U.S. REIT – Top Performing Equity Stocks

Here is a look at the best performing stocks from the last five trading sessions. Note that the list includes all equity REIT stocks, which have been ranked by share price percent change, from highest to lowest.

  • Total 169 Equity REITs
  • Ranked by Last Week Share Price Percent Change
  • This Month Share Price Percent Change – 24 April 2015 vs. 31 March 2015
  • Last Week Share Price Percent Change – 24 April 2015 vs. 17 April 2015
  • Dividend Yield – As of 24 April 2015

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# Company Ticker Property Sector This month share price percent change Last week share price percent change Annual Dividend Div. Yield
1 Associated Estates Realty Corporation AEC Residential 15.3 17.6 0.8 3.0
2 Sotherly Hotels Inc. SOHO Lodging/Resorts 7.4 7.8 0.3 3.4
3 Sun Communities, Inc. SUI Residential (0.7) 5.6 2.6 3.9
4 Equity LifeStyle Properties, Inc. ELS Residential 0.4 5.3 1.5 2.7
5 Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust PEI Retail (2.8) 5.0 0.8 3.7
6 Trade Street Residential, Inc. TSRE Residential 2.2 4.6 0.4 5.2
7 CubeSmart CUBE Self Storage (1.5) 4.5 0.6 2.7
8 Pebblebrook Hotel Trust PEB Lodging/Resorts (0.2) 4.5 1.2 2.7
9 Chesapeake Lodging Trust CHSP Lodging/Resorts (2.5) 4.4 1.4 4.2
10 Equinix, Inc. EQIX Diversified – Data Center 5.7 4.2 6.8 2.7
11 Summit Hotel Properties, Inc., INN Lodging/Resorts (3.6) 4.1 0.5 3.5
12 Xenia Hotels & Resorts, Inc. XHR Lodging/Resorts 1.1 4.0 0.9 4.0
13 Education Realty Trust, Inc. EDR Residential 0.8 3.9 1.4 4.0
14 CoreSite Realty Corporation COR Diversified – Data Center 3.4 3.9 1.7 3.3
15 DCT Industrial Trust Inc. DCT Industrial/Office (1.0) 3.6 1.1 3.3
16 CyrusOne, Inc. CONE Diversified – Data Center 2.7 3.4 1.3 3.9
17 Apartment Investment and Management Company Class A AIV Residential (1.7) 3.3 1.1 2.9
18 Hersha Hospitality Trust Class A HT Lodging/Resorts 1.9 3.1 0.3 4.2
19 QTS Realty Trust, Inc. Class A QTS Diversified – Data Center 4.4 3.1 1.3 3.4
20 LaSalle Hotel Properties LHO Lodging/Resorts (1.2) 3.0 1.8 4.7
21 Home Properties, Inc. HME Residential (0.5) 2.9 3.0 4.4
22 UDR, Inc. UDR Residential (1.5) 2.9 1.1 3.3
23 Post Properties, Inc. PPS Residential (0.1) 2.8 1.6 2.8
24 Investors Real Estate Trust IRET Diversified (1.5) 2.8 0.5 7.0
25 Columbia Property Trust, Inc. CXP Industrial/Office 1.6 2.7 1.2 4.4
26 American Campus Communities, Inc. ACC Residential (1.5) 2.7 1.5 3.6
27 Extra Space Storage Inc. EXR Self Storage 0.1 2.7 1.9 2.8
28 Rexford Industrial Realty, Inc. REXR Industrial/Office 0.4 2.7 0.5 3.0
29 Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corporation Class A MNR Industrial/Office (3.2) 2.6 0.6 5.6
30 American Residential Properties, Inc. ARPI Diversified 6.3 2.6
