StockCall.com Provides Stock Research on Starwood Property Trust Inc., HCP Inc., Diamondrock Hospitality Co., and Hospitality Properties Trust
New York City, New York -- (May 30, 2013)
While the residential REIT sector in the U.S. has benefited immensely from a recovery in the housing market, the performance of commercial REIT sector has been mixed. The commercial real estate market showed signs of improvement last year; however, the recovery was not as robust as the one seen in the housing market. Since the start of this year though, the outlook for commercial real estate market has improved as the economy has shown signs of strong recovery. On Wednesday, May 29, 2013, REITs ended mostly lower, tracking losses in the broad market which fell as investors remained on the sidelines amid concerns over the Federal Reserve’s bond buying program. The major movers in the REITs industries included Starwood Property Trust Inc. (NYSE: STWD), HCP Inc. (NYSE: HCP), DiamondRock Hospitality Company (NYSE: DRH), and Hospitality Properties Trust (NYSE: HPT). StockCall reviewed the financial sector and chose STWD, HCP, DRH, and HPT for its technical coverage. These free reports can be seen for free at
Shares in Starwood Property Trust Inc. ended slightly lower on Wednesday, finishing at $26.14, down 0.19% from previous session’s closing price. A total of 2.95 million shares were traded in the price range of $25.29 and $26.37. The company’s shares have now fallen over 1.70% in the last three sessions. However, despite the recent losses, the stock is still up over 13.80% so far in 2013. It is currently trading nearly 9.70% below its 52-week high. Starwood Property currently has a dividend yield of 7.04%. Download the free research on STWD by signing up now at
HCP Inc. was one of the worst performers in the REIT sector yesterday. The stock traded between $47.77 and $49.23 before finishing the day 3.41% lower at $47.87. A total of 5.05 million shares were exchanged which is more than double the daily average volume of 2.46 million. Shares of HCP have now fallen over 7.70% in the last three trading sessions. The stock has slipped below its 50-day moving average as a result of the recent losses. It is currently trading 14.61% below its 52-week high. HCP currently has a dividend yield of 4.39%. Register for today’s free analysis on HCP at
Shares in DiamondRock Hospitality Company fell sharply on Wednesday, tracking losses in the broader market. The stock traded between $9.40 and $9.63 before finishing the day 2.16% lower at $9.50. A total of 1.09 million shares were traded which is below the daily average volume of 1.56 million. However, despite the losses yesterday, the company’s shares are still up over 0.50% in the last three sessions. The stock is currently trading 9.60% below its 52-week high. It has a dividend yield of 3.58%. Free report on DRH can be accessed by registering at
Hospitality Properties Trust’s stock also struggled in its previous trading session as the broader market came under pressure. Shares of HPT traded between $29.61 and $30.46 before finishing the day 2.22% lower at $29.92. A total of 1.25 million shares were exchanged which is above the daily average volume of 919,850. The company’s shares have fallen over 4.40% in the last three sessions. However, despite the recent losses, the stock is still up over 32.30% so far this year. The REIT currently has a dividend yield of 6.28%.Register withStockCall and download the research on HPT for free at
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