SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- American Residential Properties, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: ARPI) today announced that it will be added to the MSCI US REIT Index at the close of market on November 26, 2013. American Residential Properties is one of five additions to the index as part of MSCI's semi-annual index review.
"We are very pleased to be added to the MSCI US REIT Index," said Stephen G. Schmitz, American Residential Properties, Inc. Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board. "Being added to the index will provide us with additional exposure to US equity REIT investors and have a positive impact on the size and diversification of our shareholder base."
The MSCI US REIT Index is a free float-adjusted market capitalization weighted index that is comprised of Equity REIT securities. The MSCI US REIT Index is based on the MSCI USA Investable Market Index (IMI) ("the parent index"), which is comprised of all the securities included in the MSCI USA Large Cap, MSCI USA Mid Cap and MSCI USA Small Cap Indices. The MSCI USA IMI is governed by the MSCI Global Investable Market Indices methodology that is available on MSCI's web site: www.msci.com/products/indices/size/methodology.html.
About American Residential Properties, Inc. American Residential Properties, Inc. is an internally managed real estate company, organized as a REIT for federal income tax purposes that acquires, owns, and manages single-family homes as rental properties in select communities nationwide. The Company's primary business strategy is to acquire, restore, lease and manage single-family homes as well-maintained investment properties to generate attractive, risk-adjusted returns over the long-term. With a vertically integrated real estate acquisition and management platform incorporating disciplined acquisition criteria, extensive research, seasoned personnel and comprehensive operations, the Company is well-positioned to execute its strategy.Additional information about American Residential Properties, Inc. can be found on the Company's website at www.americanresidentialproperties.com. Forward Looking Statements This press release contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements are generally identifiable by use of forward-looking terminology such as "may," "will," "should," "potential," "intend," "expect," "seek," "anticipate," "estimate," "approximately," "believe," "could," "project," "predict," "forecast," "continue," "plan" or other similar words or expressions. Forward-looking statements are based on certain assumptions and can include future expectations, future plans and strategies, financial and operating projections or other forward-looking information. Examples of forward-looking statements include references to the shareholder base of the Company. These forward-looking statements are subject to various risks and uncertainties, not all of which are known to the Company and many of which are beyond the Company's control, which could cause actual results to differ materially from such statements. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, the state of the U.S. economy, supply and demand in the single-family rental industry and other factors as are described in greater detail in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. All information in this press release is current as of the date of this release. The Company undertakes no obligation to update the statements in this release to conform the statements to actual results or changes in the Company's expectations.