31 NorthStar Realty Finance Corp. NRF Diversified 4.7 2.5 1.6 8.4
32 Physicians Realty Trust DOC Health Care (0.1) 2.5 0.9 5.1
33 Weyerhaeuser Company WY Timber (2.5) 2.5 1.2 3.6
34 Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated HR Health Care (3.0) 2.5 1.2 4.5
35 DiamondRock Hospitality Company DRH Lodging/Resorts 0.3 2.4 0.5 3.5
36 Mid-America Apartment Communities, Inc. MAA Residential (0.7) 2.4 3.1 4.0
37 National Health Investors, Inc. NHI Health Care (2.1) 2.3 3.4 4.9
38 BioMed Realty Trust, Inc. BMR Industrial/Office (5.3) 2.2 1.0 4.8
39 Digital Realty Trust, Inc. DLR Diversified – Data Center 1.2 2.2 3.4 5.1
40 Starwood Waypoint Residential Trust SWAY Diversified 1.9 2.1 0.6 2.1
41 Essex Property Trust, Inc. ESS Residential (1.3) 2.0 5.8 2.5
42 FelCor Lodging Trust Incorporated FCH Lodging/Resorts 0.2 2.0 0.2 1.4
43 Ashford Hospitality Prime, Inc. AHP Lodging/Resorts (3.5) 2.0 0.2 1.2
44 Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. OHI Health Care (5.0) 1.9 2.2 5.6
45 Sabra Health Care REIT, Inc. SBRA Health Care (5.8) 1.9 1.6 5.0
46 Public Storage PSA Self Storage (1.8) 1.9 5.6 2.9
47 Ryman Hospitality Properties, Inc. RHP Lodging/Resorts (1.1) 1.8 2.6 4.3
48 Douglas Emmett, Inc DEI Industrial/Office (1.3) 1.8 0.8 2.9
49 STAG Industrial, Inc. STAG Industrial/Office (4.3) 1.8 1.4 6.0
50 AvalonBay Communities, Inc. AVB Residential (1.7) 1.8 5.0 2.9
51 Terreno Realty Corporation TRNO Industrial/Office (0.5) 1.7 0.6 2.8
52 Camden Property Trust CPT Residential (1.1) 1.7 2.8 3.6
53 Paramount Group, Inc. PGRE Industrial/Office (1.1) 1.7 0.4 2.0
54 SL Green Realty Corp. SLG Industrial/Office 0.3 1.7 2.4 1.9
55 Mack-Cali Realty Corporation CLI Industrial/Office (3.1) 1.7 0.6 3.2
56 Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. Class A ESRT Industrial/Office (3.0) 1.7 0.3 1.9
57 Armada Hoffler Properties, Inc. AHH Diversified (1.4) 1.6 0.7 6.5
58 Equity Residential EQR Residential (1.7) 1.6 2.2 2.9
59 Saul Centers, Inc. BFS Retail (5.1) 1.6 1.7 3.2
60 UMH Properties, Inc. UMH Residential 2.6 1.6 0.7 7.0
61 Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. Class A HTA Health Care (2.7) 1.6 1.2 4.3
62 Retail Properties of America, Inc. Class A RPAI Retail (3.1) 1.6 0.7 4.3
63 Alexander’s, Inc. ALX Diversified (2.6) 1.6 14.0 3.1
64 Retail Opportunity Investments Corp. ROIC Retail (3.2) 1.5 0.7 3.8
65 Sovran Self Storage, Inc. SSS Self Storage (3.1) 1.5 3.0 3.3
66 First Potomac Realty Trust FPO Industrial/Office (4.0) 1.5 0.6 5.3
67 Chatham Lodging Trust CLDT Lodging/Resorts (0.4) 1.5 1.2 4.1
68 Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. ARE Industrial/Office (3.9) 1.5 3.0 3.1
69 CatchMark Timber Trust, Inc. Class A CTT Timber (0.8) 1.5 0.5 4.3
70 Kilroy Realty Corporation KRC Industrial/Office (2.6) 1.5 1.4 1.9
