HCN) expected performance in 2017 is reflected in analysts’ ratings for its stock. Analysts have given HCN a mean price target of $72.19.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Earnings Report

    Equity Residential’s Main Revenue Drivers in 2Q17

    Equity Residential (EQR) is expected to experience slightly lower margins, mainly due to the higher cost of debt.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Comparing Welltower to Its Industry Peers

    The price-to-FFO (funds from operations) multiple is the most popular method of valuing real estate investment trusts (or REIT) such as Welltower (HCN).

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Well Does Welltower Return Value to Its Shareholders?

    Healthcare REITs such as Welltower (HCN) have to pay at least 90% of their taxable incomes as shareholder returns in order to function as REITs.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Obamacare Has Affected Welltower and Healthcare REITs

    The new administration under President Donald Trump has taken a key step toward repealing the Affordable Health Care Act, more popularly known as Obamacare.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Will Welltower Maintain Its Business Momentum in the Future?

    Welltower’s (HCN) strategic presences in high-barrier and affluent markets help it to maintain its leadership in the healthcare infrastructure industry.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    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.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    GGP: A Rewarding Stock for Shareholders

    General Growth Properties (GGP) has been paying dividends to its shareholders consistently in every quarter since it raised its dividend 11.1% during 4Q16 to $0.22.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    GGP and Retail REITs: Malls Are Winning the Fight against Depletion

    President Trump doesn’t appear to be inclined to support a higher minimum wage for workers. This could help retail REITs control their operating expenses, boosting their margins.

    By Jennifer Mathews
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