By Efficient Alpha : Shares of HCP Incorporated (NYSE: HCP ) have underperformed the Vanguard REIT Fund (NYSEARCA: VNQ ) over the last year on slowing dividend growth and fear of oversupply in the senior housing market. Despite possible near-term weakness, the shares are attractively priced and one
matures in October 2018 and can be extended for another year at the company's option. The revolver bears an interest rate of Libor plus 105 bps, with an annual facility fee of 20 bps. Source: Press Release HCN -0.75% Post your comment!
By Brad Thomas : In an article earlier this week, I listed a few common mistakes that investors often overlook when deciphering earnings reports. One of those is interpreting the actual headlines such that the investor is able to put all of the puzzle pieces and form an accurate picture of a ...
Started at Neutral are Aimco (NYSE: AIV ), AvalonBay (NYSE: AVB ), Equity Residential (NYSE: EQR ), Health Care REIT (NYSE: HCN ), Brandywine Realty (NYSE: BDN ), and Parkway Properties (NYSE: PKY ). Post your comment!
By Brad Thomas : A few days ago someone commented on an article that "the words 'blue chip' refer to stocks on the Dow" and while that may have been the case before my time, the generally accepted definition of a blue-chip is summed up by Investopedia as: A nationally recognized, well-established
By Bram de Haas : HCP, Inc. is a real estate investment trust (REIT) that invests in healthcare real estate in the United States. The company is looking across borders recently but even if it makes a few investments it will remain predominantly a U.S. centric company. HCP allocated its capital ...
from Attractive. Alongside the sector cut, the team downgrades Omega Healthcare Investors ( OHI ) to Neutral. It's off 1% premarket. Among the other names in the sector: HCN , HCP , MPW , HTA , SNH , VTR , LTC , AVIV . Post your comment!
By Brad Thomas : Recently MLV & Company initiated coverage on several smaller Health Care REITs. The five new REITs added to MLV's equity research group consists of Aviv REIT ( AVIV ), BioMed Realty ( BMR ), LTC Properties ( LTC ), Physicians Realty ( DOC ), and Sabra Health Care ( SBRA ). MLV's ...
initiated at Hold with $23 PT, with Morgan saying the valuation reflects the near-term positives. Smaller player Sabra Health Care REIT ( SBRA +1.1% ) rates a Buy with $31 PT, with Morgan noting a $60M investment for this company gets the same bang
By Nicholas Slosky : The second quarter was good to the portfolio. There was a decent increase in portfolio value helped by dividends and deposits. Most of my important metrics were up such as Yield on Cost, Portfolio Yield, and actual and expected dividends. These all bode well for my income-based