|Last Price$30.23||Day Change (%)1.89%|
|Open Price$29.85||Day Change ($)0.56|
|Day Range29.63–30.25||52-Week Range29.46–37.26|
As of Fri 2/12/2016 5:38:00 PM | USD
We prefer REITs with reasonable leverage, moaty assets, demonstrated historical success across economic cycles, identifiable growth drivers, and reasonable margins of safety.
Rising interest rates can be a valuation headwind for the REIT sector, but some REITs are better positioned than others, says Morningstar's Todd Lukasik.
Though many long for faster economic growth, the current environment has actually been very good for landlords--but higher rates could still sting.
Our favorites can do well even with potentially higher interest rates.
REIT prices reset with rising interest rates.
The macro environment remains favorable toward REITs, but valuations generally appear stretched.