|Bid||78.87 x 1800|
|Ask||78.88 x 800|
|Day's Range||78.69 - 79.38|
|52 Week Range||71.08 - 84.55|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||7.09|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||0.67|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.12%|
Despite the mostly negative news coming from the real estate sector, VNQ has been tracking higher than the S&P 500 as of late. A combination of rising interest rates and low home affordability dented the housing market for much of 2018. Rising in conjunction with mortgage rates are home prices, putting prospective buyers out of reach.
New home sales fell 18 percent during the month of December compared with December 2017, according to data compiled by John Burns Real Estate Consulting, a California-based housing research and analytics firm. Official government data wasn't available due to the ongoing shutdown, which is 21 days old. Four interest rate hikes in 2018 certainly had a hand in the sales slump.
Amid rising U.S. interest rates, rate-sensitive real estate investment trusts (REITs) and the related exchange traded funds are struggling this year. The Vanguard Real Estate ETF (NYSEArca: VNQ), the largest ...
Amid rising interest rates in the United States, rate-sensitive real estate stocks are languishing. The Vanguard MSCI U.S. REIT ETF (NYSE: VNQ), the largest exchange traded fund tracking the real estate sector, is down nearly 7 percent this year. International real estate investment trusts are not providing shelter from the storm.
The following is our latest Fund Analyst Report for DFA Real Estate Securities DFREX . DFA Real Estate Securities is one of the lowest-cost options in the real estate Morningstar Category. It offers a broad market-cap-weighted portfolio that effectively diversifies risk and promotes low turnover.
When taking into account the challenges presented by the Federal Reserve's interest rate tightening cycle, the real estate sector and the related exchange traded funds have been alright in 2018. The Vanguard ...
As the new year approaches, a lot of people make financial resolutions, most of which include something along the lines of building a better core portfolio. Although it sounds difficult, exchange-traded funds can help you accomplish this without too much extra thought. Your core could the most important piece of your investment puzzle, and picking the right ETFs to buy will make finding this vital piece a much easier task as we head into the new year.
Real estate investment trust JBG Smith has seen a rally off the reports that Amazon is closing in on naming Northern Virginia's Crystal City as the winning location of its second headquarters.
When the composition of an index changes, ETFs that track it must adjust their holdings. Such an index change can have significant consequences for investors.
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 volatility, an optimization process determines the weight to these segments with the goal of creating a portfolio with maximum diversification while reducing risk. ...
The U.S. economy is firing on all cylinders, which is generally good news for investors. The U.S. unemployment rate is at its lowest level in four decades at 3.7 percent. While that low unemployment rate is great news for American workers, it’s not necessarily great news for U.S. companies looking to grow their businesses.
In a period of low interest rates, real estate investment trusts (REITs) – a securitized portfolio of properties – offer the great income potential of real estate combined with the liquidity of stocks.
Investments are inherently risky - real estate in particular. The subprime mortgage crisis was barely a decade ago and it played a large role in a devastating recession. Is real estate a good investment today?
The housing market is already feeling the pangs of rising interest rates crimping homebuyer enthusiasm to take on financing to purchase real estate, but these three ETFs are defying the wave of rate hikes ...
It is not surprising that, broadly speaking, real estate investment trusts (REITs) and the related exchange traded funds (ETFs) are lagging the broader market this year. REIT ETFs are historically sensitive to rising interest rates and the Federal Reserve is doing just that: hiking rates.
MORRIS: 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. It’s another way, in a sense, for investors, by keeping those profits through the cycle, they can actually compound their money in a slightly different way as opposed to a buy-and-hold strategy for long periods of time. In some ways this is kind of a marriage of our fundamental investing, long-only investing heritage, particularly in emerging markets and global markets and natural resources.
Labor Day, the first Monday of September that pays homage to the creation of the labor movement and tips a hat to all American workers, will see a flurry of activity from traveling, rising gas prices, ...