Analyzing Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)
Learn how to analyze the financial performance of a publicly traded real estate investment trust (REIT), to calculate various valuation metrics, and to make investment decisions based on your results. This class focuses on both qualitative and quantitative analysis. Learn how to determine strategy, to interpret portfolio statistics, to understand the income statement and the REIT-specific metric funds from operation (FFO), to discern balance sheet strength, and to assess dividend-paying ability. The course also covers management teams and demonstrates how to access and approach publicly available documents.
You'll Walk Away with
- Knowledge of REIT valuation metrics
- The ability to analyze REIT performance