SPDR Dow Jones REIT ETFFund
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- Volume 0.16 M
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- Assets $2,382.4M
- Expense Ratio 0.25%
- Yield 2.38%
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US Equity ETF
SPDR Dow Jones Reit ETF is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund's objective seeks to replicate as closely as possible before expenses the performance of the Wilshire REIT Index. The Fund will generally invest in all of the REITs comprising the Index in proportion to their weightings in the Index.
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04-26-2013 08:58 AM by Tom Lydon
Exchange traded funds tracking commercial real estate have outpaced the S&P 500 the past few years and more investors are gravitating to REIT ETFs for yield since interest rates are so low. Vanguard REIT ETF (NYSEArca: VNQ) has a three year annualized return of 16.1%, outp...
04-09-2013 07:24 AM by Tom Lydon
Alternative exchange traded fund strategies are garnering a greater following as investors look for options other than traditional beta-indexing products to diversify their portfolios. Alternative assets can be loosely defined as investments other than the traditional stocks, ...
03-20-2013 08:21 AM by Tom Lydon
ETFs tracking real estate investment trusts such as the Vanguard REIT Index (NYSEArca: VNQ) are a way for investors to participate in the recovering economy and property market, while earning some income. REITs tend to diversify better than an average real estate ETF. "Althoug...
12-18-2012 08:07 AM by Tom Lydon
While investors have jumped into real estate investment trusts and exchange traded funds to cash in on the attractive yields, REITs prices have edged higher, causing some to take pause from a valuation standpoint. The MSCI U.S. REIT Index has gained an average 19% per year ove...
11-06-2012 08:29 AM by Tom Lydon
Yield is the name of the game for exchange traded fund investors these days. Interest rates are low and many asset classes that usually supply a decent yield have gone lower, causing investors to seek income in unusual areas of the market. REITs, or real estate investment trusts,...
10-08-2012 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Income generating exchange traded funds are the hot spot in 2012. Investors have flocked to them in droves and bid up prices, but there are still pockets of the market that offer yield as interest rates remain grounded. "It is hard to find bargains in this market for dividend ...
08-17-2012 09:11 AM by Tom Lydon
ETF Spotlight on the SPDR SSgA Multi-Asset Real Return ETF (NYSEArca: RLY), part of an ongoing series. Assets: $7.5 million. Objective: The SPDR SSgA Multi-Asset Real Return Fund is an an actively managed ETF that tries to generate real return through capital appreciation a...
08-08-2012 07:05 AM by Tom Lydon
The housing market has stagnated for years after the subprime bust and financial crisis, but the sector, along with related exchange traded funds, is finally starting to show signs of a recovery. Clayton Homes, the largest producer and financier of U.S. manufactured homes, ann...
06-28-2012 07:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Institutions, investors and advisors all utilize exchange traded fund products. Now, some fund products are also adding exposure to other ETFs within their own portfolios to provide regular investors with exposure to institutional quality management. The burgeoning sub-class o...
06-22-2012 12:15 PM by Tom Lydon
The latest real estate trend has become residential rental housing. Slow job growth and fear of another market downturn have created a spike in the number of U.S. citizens that are renting rather than purchasing a home. Rather than directly purchasing a rental property, there are...
06-07-2012 08:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Yield hunters have branched into alternative segments of the market in search of income, adding real estate investment trust exchange traded funds to their dividend portfolios. However, REIT investors should consider the potential risks that the sector faces. According to the ...
05-29-2012 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Real estate investment trust, or REIT, exchange traded funds may continue to generate higher profits as interest rates remain suppressed. Even if rates do rise, REITs could follow higher growth as the assets move less like equities and more like real estate. According to a Par...
04-27-2012 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Investors are wary of real estate investment trusts since they crashed along with the market 2008 and failed to deliver their much-hyped diversification benefits. However, a desire for income and dividends could bring investors back to this beaten-down sector and REIT ETFs. Wi...