71 Winthrop Realty Trust FUR Diversified 1.2 1.5 0.7 3.9
72 CBL & Associates Properties, Inc. CBL Retail (2.6) 1.4 1.1 5.5
73 W.P. Carey Inc. WPC Diversified (2.5) 1.3 3.8 5.7
74 Lamar Advertising Company Class A LAMR Diversified 1.9 1.3 2.7 4.5
75 Silver Bay Realty Trust Corp. SBY Diversified (1.4) 1.3 0.4 2.3
76 Easterly Government Properties, Inc. DEA Industrial/Office 0.9 1.3
77 Inland Real Estate Corporation IRC Retail (0.5) 1.2 0.6 5.4
78 Hudson Pacific Properties, Inc. HPP Industrial/Office (4.5) 1.2 0.5 1.6
79 Universal Health Realty Income Trust UHT Health Care (5.3) 1.2 2.5 4.8
80 OUTFRONT Media Inc. OUT Diversified (2.4) 1.1 1.4 4.7
81 Highwoods Properties, Inc. HIW Industrial/Office (1.0) 1.1 1.7 3.8
82 Regency Centers Corporation REG Retail (3.0) 1.1 1.9 2.9
83 New Senior Investment Group Inc SNR Health Care (0.4) 1.0 0.9 5.6
84 Federal Realty Investment Trust FRT Retail (4.6) 1.0 3.5 2.5
85 Getty Realty Corp. GTY Retail (2.8) 1.0 0.9 5.0
86 Bluerock Residential Growth REIT, Inc. Class A BRG Residential 2.3 1.0 1.2 8.5
87 Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust RPT Retail (1.6) 0.9 0.8 4.4
88 Boston Properties, Inc. BXP Industrial/Office (1.9) 0.9 2.6 1.9
89 WP GLIMCHER, Inc WPG Retail (6.3) 0.9 0.4 2.8
90 EPR Properties EPR Diversified (0.7) 0.9 3.6 6.1
91 Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc. SHO Lodging/Resorts (1.7) 0.9 0.2 1.2
92 Macerich Company MAC Retail (1.3) 0.9 2.6 3.1
93 One Liberty Properties, Inc. OLP Diversified (3.6) 0.9 1.6 6.6
94 Weingarten Realty Investors WRI Retail (4.5) 0.9 1.4 4.0
95 RLJ Lodging Trust RLJ Lodging/Resorts (1.3) 0.8 1.3 4.3
96 Lexington Realty Trust LXP Diversified (2.4) 0.8 0.7 7.1
97 Health Care REIT, Inc. HCN Health Care (1.9) 0.8 3.3 4.4
98 Corrections Corporation of America CXW Diversified (2.1) 0.8 2.2 5.5
99 Rouse Properties, Inc. RSE Retail (3.8) 0.8 0.7 3.9
100 General Growth Properties, Inc. GGP Retail (2.6) 0.8 0.7 2.4
101 Chambers Street Properties CSG Industrial/Office (0.3) 0.8 0.5 6.5
102 American Homes 4 Rent Class A AMH Diversified 3.9 0.8 0.2 1.2
103 American Assets Trust, Inc. AAT Diversified (4.1) 0.8 0.9 2.2
104 CareTrust REIT Inc CTRE Health Care (0.4) 0.7 0.6 4.7
105 Ashford Hospitality Trust, Inc. AHT Lodging/Resorts (1.0) 0.7 0.5 5.0
106 Liberty Property Trust LPT Industrial/Office (1.1) 0.7 1.9 5.4
107 Gladstone Commercial Corporation GOOD Industrial/Office 0.1 0.7 1.5 8.1
108 Gladstone Land Corp. LAND Diversified 1.9 0.7 0.5 3.9
109 DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. DFT Diversified – Data Center 0.0 0.6 1.7 5.1
110 Strategic Hotels & Resorts, Inc. BEE Lodging/Resorts (3.4) 0.6
111 Plum Creek Timber Company, Inc. PCL Timber (2.2) 0.6 1.8 4.1
112 National Retail Properties, Inc. NNN Retail 0.2 0.6 1.7 4.1
