Top 15 REITs (Real Estate Investment Trusts)

Top 15 REITs (Real Estate Investment Trusts)

Real Estate Investment Trusts provide easy exposure to Real Estate Investing, diversification, appreciation potential and high dividend yields for passive income.

See also Why Invest in REITS?

You can find REITs that are private or publicly traded, and generally divided into equity REITs (invest for rental income) and mortgage REITs (invest for mortgage interest).

Top 15 REITs in the U.S.

List of publicly traded REITs

Here you have a Top 15 list of all publicly traded REITs in the United States. We’ve added some performance metrics to help you evaluate which REITs fit the best with your portfolio and investment strategy.

SymbolCompanyPrice52-week % RangeDividend YieldEx-Dividend & Pay Date
PEIPennsylvania Real Estate Invest25.44+54.93% · -0.78%3.42%5/27/2016 · 6/15/2016
WPGWP Glimcher Inc. Common Stock12.68+71.12% · -9.88%8.08%6/1/2016 · 6/15/2016
ARRARMOUR Residential REIT, Inc.21.28+28.12% · -7.76%12.45%7/13/2016 · 7/27/2016
DLRDigital Realty Trust, Inc. Comm104.46+72.21% · -7.73%3.34%6/13/2016 · 6/30/2016
SNHSenior Housing Properties Trust22.21+64.15% · -0.76%7.36%7/20/2016 · 5/19/2016
BRXBrixmor Property Group Inc. Com28.40+42.64% · -0.60%3.57%7/1/2016 · 7/15/2016
NSANational Storage Affiliates Tru21.37+85.63% · -6.52%4.06%6/13/2016 · 6/30/2016
PLDProLogis, Inc. Common Stock54.49+54.58% · -0.15%3.20%6/9/2016 · 6/30/2016
OHIOmega Healthcare Investors, Inc34.50+27.97% · -7.36%6.99%7/28/2016 · 5/16/2016
MTGEAmerican Capital Mortgage Inves16.36+36.22% · -0.85%9.80%6/26/2015 · 7/27/2016
HCPHCP, Inc. Common Stock39.23+56.23% · -4.08%5.95%5/5/2016 · 5/24/2016
PSBPS Business Parks, Inc. Common 110.89+58.08% · -5.22%2.71%6/13/2016 · 6/30/2016
BDNBrandywine Realty Trust Common 16.87+50.36% · -1.06%3.89%7/1/2016 · 10/19/2016
AGNCAmerican Capital Agency Corp.19.59+24.86% · -2.44%12.31%7/27/2016 · 7/8/2016
PCHPotlatch Corporation38.25+59.31% · -1.54%4.05%6/6/2016 · 6/30/2016
HTHersha Hospitality Trust Class 18.90+23.05% · -30.82%6.14%6/28/2016 · 7/15/2016
CLIMack-Cali Realty Corporation Co28.20+62.54% · -1.47%2.17%7/1/2016 · 7/15/2016
ABRArbor Realty Trust Common Stock7.15+18.97% · -2.72%8.38%5/16/2016 · 5/31/2016
CPTCamden Property Trust Common St89.59+33.18% · -1.45%3.47%6/28/2016 · 7/18/2016
DCTDCT Industrial Trust Inc Common50.22+61.58% · -0.69%2.38%6/29/2016 · 7/13/2016
MNRMonmouth Real Estate Investment13.82+53.22% · -1.07%4.69%5/12/2016 · 9/15/2016
MAAMid-America Apartment Communiti106.02+41.36% · -3.63%3.16%7/13/2016 · 7/29/2016
PMTPennyMac Mortgage Investment Tr16.23+48.76% · -9.68%11.58%7/12/2016 · 7/28/2016
BXPBoston Properties, Inc. Common 142.13+49.75% · -0.35%1.88%6/28/2016 · 7/29/2016
WMCWestern Asset Mortgage Capital 9.84+22.39% · -28.95%19.72%6/30/2016 · 7/26/2016
WYWeyerhaeuser Company Common Sto32.72+48.32% · -1.06%3.81%6/8/2016 · 6/24/2016
