Why Starwood Property Trust (STWD) Could Beat Earnings Estimates Again

Have you been searching for a stock that might be well-positioned to maintain its earnings-beat streak in its upcoming report? It is worth considering Starwood Property Trust (STWD), which belongs to the Zacks REIT and Equity Trust industry.

This commercial real estate investment trust has seen a nice streak of beating earnings estimates, especially when looking at the previous two reports. The average surprise for the last two quarters was 9.73%.

For the most recent quarter, Starwood Property Trust was expected to post earnings of $0.41 per share, but it reported $0.43 per share instead, representing a surprise of 4.88%. For the previous quarter, the consensus estimate was $0.48 per share, while it actually produced $0.55 per share, a surprise of 14.58%.

Price and EPS Surprise

For Starwood Property Trust, estimates have been trending higher, thanks in part to this earnings surprise history. And when you look at the

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Starwood Property Trust Announces Inaugural Private Offering of Sustainability Bonds

GREENWICH, Conn., Oct. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Starwood Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE: STWD) (the “Company”) today announced that it is offering $300 million aggregate principal amount of its unsecured senior notes due 2023 (the “Notes”) in a private offering.

The Company intends to allocate an amount equal to the net proceeds from the offering to finance or refinance, in whole or in part, recently completed or future eligible green and/or social projects. Eligible green and/or social projects are projects that meet specified eligibility criteria in alignment with the four core pillars of the Green Bond Principles, 2018, Social Bond Principles, 2020 and Sustainability Bond Guidelines, 2018, and include investments in, financings of and/or acquisitions of one or more of the following: (i) renewable energy, (ii) green buildings and (iii) affordable housing. Net proceeds allocated to previously incurred costs associated with Eligible Green and/or Social Projects will be available for

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Starwood Property Trust: Double Trouble (NYSE:STWD)

Where you really get in trouble is if the market is dropping and the economy’s slowing down and you don’t take action. – Alan Mulally

Way back in December 2019, I analyzed Starwood Property Trust’s (NYSE:STWD) prospects in 2020. That post discussed issues faced by WeWork (WE), the nervousness of Barry Sternlicht about the Democrats winning the elections, and the strangulation of physical retail by e-commerce. Despite the headwinds, the stock looked bullish on the charts at $24.60 at that time, but then COVID-19 and the economic downturn have combined to push it down to $15.80 as of October 12, 2020. Despite the bullish charts in December 2019, my recommendation was to avoid investing in it and play it as a tradable stock.

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Well, 2020 is about to end soon, and thank heavens for that – and I guess it’s time to analyze STWD’s prospects

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