for the second quarter of 2012 is expected to be up between 2% and 3% driven by an 8.5 percentage point increase in the occupancy rate.
But the broker said Carnival's second-quarter results were well above expectations, highlighting higher-than-expected net yield
growth which compensated for higher fuel costs.
St Modwen Properties plc has sold its freehold interest in the 53,500 sq ft (4,970 sq m) prime multi-let offices at Clarendon Court in Leamington Spa to BBC Pension Trust Ltd for Pounds 6.3 million, an initial net yield
of 9.67 per cent.
increased 4.0% on a Constant Currency basis, outperforming guidance by 50 basis points.
The portfolio has an initial net yield
of 6.0% and is comprised of freehold or long leasehold interest in 20 supported living properties with 51 tenancies.
Net Revenue increased 2.7% in the quarter due to an improvement in Net Yield
and a 1.5% increase in Capacity Days.
The deal took just 14 days to complete and represents an initial net yield
of seven per cent.
The portfolio is immediately income-generating with an initial net yield
in line with the company's expectations and was sourced off-market by Civitas Housing Advisors Ltd., the company's Investment Manager.
Business demand remains solid in the Caribbean and Asia, but larger than anticipated discounting has been required in Europe which has resulted in a one percentage point decline to the midpoint of the company's Constant-Currency Net Yield
expectations for the year.
The pounds 7.05 million paid for the site reflects an attractive initial net yield
of 9.63 per cent.
Palace Capital said that this represents an initial net yield
of 5.5% after deductions for empty rates, service charge and insurance shortfall on 13,500 sq ft which is currently vacant.
The analyst states that despite the company's Q2 earnings beat driven by strong close-in bookings across geographies, he expects higher fuel and FX headwinds to more than offset the company's raised net yield