The MSCI US REIT Index broadly and fairly represents the equity REIT opportunity set with proper investability screens to ensure that the index is investable and replicable. The index represents approximately 85 percent of the US REIT universe. The MSCI US REIT Index methodology was developed based upon consultations with market participants. MSCI started calculating and maintaining this index on June 20, 2005. Prior to this date the MSCI US REIT Index (then known as the Morgan Stanley REIT Index) was calculated and maintained by the AMEX. The AMEX began calculating this index with a base level of 200 as of December 30, 1994. In addition, MSCI began calculating a daily price return version of this index on June 20, 2005.
Key Features and Coverage on RIMES
For this data source, RIMES hosts 9 indices and approximately 190 companies. Index coverage includes: MSCI US Reit/ Diversified Reit/ Industrial Reit/ Office Reit/ Residential Reit/ Retail Reit, and Specialized Reit.
Some of the data items available include:
- Index Items: Country Code, Database Source, Description, Market Capitalization, MSCI Security Code, Price To Book Value, Price To Cash Flow Ratio, Price To Earning Ratio, Return On Equity, Gross Index; in USD, Market Capitalization (in USD), Net Index; in USD, Numbers of Constituents, Price Adjustment, Price Index; in USD, Price To Book Value Ratio, Yield, etc.
- Company Items: Adjusted Gross Dividend, Adjusted Net Dividend, Adjustment Value, Bloomberg Ticker, Book Value Per Share, Classification Code, Classification Description, Closing Shares Outstanding, Currency Code, Currency Of Company, Cusip, Date, Dividend, Dividend Adjustment Factor, Dividend Adjutsment Value, Dividend Alert Flag, Domestic Inclusion Factor, Domestic Inclusion Factor Next Day, Earning Per Share, Group Code/Description, Index Of Price, Industry, Investable Market Value In Loc/USD, Investable Weight, Market Value; In Loc/USD, Maturity To Date, Net Dividend, Next Day Reit Index Family Flag, Price, Price Iso Ccy Symbol Next Day, Price To Sales, Price To Sales Ratio, Pro Forma Dif/Number Of Shares/Reit Index Family Flag, Quotation, Reference Date, Reit Index Family Flag, Sector Code/ Description, Sector Market Capitalization, Sector Market Value; In Loc, Sector Next Day, Shares Investable, Shares Outstanding, Shares Outstanding Next Day, Sub Industry, Sub Unit Dividend, Today Reit Index Family Flag, Total Retun, Unadjusted Dividend, Unadjusted Price, Unadjusted Price In Local Currency, Unit Dividend, Yield To Date, etc.