Sunstone Hotel Investors: Grab A 6.8% Yield With The Safe Preferred Shares


  • Sunstone Hotel Investors has a history of running a very clean balance sheet.
  • This means there's only very little debt ranking senior to the preferred shares, and a lot of common equity ranks junior to the prefs.
  • I think the risk/reward ratio of the preferred shares is excellent.
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Sunstone Hotel Investors (NYSE:SHO) still has to report its second quarter earnings but I wanted to have a quick peek under the hood before the Q2 results come out as the REIT's preferred

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Income Statement

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FFO and AFFO calculation

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Balance Sheet

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Peer Comparison

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