Alex Pettee, CFA
Real Estate Daily Recap: Strong Day for REITs and Homebuilders As 10-Year Retreats Below 2.0%
After finishing lower by 0.2% yesterday following the worst week for REITs of 2019, the Hoya Capital US REIT Index finished the day higher by 1.7%, rallying throughout the day following weaker-than-expected global economic data over the last day. The storage, healthcare, and cell tower REIT sectors were the relative outperformers while the hotel, office, and student housing REIT sectors were the relative laggards. The S&P 500 finished up by 0.3% while the Nasdaq finished higher by 0.4%. The 10-Year yield finished the day lower by 6 basis points, closing the day below 2.0%, near the lowest level in more than 3 years.
The Hoya Capital US Housing Index finished the day higher by 0.6% with five of the eight housing sectors finishing in positive territory. The Housing Industry was led by the Residential REIT and Homebuilding sectors. HCP, Welltower, Public Storage, CubeSmart, and Tri Pointe each finished higher by at least 2.5% on the day.
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