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  • Alex Pettee, CFA

REITs Pull-Back | Dividend Cuts | Strong Housing Demand

Daily Recap

  • U.S. equity markets snapped a three-day winning streak on continued concerns of a "second wave" of the pandemic, concern that were partially offset by further evidence of an emerging economic rebound.

  • Following a gain of 1.9% yesterday, the S&P 500 declined by 0.4% on the day while the Dow Jones Industrial Average dipped 170 points following yesterday's 527 point rally.

  • After gaining 2.0% yesterday, the broad-based Equity REIT ETFs declined by 1.5% today with 15 of 18 property sectors in negative territory while Mortgage REITs declined by 1.5%.

  • Prison REITs led the declines today after CoreCivic announced a suspension of their dividend, becoming the 55 equity REIT to suspend or cut dividends since the start of the pandemic.

  • V-Shaped Housing Recovery? The Mortgage Bankers Association reported that mortgage applications to purchase a home rose for the 9th straight week to an 11-year high and are now 21% higher from the same week last year.

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