03-29-2012 08:30 AM by Tom Lydon
Housing data seems positive, or at least less negative, and many observers are predicting a bottom. However, one analyst is still pessimistic on the housing-related exchange traded funds and other investments over the near-term as recent data remains mixed. "I don't advocate a...
02-22-2012 04:15 PM by Tom Lydon
Exchange traded fund investors have piled into dividend-generating investments after a year of high market volatility and low fixed-income yields, but there are other options available. For instance, real estate investment trusts, or REITs, also offer decent income streams. RE...
12-04-2011 07:00 AM by Tom Lydon
The exchange traded fund industry has over 1,300 products with over $1 trillion in assets. It is no wonder that the average long-term investor may have a hard time picking out which ETFs would suit his or her investment portfolio, but more services are popping up to make the task...
09-14-2011 08:23 AM by Tom Lydon
Investors hungry for yield have shoveled a record amount of cash into mutual funds and exchange traded funds that invest in real estate investment trusts. Vanguard REIT ETF (NYSEArca: VNQ) is up 1.3% year-to-date; the fund has a 12-month yield of 3.41%. SPDR Dow Jones REIT ETF...
07-29-2011 01:48 PM by Tom Lydon
Real estate investment trust (REIT) exchange traded funds (ETFs) take a hit on growing concern that the ability to finance REITs will be crippled if the debt ceiling is not raised and the U.S. is forced to default. iShares Dow Jones U.S. Real Estate Index Fund (NYSEArca: IYR) ...
07-26-2011 01:24 PM by John Spence
Exchange traded funds that invest in real estate investment trusts have roughly doubled the return of the S&P 500 so far this year with the rally fueled in part on investors' hunger for income. "With yields low and likely to stay that way for the foreseeable future, everyo...
04-10-2011 07:23 AM by Tom Lydon
Real estate exchange traded funds (ETFs) have bounced in a range so far in 2011 along with Treasury yields, but higher rates could hurt the sector as the borrowing costs of companies and home buyers rise. Within real estate ETFs, there are funds tracking the commercial and res...
02-24-2011 08:30 AM by Tom Lydon
As they have all week, exchange traded funds (ETFs) started off flat at the open on Wall Street as oil prices remained above $100 a barrel on worries about supply disruptions in Libya, while investors also reacted to mixed economic data. Fewer Americans requested unemployment...
02-11-2011 08:30 AM by Tom Lydon
President Hosni Mubarak finally announced that he would step down this morning, sending Egyptians into wild cheers and sending the Egypt exchange traded fund (ETF) surging. Mubarak has ceded all power to the Egyptian military and left Cairo, sending tens of thousands of prote...
02-04-2011 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
If you're on the market for an investment that's been strong in recent months, kicks off nice dividends and, oh, also has relatively low risk, REIT exchange traded funds (ETFs) could be for you. Real estate investment trusts, or REITs, generate some of the highest yields and w...
01-12-2011 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Last year, real estate investment trust exchange traded funds (ETFs) left the broader markets in the dust. Is it too much to hope for more of the same in 2011? Last year was a lucrative one for these investments, finishing 2010 with a gain of nearly 28%. Those returns matched ...
11-29-2010 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) are presenting opportunity as some of the largest commercial real estate companies have raised their dividends. Related exchange traded funds (ETFs) are a good way to access this segment of the market.REIT investment and the ETFs that hold th...
11-05-2010 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon
While the housing market struggles, there are signs that the pain felt in the commercial real estate sector might be leveling off, meaning the good times could continue in REIT exchange traded funds (ETFs). Kathleen M. Howley for Bloomberg reports that analysts are calling a b...
09-30-2010 03:00 PM by Tom Lydon
While people don't seem too interested in the residential and commercial real estate markets, real estate investment trust (REIT) exchange traded funds (ETFs) have been doing quite well. Timothy Strauts, an ETF analyst for Morningstar, remarked that "REIT ETFs are leading the...
