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Real Asset Ownership and the Risk and Return to Stockholders

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  • Michael J. Seiler

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    (Hawaii Pacific University, Honolulu)

  • Arjun Chatrath

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    (University of Portland)

  • James R. Webb

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    (Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH)

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    Abstract

    Many corporations own a significant amount of real assets and this includes real estate. However, the effect of real asset ownership on the risk and return for a firm’s stockholders is unknown. This study attempts to ascertain the effect, if any, of corporate real asset ownership on the risk and return to stockholders. Using data from 1985 through 1994, the results indicate a lack of diversification benefits associated with holding real assets.

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    Article provided by American Real Estate Society in its journal Journal of Real Estate Research.

    Volume (Year): 22 (2001)
    Issue (Month): 1/2 ()
    Pages: 199-212

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    Handle: RePEc:jre:issued:v:22:n:1/2:2001:p:199-212

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    1. Du, Julan & Leung, Charles Ka Yui & Chu, Derek, 2013. "Return enhancing, cash-rich or simply empire-building? An empirical investigation of corporate real estate holdings," MPRA Paper 44253, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    2. David Ling & Andy Naranjo & Michael Ryngaert, 2012. "Real Estate Ownership, Leasing Intensity, and Value: Do Stock Returns Reflect a Firm’s Real Estate Holdings?," The Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Springer, vol. 44(1), pages 184-202, January.
    3. Dirk Brounen & Mathijs van Dijk & Piet M.A. Eichholtz, 2008. "Corporate Real Estate and Corporate Takeovers: International Evidence," Journal of Real Estate Research, American Real Estate Society, vol. 30(3), pages 293-314.
    4. Takanori Fukushima & Nobuyuki Isagawa & Tomohiro Mae & Satoru Yamaguchi & Takashi Yamasaki, 2013. "Corporate Real Estate Holdings: Foolfs Gold or Crown Jewel?," Discussion Papers 2013-03, Kobe University, Graduate School of Business Administration.

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