Industry News


Commercial Real Estate Industry Expert, Tony Nichols, Joins Workspace Property Trust As Senior Vice President

22h prnewswire
PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Workspace Property Trust (WPT) welcomes industry expert, Tony Nichols, to their executive team as Senior Vice President. Nichols brings with him years of fundamental knowledge in asset management, development and leasing. He joins Workspace Property Trust from Liberty Property Trust where he held the position of Vice President & Market Officer for suburban Philadelphia.

1
share
Six Dividend Growth Stocks Raising Dividends Like Clockwork

22h valuewalk
There were several companies over the past week, which raised dividends to shareholders. I isolated six of those companies, which have managed to increase dividends for at least a decade.

Barclays sees large-cap REITs outperforming this year

23h seekingalpha
Given less demand for lower-quality assets and potential appeal as a defensive sector, analyst Ross Smotrich - neutral on the overall REIT sector - sees potential outperformance for large-cap names.

How To Build An Income-Producing Portfolio

23h seekingalpha
To find out how to build an income producing portfolio in a low return world I examined portfolio's of super investors in the income space.

AGNC Investment Corp.: 8% Preferred Yield

23h seekingalpha
They offer income investors a safe yield and lower volatility than the mortgage REIT's common shares.

Four Favorite Stocks For All Seasons

23h seekingalpha
Certain companies have unique characteristics that make them well positioned for strong performance in the long run.

Leveraged ETNs Are Still Attractive With Yields As High As 22.9%

23h seekingalpha
MORL now has a yield of 22.9% on a annualized compounded basis based on my projected February 2017 monthly divided.

3 Stocks Offering Yields To Help Retirees Pay Current Bills

2017-01-23 seekingalpha
GSK is a Pharmaceutical firm offering a 5% yield with the possibility of capital gains going forward.

Energy Stocks Power Contender Dividend Dogs To January Gains

2017-01-23 seekingalpha
Ten top Dividend Contenders (10-24 annual dividend raises) yields (WPC; TCP; HEP; VGR; OHI; BPL; OHI; APU; GEL; SXL; EEP) averaged 7.5%. These charged as Dow dogs retreated into 2017.

Can High Yielding Mortgage REITs Continue to Perform? Latest Reports on Chimera and Two Harbors

2017-01-23 accesswire
NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / January 23, 2017 / High yielding mortgage REITs have outperformed the broader markets so far in 2017. The iShares Mortgage Real Estate Capped ETF has gained approximately 2.35 percent year-to-date, compared to a gains of 1.45 percent for the S&P 500 and 0.33 percent for the Dow Jones Industrial Average. But one of the major concerns for the industry is the possibilities of multiple rate hikes in 2017.

Update in Lawsuit for Investors in Resource Capital Corp. (NYSE: RSO) Announced by Shareholders Foundation

2017-01-23 accesswire
SAN DIEGO, CA / ACCESSWIRE / January 23, 2017 / The Shareholders Foundation, Inc. announces that a lawsuit is pending for certain investors in shares of Resource Capital Corp. (NYSE: RSO) in New York over alleged Securities Laws Violations by Resource Capital.

Total Convinction: MGX Minerals Forms PetroLithium to Expand into the US Oilfield Brine Markets

2017-01-23 accesswire
ZURICH, SWITZERLAND / ACCESSWIRE / January 23, 2017 / Canada's largest lithium brine permit holder, MGX Minerals Inc. (CSE: XMG), today announced the formation of PetroLithium Corp. of America with the mandate of acquiring oil field lithium assets (including brine, oil wells, and existing oil and gas infrastructure) for the purpose of producing lithium carbonate and other valuable minerals from oilfield brine.

Prologis (PLD) Q4 Earnings: What's in Store this Season?

2017-01-23 zacks
Prologis, Inc. (PLD - Free Report) is slated to report fourth-quarter 2016 earnings on Jan 24, before the opening bell. Last quarter, this industrial real estate investment trust (REIT) came up with better-than-expected funds from operations (FFO) per share figure backed by growth in revenues. Prologis has indeed been a steady performer, delivering a positive surprise in each of the past four trailing quarters, with an average beat of 3.