09-14-2010 03:00 PM by Tom Lydon
If you think the entire real estate sector is done for, you haven't been paying attention to REIT exchange traded funds (ETFs). Year-to-date, they have dusted the markets. Investors are desperate for income and bank deposits pay almost nothing while bond yields have collapsed...
08-11-2010 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Did you think real estate was dead? Not so fast - REIT exchange traded funds (ETFs) have actually handily outperformed the broader market year-to-date. Will it last? The standout performance of real estate ETFs this year has triggered a notion that the worst may be over for co...
07-20-2010 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Homebuilder exchange traded funds (ETFs) seem to have become the market's punching bags. Confidence is at lows and activity plummeted last month. A pullback for all housing market measures has been seen in the Housing Market Index, suggesting that the rally in the first part o...
06-23-2010 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Even as the real estate market continues to get beat up and property values sink, real estate investment trust exchange traded funds (ETFs) continue to pull their weight in the markets over the last year. One way to explain this interesting phenomenon is that many REITs have b...
06-12-2010 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Good news: You don't have to actually go out and buy real estate to have real estate exposure. Exchange traded funds (ETFs) that hold real estate investment trusts (REITs) are just one of the easier ways to get your fix. REITs invest their capital in real estate, and you can i...
05-13-2010 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Over the past few years, rising real estate valuations sent exchange traded funds (ETFs) higher and made millions of Americans rich in equity. Then the bubble popped. As we try to work our way back to greener pastures, commercial and residential real estate still pose risks. C...
03-08-2010 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon
While it's true that real estate exchange traded funds (ETFs) have doubled off their lows since last March, they've still got a long way to go before the sector can be considered "stable." At the very least, real estate's comeback from the lows is impressive. Investors had pri...
02-26-2010 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Cries of "Inflation is coming! Inflation is coming!" hearken back Paul Revere's famous midnight ride. But few can agree on exactly when it's coming. Get on your guard by knowing what exchange traded funds (ETFs) will help protect you, whether it's tomorrow or six months from now....
02-17-2010 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Many months after the real estate bubble popped and sent the world spinning into crisis, people are left asking whether any recovery is in sight or if we're just gearing up for another round of pain in the market and exchange traded funds (ETFs). Some analysts say that the re...
01-04-2010 03:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Investors have been shunning the commercial real estate sectors like the plague as desolate commercial buildings fail to attract tenants. Some believe, however, that the time is ripe for putting money back into the commercial real estate sector-related exchange traded funds (ETF...
12-31-2009 03:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Real estate investment trusts, or REITs, have been a source of stability and nice yields. Lately, this has not been the case. Does this mean you should count out REIT exchange traded funds (ETFs)? The month of December was a winner for many REIT ETFs, as most of them climbed ...
11-10-2009 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon
As we take a moment to reflect on the past year, it becomes obvious that the housing market bust crippled the economy. What made this cyclical bust in the real estate and related exchange traded fund (ETF) markets different from the others? Unrealistic assumptions, multiple la...
10-23-2009 10:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Despite strong corporate earnings from some tech-sector leaders and a stellar report regarding the housing sector, stocks and exchange traded funds (ETFs) fell into negative territory this morning. Positive earnings from the tech sector lifted some spirits: Amazon (Nasdaq...
10-18-2009 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Real estate investments and REIT exchange traded funds (ETFs) can be a good addition to any portfolio for a variety of reasons, not least of which is that they deliver diversification and high exposure at a lower cost. The decline in the market should not dissuade any investo...
09-25-2009 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon
There are so many real estate focused exchange traded funds (ETFs) and many investors have so little time to really investigate where their money is actually going. There are four major funds to look at and pull apart to consider if they are worthy of your portfolio. Some goo...
09-23-2009 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon
ETF Spotlight on SPDR Dow Jones REIT (NYSEArca: RWR), part of a weekly series. Assets: $1 billion Objective: RWR seeks to track the Dow Jones U.S. Select REIT Index. Holdings: RWR's index is made up of companies whose charters are the equity ownership and operation of c...
