REITs' Market Movers: Ventas, Strategic Hotels & Resorts, Hospitality Properties Trust, and Corporate Office Properties Trust

    REITs' Market Movers: Ventas, Strategic Hotels & Resorts, Hospitality
           Properties Trust, and Corporate Office Properties Trust

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LONDON, December 26, 2013

LONDON, December 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

On Tuesday, December 24, 2013, the U.S. equity market advanced. The S&P 500
ended the day at 1,833.32, up 0.29%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed
at 16,357.55, up 0.39%; and the NASDAQ Composite Index finished at 4,155.42,
up 0.16%. The S&P 500 Financials Sector Index edged 0.18% higher to close the
session at 293.68; and the S&P 500 Real Estate Investment Trusts REITS
Industry Index edged 0.06% higher to finish at 149.74. The S&P 500 Real Estate
Investment Trusts REITS Industry Index has gained 0.67% in the previous one
month, underperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 1.71% during the same
period. The major movers in the financial sector included Ventas Inc. (NYSE:
VTR), Strategic Hotels & Resorts Inc. (NYSE: BEE), Hospitality Properties
Trust (NYSE: HPT) and Corporate Office Properties Trust (NYSE: OFC).
AAAResearchReports.com has completed their technical analysis on VTR, BEE,
HPT, and OFC and these free reports are accessible by registering at:

http://www.aaaresearchreports.com/register/ 

Shares in Ventas Inc. vacillated between $56.89 and $57.47 before closing
Tuesday's session at$57.13, down 0.02%. A total of 0.63 million shares were
traded, which is below the daily average volume of 1.53 million. The company's
shares have advanced 0.85% in the previous three trading sessions,
underperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 1.31% during the same period.
Furthermore, Ventas Inc.'s stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day
moving averages of $60.70 and $67.43, respectively. Sign up for free
technical research on VTR at:

http://www.AAAResearchReports.com/VTR122613.pdf

Strategic Hotels & Resorts Inc.'s stock edged 0.11% lower on Tuesday, ending
the day at $9.45, after vacillating between $9.36 and $9.51 during the trading
session. A total of 0.32 million shares were traded, which is below the daily
average volume of 1.33 million. Despite Tuesday's decline, the company's
shares have gained 8.62% in the previous three months and 7.26% in the last
one month, outperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 8.30% and 1.71% during
the respective periods. Moreover, Strategic Hotels & Resorts Inc.'s stock is
trading near its 52-week high of $9.69 and also above its 50-day and 200-day
moving averages of $8.85 and $8.56, respectively. Be sure to read our latest
technical research on BEE by registering at:

http://www.AAAResearchReports.com/BEE122613.pdf

Hospitality Properties Trust's stock finished the day at $26.99, down 0.30%
from the previous day's closing price of $27.07. On Tuesday, the company's
shares oscillated between $26.77 and $27.10 during the trading session. A
total of 0.28 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average
volume of 1.06 million. The company's shares have gained 0.56% in the previous
three trading sessions, underperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 1.31%
during the same period. Further, Hospitality Properties Trust's stock is
trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $28.06 and $28.02,
respectively. Sign up and read the complimentary report on HPT at:

http://www.AAAResearchReports.com/HPT122613.pdf

Shares in Corporate Office Properties Trust vacillated between $23.88 and
$24.23 before closing the day 0.04% higher at$24.00. A total of 0.24 million
shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 0.62 million.
The company's shares have advanced 8.55% in the previous one month and 1.91%
in the last three trading sessions, outperforming the S&P 500, which has
gained 1.71% and 1.31% during the respective periods. Additionally, Corporate
Office Properties Trust's stock is trading above its 50-day moving average of
$23.30. The free report on OFC can be downloaded by signing up now at:

http://www.AAAResearchReports.com/OFC122613.pdf

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