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.
Index rules should be read in conjunction with supportingFTSE Russell noticesThese notices advise of advance changes in index methodology, which may not be reflected in index rules until the change effective date. The notices may also communicate revisions in index treatment in the period up to a rule change.