Technical Reports on REIT Stocks -- Colony NorthStar, American Tower, MFA Financial, and Starwood Property Trust

NEW YORK, May 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- puts focus this morning on four Diversified REITs, which are: Colony NorthStar Inc. (NYSE: CLNS), American Tower Corp. (NYSE: AMT), MFA Financial Inc. (NYSE: MFA), and Starwood Property Trust Inc. (NYSE: STWD). According to a Zacks report, the performance of the REIT sector was mixed during the first quarter of 2017. Rate hike issue was an important factor during the quarter, but underlying asset class dynamics and geographic location of the properties also played an important role in the performance of REITs. Download the free research reports on these stocks today:

Colony NorthStar  

Los Angeles, California-based Colony NorthStar Inc.'s shares gained 0.54%, closing Tuesday's trading session at $13.14. The stock recorded a trading volume of 3.66 million shares, which was above its three months average volume of 3.46 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 3.30% in the last month. The stock is trading 0.71% above its 50-day moving average and 4.09% above its 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Colony NorthStar, which invests in wide spectrum of commercial real estate property types, including but not limited to, office, industrial, retail, hospitality, education, single-family and multifamily residential assets, and geographies, primarily within North America and Europe, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 54.78.

On April 21st, 2017, research firm Wedbush reiterated its 'Outperform' rating on the Company's stock with a decrease of the target price from $26 a share to $17.25 a share. See our free and comprehensive research report on CLNS at:

American Tower  

On Tuesday, shares in Boston, Massachusetts headquartered American Tower Corp. recorded a trading volume of 1.43 million shares. The stock declined 0.61%, ending the day at $128.09. The Company's shares have advanced 5.42% in the past month, 24.43% in the previous three months, and 21.82% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 6.73% and 14.97%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of American Tower, which invests in the real estate markets across the globe, have an RSI of 71.22.

On April 27th, 2017, American Tower reported financial results for Q1 ended March 31st, 2017. Total revenue for Q1 2017 increased 25.4% to $1,616 million; property revenue increased 25.7% to $1,594 million; net income increased 9.3% to $307 million; adjusted EBITDA increased 19.8% to $998 million; and consolidated AFFO increased 19.7% to $721 million.

On April 28th, 2017, research firm RBC Capital Markets reiterated its 'Outperform' rating on the Company's stock with an increase of the target price from $134 a share to $145 a share. MT free research report PDF is just a click away at:

MFA Financial  

New York headquartered MFA Financial Inc.'s stock finished the day 0.38% lower at $7.96. A total volume of 4.60 million shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 2.17 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 1.52% in the previous three months and 6.98% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 200-day moving average by 6.66%. Additionally, shares of MFA Financial, which operates as a REIT in the US, have an RSI of 41.51.

On May 05th, 2017, MFA Financial announced the pricing of a public offering of 20,000,000 shares of its common stock, for expected gross proceeds of approximately $157 million before deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and estimated offering expenses. The Company has granted the underwriters an option to purchase up to an additional 3,000,000 shares of its common stock. The offering is expected to close on May 10th, 2017, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions. Sign up for your complimentary report on MFA at:

Starwood Property Trust  

Shares in Greenwich, Connecticut headquartered Starwood Property Trust Inc. ended yesterday's session 1.18% lower at $21.81. The stock recorded a trading volume of 2.94 million shares, which was above its three months average volume of 1.98 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 1.50% since the start of this year. The stock is trading 0.91% above its 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of Starwood Property Trust, which originates, acquires, finances, and manages commercial mortgage loans, other commercial real estate debt investments, commercial mortgage-backed securities, and other commercial real estate investments in the US and Europe, have an RSI of 28.96. Register for free on and download the latest research report on STWD at:


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