KIMKimco Realty Corporation Common32.10+45.45% · -0.43%3.28%7/1/2016 · 7/15/2016
SKTTanger Factory Outlet Centers, 41.74+41.68% · -0.26%3.18%7/27/2016 · 5/13/2016
NNNNational Retail Properties Comm53.16+58.12% · -0.82%3.54%7/27/2016 · 5/16/2016
UDRUDR, Inc. Common Stock37.23+23.98% · -3.57%3.27%7/7/2016 · 8/1/2016
PSAPublic Storage Common Stock238.92+21.52% · -13.93%2.90%6/13/2016 · 6/30/2016
BXMTBlackstone Mortgage Trust, Inc.29.01+31.09% · -2.91%8.66%6/28/2016 · 7/15/2016
SSSSovran Self Storage, Inc. Commo102.37+19.47% · -13.38%3.66%7/13/2016 · 7/26/2016
GGPGeneral Growth Properties, Inc.31.95+31.92% · -0.34%2.42%7/13/2016 · 7/29/2016
CXPColumbia Property Trust, Inc. C24.30+25.65% · -7.39%5.05%5/27/2016 · 6/15/2016
LTCLTC Properties, Inc. Common Sto53.53+38.54% · -0.87%4.11%7/19/2016 · 7/29/2016
NHINational Health Investors, Inc.78.57+46.48% · -0.63%4.69%6/28/2016 · 8/10/2016
TWOTwo Harbors Investment Corp8.75+26.63% · -14.63%10.57%6/28/2016 · 7/20/2016
NLYAnnaly Capital Management Inc C10.98+33.09% · -1.35%11.02%7/7/2016 · 7/29/2016
LAMRLamar Advertising Company67.86+36.46% · -2.15%4.39%6/14/2016 · 6/30/2016
MACMacerich Company (The) Common S89.24+24.26% · -1.13%3.09%5/3/2016 · 6/3/2016
SPGSimon Property Group, Inc. Comm227.04+31.17% · -0.90%2.89%5/13/2016 · 5/31/2016
REXRRexford Industrial Realty, Inc.22.86+81.86% · -0.17%2.44%6/28/2016 · 7/15/2016
SBYSilver Bay Realty Trust Corp. C18.02+49.79% · -0.17%2.96%6/29/2016 · 7/15/2016
DDRDDR Corp. Common Stock19.74+34.19% · -0.60%3.95%6/7/2016 · 7/6/2016
FPOFirst Potomac Realty Trust Comm10.11+27.97% · -16.52%4.03%5/5/2016 · 5/16/2016
VTRVentas, Inc. Common Stock76.16+62.49% · -0.83%3.97%6/2/2016 · 6/30/2016
FPIFarmland Partners Inc. Common S11.78+23.48% · -0.76%4.37%6/29/2016 · 7/15/2016
OFCCorporate Office Properties Tru29.96+53.48% · -1.93%3.79%6/28/2016 · 7/15/2016
DFTDupont Fabros Technology, Inc. 47.83+92.24% · -2.33%4.10%6/29/2016 · 7/15/2016
AIVApartment Investment and Manage45.97+32.44% · -0.97%3.01%5/18/2016 · 5/31/2016
HSTHost Hotels & Resorts, Inc. Com17.74+45.77% · -9.77%4.67%6/28/2016 · 7/15/2016
MPWMedical Properties Trust, Inc. 15.70+63.37% · -1.38%5.93%6/14/2016 · 7/14/2016
RYNRayonier Inc. REIT Common Stock27.22+52.49% · -0.77%3.71%6/14/2016 · 6/30/2016
LPTLiberty Property Trust41.38+53.60% · -0.29%4.83%6/29/2016 · 7/15/2016
SUISun Communities, Inc. Common St79.15+28.39% · -0.83%3.34%6/28/2016 · 7/15/2016
EXRExtra Space Storage Inc Common 86.02+22.96% · -9.27%3.47%6/13/2016 · 6/30/2016
AKRAcadia Realty Trust Common Stoc37.66+32.89% · -0.92%2.72%6/28/2016 · 7/15/2016
CMOCapstead Mortgage Corporation C9.95+33.02% · -11.24%9.15%6/28/2016 · 7/20/2016
ANHAnworth Mortgage Asset Corporat4.92+34.43% · -6.99%12.40%6/28/2016 · 7/29/2016
TRNOTerreno Realty Corporation Comm27.85+45.05% · -0.21%2.68%7/5/2016 · 7/21/2016
EDREducation Realty Trust, Inc. Co48.14+71.87% · -0.84%3.21%7/27/2016 · 5/13/2016
