Irrational Valuations for REIT Shares

What a week it has been. At the market’s close on Wednesday, Ventas was yielding 18.7%, Omega Healthcare Investors 18.0% and Sabra Health Care REIT 30.4%. This assumes they all maintain their current dividend rates. Ventas just announced the payment date for its dividend at the same rate as last year.  Of course, Ventas plunged by 19% on Wednesday, Omega by […]


The Brookdale CCRC Selling Spree Continues

Brookdale Senior Living keeps shedding its CCRC holdings. Just a month after the provider agreed to sell its 51% interest in 13 CCRCs owned jointly with HCP, Inc. (now HealthPeak Properties) for $541 million, or $84,800 per unit, Brookdale is selling three more to a joint venture between Frontline Management and Onelife Investments. Mike Garbers […]

HCP, or Healthpeak Properties, Continues Brookdale Restructure

As if a new name wasn’t enough news. First, along with its third quarter earnings results, HCP, Inc. announced that it is changing its name to Healthpeak Properties, Inc. and will trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the new name and ticker symbol “PEAK” on November 5. But then, the REIT announced a […]