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Welltower Inc.'s Best Moves in 2016

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Like most real estate investment trusts, leading healthcare REIT Welltower (NYSE: HCN) underperformed the market in 2016, mainly because of rising interest rates and the expectation of further rate increases. However, it's important to know that Welltower's business is just fine. In fact, the company made some smart moves in 2016 that should ensure continued long-term success for investors.

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For 2017, I expect Welltower to complete some strategic acquisitions that will help the company further achieve the goals of its portfolio repositioning, just at a slower rate than in recent years.

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Matthew Frankel owns shares of Welltower. The Motley Fool recommends Welltower. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy .

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


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