|Bid||14.20 x 800|
|Ask||0.00 x 800|
|Day's Range||63.84 - 64.53|
|52 Week Range||53.83 - 65.90|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.48%|
For real estate mutual funds and exchange-traded funds (ETFs), the 2018 story, to this point, is split into two chapters. Amid expectations for rising interest rates, which came to pass, rate-sensitive real estate ETFs and mutual funds slumped in the first several months of 2018.
The demand for self-storage facilities is on the rise. Citing a report by IBISWorld, Investment Bank reported that revenues of the self-storage industry are anticipated to grow 2.9% annually and reach $32.6 billion by 2020, from $30 billion at the end of 2017.
Equity Residential (EQR) always looks for opportunities to enhance shareholder wealth through its reinvestment strategies. It not only acquires or develops a property to earn rental income throughout the lifetime of the asset but also looks for options to take advantage of value appreciation in its properties and reinvest unleashed capital in more lucrative opportunities.
Equity Residential’s (EQR) second-quarter top line beat Wall Street estimates and marked a YoY (year-over-year) improvement, mainly driven by increased same-store revenues. Its same-store revenues, which include 72,629 apartment units, rose 2.2% YoY to $599.6 million.
On July 25, Equity Residential (EQR) posted FFO (funds from operations) of $0.81 for Q2 2018, beating Wall Street’s expectations by a penny and exceeding the mid-point of management’s guidance of $0.77–$0.81. That marked an improvement of $0.04 (or 5.2%) from FFO of $0.77 in Q2 2017. Increased rentals, higher occupancy rates, and upside margins benefited its second-quarter bottom-line results.
Extra Space Storage (EXR) is set to report its second-quarter results on July 31. Analysts expect its second-quarter AFFO (adjusted funds from operations) to rise 5.5% YoY (year-over-year) to $1.15 due to strong demand in the self-storage space and Extra Space’s strategic initiatives enhancing traffic and driving occupancy rates.
Ventas (VTR) is slated to report its second-quarter results on July 27. Wall Street expects its results to be mixed, with revenue rising 1.6% YoY (year-over-year) to $910.2 million and AFFO (adjusted funds from operations) per share falling 2.9%. The segment is struggling with market oversupply, which is impacting its pricing power, average occupancy rate, and monthly REVPOR (revenue per occupied room).
The National Association of Home Builders (or NAHB) is an association of 700 state and local associations of home builders (REM), and real-estate sales and marketing professionals, and re-modelers. The NAHBA conducts a monthly survey of its members and constructs the housing market index (or HMI) based on the results of the survey. The survey asks respondents to rate the current conditions and expected conditions in the next six months as “good,” “fair,” or “poor.” The survey mostly relates to the single-family housing (ITB) market.
Yield hunters typically dump real estate investment trusts and sector-related exchange traded funds when interest rates rise, but REITs may do well in a growing economic environment that is also comes ...
The National Association of Home Builders (or NAHB) is an association of 700 state and local associations of homebuilders (REM), real estate sales and marketing professionals, and remodelers. The NAHB conducts a monthly survey of its members, and based on this survey, the association publishes a report that includes the housing market index (or HMI). The survey asks respondents to rate the current conditions and expected conditions in the next six months as “good,” “fair,” or “poor” and mostly relates to the single-family housing (ITB) market.
Real estate is an attractive investment category — and also a risky one. Owning physical real estate can provide attractive returns, but a lot can go wrong: tenants can leave in the middle of the night, pipes can burst and markets can change without warning.
The Institute of Supply Management (or ISM) releases a monthly report on economic activity in the non-manufacturing sector or the services sector. This report has a similar format as the manufacturing sector report and is prepared by conducting a survey of purchasing and supply executives in these sectors. In March, the service sector continued to grow but at a slower pace.
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.