3 Reasons Welltower Stock Could Fall

2017-01-23 fool
I've written before about why healthcare real estate could be a fantastic long-term investment, and why industry-leading healthcare REIT Welltower (NYSE:HCN) is an excellent way to invest. However, no stock that is capable of average total returns over 15% is without risk, and Welltower is certainly not an exception. With that in mind, here are three reasons why Welltower stock could fall.

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Ally, IBM, MetLife, Qualcomm, Verizon, Williams, Incyte and Many More

2017-01-23 247wallst
Stocks have pulled back off their highs from the end of 2016 and that Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) 20,000 mark remains elusive. The major market indexes were indicated a tad lower on Monday, and the path to DJIA 21,422 in late 2017 or early 2018 remains possible. Investors have proven over and over that they want to keep buying any real pullback. The fact that this bull market is now almost eight years old now and that valuations remain high has not mattered.

2
shares
BRIEF-Condor hospitality trust to acquire four Home2 suites by Hilton hotels

2017-01-23 reuters
* Condor Hospitality Trust Inc- has executed an agreement to purchase a portfolio of four Home2 suites hotels for $73.8 million

How These REIT Stocks are Faring? -- Colony Starwood, Drive Shack, Global Net Lease, and Ladder Capital

2017-01-23 prnewswire
On Friday, January 20, 2017, the NASDAQ Composite, the Dow Jones Industrial Average, and the S&P 500 edged higher at the closing bell, ending the week on a positive note. Seven out of nine sectors ended Friday's trading session in bullish territories. Taking into consideration last Friday's market sentiment, Stock-Callers.com assessed the following REIT - Diversified equities this morning: Colony Starwood Homes (NYSE: SFR), Drive Shack Inc.

SL Green (SLG) to Report Q4 Earnings: What's in the Cards?

2017-01-23 zacks
SL Green Realty Corp. (SLG - Free Report) is slated to report fourth quarter and 2016 results on Wednesday, Jan 25, after the market closes. Last quarter, this real estate investment trust (“REIT”) had delivered a positive surprise of 8%. In fact, SL Green beat estimates in all of the four trailing quarters, with a positive average earnings surprise of 7%. The Zacks Consensus Estimate for fourth-quarter funds from operations (“FFO”) per share is currently pegged at $1.

Kimco Realty Signs New Retail Leases at Suburban Square

2017-01-23 zacks
Kimco Realty Corporation (KIM - Free Report) , the New Hyde Park, NY-based retail real estate investment trust (“REIT”) has inked four retail leases comprising 94,100 square feet at Suburban Square in Ardmore, PA. With this, the REIT has started the next phase of its $70 million repositioning of Suburban Square. Kimco along with its subsidiaries is one of the major owners and operators of neighborhood and community shopping centers in the U.

That's Right, I'm Recommending A REIT Yielding 10.8%

2017-01-23 seekingalpha
When a company is paying a dividend beyond its earning power it is essentially eroding capital and shares could become worthless.

Can Whitestone REIT Deliver More Than Just Monthly Income?

2017-01-23 seekingalpha
Now that Donald Trump is in officially office, there is continued optimism that certain sectors will perform better than others.

V.F. Corp. Leads Champion Dividend Dog New Year Gains

2017-01-23 seekingalpha
Dividend Champion (25+ annual dividend hikes) top ten net gainers were: ORI; MCD; TROW; WMT; JNJ; CVX; KO; PEP; TGT; VFC. Yes, a consumer cyclical led 1/18/17.

40 Cursed Safe Top Yield DiviDogs Of 1/13/17

2017-01-23 seekingalpha
A quest for outstanding underdog stocks had me peruse "Y Ratings." This set of instant curses or blessings declare every YChart equity listing "Avoid" or "Neutral" or "Attractive.".

mREIT Preferreds - No Fluff Weekly Recap - January 20, 2017

2017-01-23 seekingalpha
Once again, it is time for the "no fluff" weekly mREIT preferred recap. Feedback thus far has been decent, and I am trying to accommodate suggestions where possible.

Is The Preferred Stock Universe Expanding Or Contracting?

2017-01-23 seekingalpha
Preferred stocks are often called "perpetual," meaning that they are not called even if they could be -- therefore the universe is expanding.