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Description: U.S. real estate investment trusts are selling shares to fund property acquisitions after using record cash from equity offerings last year to reduce debt and cover dividends.

Source:  Bloomberg.com

Date: 09/24/2010

Link:  http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2010-09-24/u-s-reits-balance-sheet-repair-gives-way-to-deals-as-stock-sales-advance.html
 
Questions for discussion:

  • How are these firms restructuring their finances?
  • What is driving this behavior?
  • Do you believe it is a correct strategy at this time?
  • What would your investment advice be at this time?

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