The FTSE Nareit US Real Estate Index Series is a comprehensive family of REIT-focused indexes that span the commercial real estate industry, providing market participants with a range of tools to benchmark and analyse exposure to real estate across the US economy at both a broad industry-wide level and on a sector-by-sector basis.
Indexes within the series are suitable for benchmarking purposes and as tools in the creation of a wide variety of financial products, such as index-linked funds, exchange traded funds (ETFs) and derivatives contracts.
Other index methodologies based on the FTSE Nareit universe:
FTSE Nareit Preferred Stock Index - the index is designed to measure the performance of all publicly-tradable, non-convertible, perpetual preferred stocks that meet a minimum size requirement of US$50 million in face value, issued by companies that are members of the FTSE Nareit All REITs Index. The index is calculated on a market capitalisation weighted basis with capping to avoid single-issuer concentration.