GPTGramercy Property Trust9.99+57.57% · -0.40%4.58%6/28/2016 · 7/15/2016
ORealty Income Corporation Commo71.47+65.63% · -0.68%3.44%7/28/2016 · 7/15/2016
AMTGApollo Residential Mortgage, In13.57+41.80% · -6.35%14.13%6/26/2015 · 7/29/2016
VNOVornado Realty Trust Common Sto107.40+36.10% · -0.20%2.42%5/6/2016 · 5/20/2016
RPTRamco-Gershenson Properties Tru19.84+34.60% · -1.98%4.31%6/16/2016 · 7/1/2016
LANDGladstone Land Corporation11.48+70.83% · -0.17%4.45%7/20/2016 · 6/30/2016
APTSPreferred Apartment Communities14.87+71.12% · -3.38%5.33%6/11/2015 · 7/15/2016
HCNWelltower Inc. Common Stock79.33+50.25% · -0.83%4.45%5/6/2016 · 5/20/2016
DXDynex Capital, Inc. Common Stoc7.02+34.48% · -5.01%12.33%7/1/2016 · 7/29/2016
EQREquity Residential Common Share67.99+9.84% · -17.48%3.05%6/23/2016 · 7/8/2016
CUZCousins Properties Incorporated10.64+41.30% · -4.40%3.06%5/11/2016 · 5/27/2016
WSRWhitestone REIT Common Shares16.17+71.29% · -0.80%7.21%7/28/2016 · 8/9/2016
AFCOAmerican Farmland Company Commo5.96+20.40% · -25.50%4.17%6/23/2016 · 6/30/2016
RWTRedwood Trust, Inc. Common Stoc14.27+54.10% · -8.82%7.84%6/14/2016 · 6/30/2016
DOCPhysicians Realty Trust Common 21.72+56.71% · -1.23%4.28%6/30/2016 · 7/18/2016
WREWashington Real Estate Investme34.29+44.20% · -0.67%3.63%6/13/2016 · 6/30/2016
REGRegency Centers Corporation Com84.93+52.23% · -0.49%2.44%5/16/2016 · 6/1/2016
CBLCBL & Associates Properties, In12.29+38.71% · -25.52%9.74%6/28/2016 · 7/15/2016
WPCW.P. Carey Inc. REIT72.65+42.12% · -0.33%5.52%6/28/2016 · 7/15/2016
ACCAmerican Campus Communities Inc54.07+68.34% · -0.66%3.22%5/12/2016 · 5/27/2016
ESSEssex Property Trust, Inc. Comm233.88+22.29% · -4.43%2.92%6/28/2016 · 7/15/2016
GLPIGaming and Leisure Properties, 35.83+48.00% · -0.28%6.34%5/31/2016 · 6/17/2016
CYSCYS Investments, Inc. Common St8.95+51.95% · -0.44%11.34%6/20/2016 · 7/13/2016
AVBAvalonBay Communities, Inc. Com185.65+16.54% · -3.45%3.00%6/28/2016 · 7/15/2016
PPSPost Properties, Inc. Common St63.59+22.10% · -0.63%3.03%6/28/2016 · 7/15/2016
CIMChimera Investment Corporation 16.78+54.09% · -0.06%11.66%6/28/2016 · 7/29/2016
TCOTaubman Centers, Inc. Common St80.92+27.80% · -0.74%3.07%6/13/2016 · 6/30/2016
CUBECubeSmart Common Shares29.71+22.16% · -11.37%2.80%6/29/2016 · 7/15/2016
SLGSL Green Realty Corporation Com117.82+47.05% · -3.38%2.48%6/28/2016 · 7/15/2016
CDRCedar Realty Trust, Inc. Common8.04+39.83% · -0.50%2.52%5/6/2016 · 5/20/2016
PDMPiedmont Office Realty Trust, I21.94+32.65% · -0.09%3.93%5/25/2016 · 6/17/2016
RESIAltisource Residential Corporat9.60+22.92% · -43.83%6.24%6/28/2016 · 7/15/2016
IVRINVESCO MORTGAGE CAPITAL INC Co14.40+47.84% · -2.24%11.15%6/23/2016 · 7/26/2016
MITTAG Mortgage Investment Trust, I14.98+45.01% · -18.19%12.84%6/16/2016 · 7/29/2016
MFAMFA Financial, Inc.7.52+34.05% · -0.66%10.71%6/24/2016 · 7/29/2016

Last update: 07/29