Simon Property Group Inc. (SPG)

46.72
NYSE : Finance
Prev Close 44.01
Day Low/High 44.19 / 47.12
52 Wk Low/High 42.25 / 186.40
Avg Volume 3.99M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 306.86M
Market Cap 16.63B
EPS 6.80
P/E Ratio 6.46
Div & Yield 8.35 (17.75%)

Early-Morning Market Look

Let's start by taking a peek at the overnight and early-morning price action of the major asset classes. The rundown: S&P futures -4; Nasdaq futures -; Nikkei schmeissed for second day in a row, -3% and at the lowest level in three weeks (is Abe ret...

The Path to Cash for Income Investors

Think less liquidity and outside the box.

Market on Close Imbalances

How much to sell? My mavens on the floor of the exhange see about $400 million to sell at the close. Financials are $110 million to sell, and consumer staples are $100 million to sell. There is only health care to buy at $50 million. Merck (MRK) has...

Rules of the Game: Buy What Works

Rules of the Game: Buy What Works

Decide what the market action is telling you.

Rules of the Game: Flavorful REITs

Rules of the Game: Flavorful REITs

REITs give equity investors exposure to real estate without the headaches of managing property.

The Day Ahead: The Disasters Are Coming

The Day Ahead: The Disasters Are Coming

This earnings season will have its share of nasty surprises, regardless of what the perma-bulls say.

Market on Close Imbalances

How much to buy? My mavens on the floor of the exchange see $625 million to buy on the close. In terms of sectors, buy interest is in industrials for $180 million, consumer discretionary for $80 million and energy for $75 million. Buys are in Chevro...

Close Imbalances

Here are some names on the to-buy and to-sell lists. My mavens on the floor of the New York Stock Excahnge see little on the close -- only about $35 million to sell. Sectors to the buy include health care at $25 million and consumer staples at $10 m...

A Yield-Chintzy REIT

A Yield-Chintzy REIT

Despite a recent insider buy, we wouldn't suggest this play for yield-hungry investors.

Market on Close Imbalances

How much to sell? My mavens on the floor of the exchange see $340 million to sell on the close. In term of sectors, they are all to the sell side, with industrials and energy at about $70 million each. In terms of individual stocks, Mead Johnson Nut...

Market on Close Imbalances

My mavens on the floor of the exchange see $1 billion to sell on the close. In terms of sectors, no buys seen.  Sell sectors are seen in the following areas: consumer staples ($375 million), financials ($250 million) and health care ($200 million). ...

Market on Close Imbalances

How much to sell? "One last thing." -- Lt. Columbo My mavens on the exchange's floor see $175 million to sell market on close. In terms of sectors, utilities have $20 million to buy. Sells are in financials at $85 million, and materials and industri...

Not Sold on This Shopping Mall Operator

Not Sold on This Shopping Mall Operator

Rouse Properties offers a modest yield for a REIT, and we don't see a competitive advantage.

Too Risky to Hold

Too Risky to Hold

If I could wish a group of overpriced stocks lower, I'd start with the REITs

The Day Ahead: Are You Rocking the Juice Needle?

The Day Ahead: Are You Rocking the Juice Needle?

There's a growing view the Fed actions in place are unworthy of ignoring negative corporate news.

The Master of the Malls

The Master of the Malls

Simon Property's stock has been on an astounding trajectory.

Back In the Danger Zone

Back In the Danger Zone

High-multiple stocks with heavy institutional ownership can hurt your long-term financial situation.

Danger Zone

Danger Zone

Avoid stocks with large institutional ownership, high multiples and soaring share prices.

Finding Hidden Gems In Small Cap REITs

Finding Hidden Gems In Small Cap REITs

Adam Patti, CEO of IndexIQ, says higher yields are one reason to invest in small cap REITs over large cap REITs.

A Value Investor Looks at the Short Side

A Value Investor Looks at the Short Side

At the very least, you should avoid these dangerously overvalued stocks.

The Short Portfolio Reckoning

The Short Portfolio Reckoning

The positions aren't working out, but it looks like there's opportunity in TPX.

High Bar for Employment Report

High Bar for Employment Report

Given the ADP and payroll reports, good news is anticipated from January's employment report on Friday.

A Guide to Portfolio Construction

A Guide to Portfolio Construction

Portfolio composition is the primary determinant of long-term returns.

A Shorting Shopping List

A Shorting Shopping List

I am looking for stocks that are too expensive to own no matter how great the business looks.

Stocks That Are Ports in a Storm

Stocks That Are Ports in a Storm

While the market makes wild swings, these names deliver solid, steady yield.

Eyeing Two Black Friday Trades

I am looking at property owner Macerich and convenience store operator Casey's General Store as sentiment plays.