Starwood Property Trust: The Election Means Everything

About: Starwood Property Trust, Inc. (STWD)
by: Michael A. Gayed, CFA
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Barry Sternlicht’s Starwood Property is a professionally managed company and a consistent dividend payer.

Of late, the stock has been hit by news of its regional malls not doing well and the possibility of its WeWork loan going bad.

The election will likely determine future prospects.

It’s tangible, it’s solid, it’s beautiful. It’s artistic, from my standpoint, and I just love real estate. ~ Donald Trump

Real estate mogul Barry Sternlicht’s Starwood Property Trust reported solid earnings of $153 million ($0.52