08-27-2009 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Many analysts and experts feel that real estate investment trusts, or REITs, and REIT exchange traded funds (ETFs) could be poised for a rally that resembles the heady 1990s once the market recovers. Once the commercial property market begins to recover, real estate investmen...
08-20-2009 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Real estate investment trusts (REITs) could be facing a mountain of trouble. But if the sector's shares and related exchange traded funds (ETFs) play their cards right, they could emerge from the mess unscathed. REITs own a range of real estate, including office buildings, st...
08-06-2009 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Commercial real estate and the sector's related exchange traded funds (ETFs) are in a potentially perilous position. That leaves just one question: is it a buying opportunity, or is it time to go short? Some investors have such a doom-and-gloom feeling about what lies ahead f...
04-30-2009 02:07 PM by Tom Lydon
We're starting to see some exchange traded funds (ETFs) on the move. In fact, several have crossed above their long-term trend lines, and the major indexes all ended in positive territory for the month of April. Among the top-performing ETFs for the month include: DJ Wils...
04-28-2009 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon
One sector that could be worth watching is the real estate investment trusts, or REITs, which have gotten strong ratings and risen rapidly; exchange traded funds (ETFs) can give investors well-diversified exposure to these investments. In general, an investor who seeks a REIT...
03-19-2009 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon
A good indicator of what lies ahead for commercial real estate and its exchange traded funds (ETFs) is the status of this market in Cleveland and Detroit. As with the housing real estate industry, there isn't much of the country that will be spared from a downturn. Cleveland ...
02-06-2009 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon
While many amateurs try to find their lucrative shares of the market, they may be left pondering which sectors and exchange traded funds (ETFs) the experts are putting their money into. In a capricious market, investment gurus usually provide sage advice and tell the investor ...
12-24-2008 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Did the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997 play a significant role in the bursting of the U.S. housing bubble and the struggles of the exchange traded funds (ETFs) that track the sector? A provision in the act gave investments in real estate a more tax preferential treatment than any ...
12-23-2008 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Recent news of the automaker, biotechnology, and financial industries' bid for some of that bailout goodness now has the debilitated commercial real-estate sector wanting to jump in the freeloading bandwagon so as to mitigate the industry and subsequent REIT exchange traded funds...
12-18-2008 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon
As we hear about home foreclosures and defaults on loans across the country, the commercial real estate market and its related REIT exchange traded funds (ETFs) brace for a possible multi-billion dollar collapse of troubled property loans. Real Capital Analytics, a New York re...
11-25-2008 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon
The real estate market in the United States is in a shambles, and related exchange traded funds (ETFs) are heading in the same direction as home prices: down. The S&P Case-Shiller Home Price national index recorded a 16.6% decline in the third quarter compared with the same ...
11-24-2008 10:00 AM by Tom Lydon
A government bailout of Citigroup (C) caused stocks to rally this morning, giving a bit of life to financial exchange traded funds (ETFs). The major indexes have been up and the hope is that this will also help alleviate some of the troubles within the housing sector. Investor...
11-21-2008 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
PowerShares is entering into the real estate market with the United States through a new actively managed exchange traded fund (ETF) launched Wednesday. PowerShares Active Real Estate Fund (PSR) will trade on the New York Stock Exchange and will invest in real estate securitie...
11-19-2008 10:00 AM by Tom Lydon
The United States economy remains in a state of uncertainty and this apathy is reflected in the actions of investors and their stocks and exchange traded funds (ETFs). The state of the nation's Big Three automakers has turned more economic data negative, while investors are wa...
11-14-2008 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Real estate exchange traded funds (ETFs) and the housing market need a helping hand. The FDIC is breaking with the Bush Administration and is now proposing a $24 billion plan to help 1.5 million Americans stay in their homes. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. is proposing...
