JER INVESTORS TRUST - JER INVESTORS TRUST, INC. (JRT)...

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JER INVESTORS TRUST, INC. (JRT) – MORTGAGE INV. JER Investors Trust, Inc. (JERIT) operates as a specialty finance company in the United States. It acquires and originates commercial real estate structured finance products. The company's target investments include commercial mortgage backed securities, mezzanine loans, B-Notes, mortgage loans, bridge loans, loans to real estate companies, preferred equity, net leased real estate assets, and residential mortgages and related securities. JERIT was organized as a real estate investment trust for federal income tax purposes and would be exempt from income taxes, if it distributes approximately 90% of its annual income to its shareholders. The company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in McLean, Virginia. 1 MANAGEMENT EFFECTIVENESS ROA The ROA of JRT is a bit low at 3.18%; however, while researching the ratio, we found that the ROA can vary substantially and is highly dependant on the industry. Since the industry is doing badly (many mortgage related investments have done poorly), we weren’t expecting a high number here. ROE
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course MANAGEMENT 471 taught by Professor Can'tremember! during the Fall '07 term at New Mexico.

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