1. Analyst Initiates Coverage On 8 Mortgage REITs

    By Ethan Roberts When analysts initiate coverage on a stock, it means they will begin to provide research on it and make investment recommendations for it for the first time. It typically leads to an increase in trading volume and interest among investors. It can help shares of th
  2. Merger Madness Among REITs Heats Up This Summer

    By Ethan Roberts Over the past few months, the real estate investment trust ( REIT ) sector has experienced a great deal of merger and acquisition (M&A) activity. The M&A deals are motivated by various reasons, such as to expand market share, diversify products or services, increase
  3. Ellington Financial Buys Two Mortgage REITs Within Two Months

    By Ethan Roberts Mergers on Wall Street have a way of creating substantial volatility. Usually, the company that makes the acquisition immediately loses a few points, while the company that is acquired skyrockets because of the price premium it receives on the deal. Investors who
  4. The Best-Performing REITs Of The First Half Of 2023

    By Ethan Roberts As the first half of 2023 comes to an end, it’s been a clearly challenging time for stocks, and real estate investment trusts (REITs) in particular, with Federal Reserve rate hikes and hints of recession to come. More than half of all REITs have had negative total