11-05-2008 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon
The crumbling real estate market has spread from the residential housing sector and right on over to the commercial market, hitting some exchange traded funds (ETFs) where it hurts. New York City commercial real estate transactions have fallen 61% in 2008, hurt by a severe len...
10-28-2008 10:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Retail exchange traded funds (ETFs) are lower in early trading on reports that consumer confidence is at its lowest point on record this month. The consumer confidence index plunged to 38, down from 61.4 in September and far below expectations of 52, reports Christopher S. Rug...
10-15-2008 03:00 PM by Tom Lydon
As companies go under and leave behind vacant office complexes across the country, REIT exchange traded funds (ETFs) feel the emptiness. It's also certainly dampening any demand for new office space. New York, for one, is looking at the end of its long-running building boom. ...
10-08-2008 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
The sharp slowdown in retail sales don't bode well for this holiday season or related exchange traded funds (ETFs). The September numbers are in, and few companies are immune from the slowdown - including bargain retailers. Many of them saw significant declines as low as the d...
09-30-2008 03:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Retail and real estate-focused exchange traded funds (ETFs) could be affected by the latest round of good news/bad news from their respective sectors. Consumer confidence in September actually made some slight gains to hit their highest reading since April, reports Lara Moscri...
09-16-2008 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
The financial crisis has hurt the sector's exchange traded funds (ETFs), but there's another victim: the New York City REIT. Two prominent New York office REITs have been hit hard by the potential Bank of America (BAC)/Merrill Lynch (MER) acquisition, Lehman's (LEH) bankruptcy...
08-26-2008 10:00 AM by Tom Lydon
The residential housing market has deteriorated sharply this year, and Wall Street had banked on the commercial real estate loans, investments and exchange traded funds (ETFs) keeping their ground. Recently, bankers have reason to believe that the overall commercial property m...
08-25-2008 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Financial and real estate exchange traded funds (ETFs) have got a real case of the Mondays. Uncertainty still abounds in the financial sector. Lehman Brothers (LEH) shares dropped midday after speculation about the future of its CEO and the bank's independence, reports the Ass...
08-14-2008 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Stocks and exchange traded funds (ETFs) are up this morning, even though the markets had a slate of bad news with coffee and a side of bacon. Foreclosures in the United States shot up 55% in July from a year ago, says Alan Zibel for the Associated Press. It was also an increas...
08-07-2008 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
American International Group (AIG) notched its third consecutive quarterly loss, which is putting the hurt on financial exchange traded funds (ETFs). The world's largest insurer lost more than $5.6 billion in credit default swaps - insurance policies to protect bondholders aga...
07-25-2008 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Foreclosures shot up a whopping 121% in one year, a percentage that could hold back exchange traded funds (ETFs) that focus on the real estate market. About 220,000 homes were repossessed in the second quarter, triple the number from the same quarter last year, reports Les Chr...
07-24-2008 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Some stocks and exchange traded funds (ETFs) are trading lower today after existing home sales fell in June. The 2.6% drop was more than twice what had been expected, reports Martin Crutsinger for the Associated Press. Sales are also 15.5% below what they were a year ago. P...
Number of Holdings: 84
Number of Holdings: 84
|11.4%||SPG||Simon Property Group...||Real Estate||55634720000||United States|
|5.0%||HCP||HCP Inc||Real Estate||24242180000||United States|
|4.9%||PSA||Public Storage||Real Estate||29983930000||United States|
|4.9%||VTR||Ventas Inc||Real Estate||23447390000||United States|
|4.4%||HCN||Health Care REIT Inc||Real Estate||19568320000||United States|
|4.4%||PLD||Prologis Inc||Real Estate||21093170000||United States|
|3.9%||EQR||Equity Residential||Real Estate||20170770000||United States|
|3.5%||BXP||Boston Properties In...||Real Estate||16465000000||United States|
|3.3%||AVB||AvalonBay Communitie...||Real Estate||16787550000||United States|
|3.0%||VNO||Vornado Realty Trust||Unknown||16232850000||United States|
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