way that some other property types are not. And then you can also fold in, say, the health - care REIT operators: [TICKER: HCN ] Health Care REIT ( HCN ) is one of my favorites. I've also been looking at [TICKER:VTR] Ventas (VTR
By Brad Thomas : When I see pumpkins on every street corner that means it's getting closer to the time to either be a spook or to get spooked. I'm reminded of all of the pumpkin propaganda regularly and I even opened up an article last week written by an aspiring business journalist (at the ...
By Charles Lewis Sizemore, CFA : The Baby Boomers are going to need a new place to crash. The largest generation in U.S. history is entering retirement en masse, and as things stand now America lacks the senior housing inventory to accommodate them. 10,000 Baby Boomers turn 65 every day, and over
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By Brad Thomas : REIT indexes closed essentially flat yesterday while the broader markets posted small gains as the Federal Open Market Committee (or FOMC) indicated that it would further reduce QE purchases by $10 billion. While REIT investors have been fearful of sudden interest rate shocks, a ...
By John Rhodes : I'm a huge fan of combining simple ideas to get better-than-average results. It's why ideas like diversification (and concentration), margin of safety, economic moats and dividend growth investing appeal to me. Combine simple ideas like this together and you have the potential for
By David White : Health Care REIT Inc. (NYSE: HCN ) is a real estate investment trust ..... barrier to entry metropolitan markets. HCN partners with leading operators for ..... It has a $31B enterprise value . HCN maintains a conservative balance
By Brad Thomas : In August 2013 I decided that it was time for me to "put my money where my mouth is" and so I started buying REIT shares. Having "one foot in" and "one foot out" was becomingly an increasingly difficult task and so I got out my checkbook and started playing the game with real ...
Barron's published a positive article on health - care REIT Ventas, which traded recently at ..... points, the average return for HCP, Health Care REIT , and Ventas was negative 2.78 percentage ..... resulted in similarly negative returns on health - care REIT shares, and we think a rising interest
By Brad Thomas : Sarah Morgan Bryan Piatt explained the fall season: It is the summer's great last heat, It is the fall's first chill: They meet. Yesterday Mr. Market decided that the REIT market was getting a little overheated so he decided to cast a chill on REIT shares. US REIT indexes ended the