113 Cedar Realty Trust, Inc. CDR Retail (1.7) 0.5 0.2 2.7
114 Kimco Realty Corporation KIM Retail (5.3) 0.5 1.0 3.8
115 First Industrial Realty Trust, Inc. FR Industrial/Office (6.0) 0.5 0.5 2.5
116 New York REIT, Inc. NYRT Industrial/Office (3.5) 0.5 0.5 4.5
117 Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc. APTS Residential 3.2 0.4 0.7 6.3
118 Vornado Realty Trust VNO Diversified (4.1) 0.4 2.5 2.3
119 Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. HST Lodging/Resorts 2.5 0.4 0.8 3.9
120 Equity One, Inc. EQY Retail (3.4) 0.4 0.9 3.4
121 Acadia Realty Trust AKR Retail (6.6) 0.3 1.0 2.9
122 Gramercy Property Trust Inc. GPT Diversified 0.2 0.3 0.8 2.8
123 Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. WI GLPI Diversified (0.8) 0.3 2.2 6.0
124 Brandywine Realty Trust BDN Industrial/Office (6.1) 0.3 0.6 4.0
125 Simon Property Group, Inc. SPG Retail (3.5) 0.2 5.6 3.0
126 Realty Income Corporation O Retail (4.3) 0.2 2.3 4.6
127 Cousins Properties Incorporated CUZ Industrial/Office (3.6) 0.2 0.3 3.1
128 Whitestone REIT WSR Diversified (2.3) 0.2 1.1 7.4
129 Equity Commonwealth EQC Industrial/Office (2.1) 0.2
130 Crown Castle International Corp CCI Infrastructure 4.2 0.2 3.3 3.8
131 Taubman Centers, Inc. TCO Retail (4.5) 0.1 2.3 3.1
132 Monogram Residential Trust Inc MORE Residential 1.1 0.1 0.3 3.2
133 GEO Group Inc GEO Diversified (3.7) 0.1 2.5 5.9
134 Franklin Street Properties Corp. FSP Industrial/Office (2.4) 0.1 0.8 6.1
135 Spirit Realty Capital, Inc. SRC Retail (2.3) 0.7 5.8
136 Excel Trust, Inc EXL Retail 13.0 0.7 4.5
137 Campus Crest Communities, Inc. CCG Residential (9.5)
138 PS Business Parks, Inc. PSB Industrial/Office (4.3) (0.1) 2.0 2.5
139 DDR Corp. DDR Retail (4.4) (0.1) 0.7 3.9
140 Ventas, Inc. VTR Health Care (0.3) (0.1) 2.3 3.2
141 Parkway Properties, Inc. PKY Industrial/Office (2.9) (0.2) 0.8 4.5
142 EastGroup Properties, Inc. EGP Industrial/Office (0.4) (0.2) 2.3 3.8
143 Kite Realty Group Trust KRG Retail (2.9) (0.2) 1.1 4.0
144 LTC Properties, Inc. LTC Health Care (3.2) (0.3) 2.0 4.6
145 CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust, Inc. CORR Infrastructure 0.3 (0.3) 0.5 7.5
146 Duke Realty Corporation DRE Industrial/Office (6.2) (0.3) 0.7 3.3
147 Independence Realty Trust, Inc. IRT Residential (1.5) (0.3) 0.7 7.7
148 Urstadt Biddle Properties Inc. Class A UBA Retail (8.7) (0.3) 1.0 4.8
149 Senior Housing Properties Trust SNH Health Care (3.5) (0.4) 1.6 7.3
150 Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. Class A PDM Industrial/Office (2.3) (0.4) 0.8 4.6
151 Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc. SKT Retail (2.4) (0.4) 1.1 3.3
152 Washington Real Estate Investment Trust WRE Diversified (5.8) (0.5) 1.2 4.6
153 Brixmor Property Group, Inc. BRX Retail (7.2) (0.6) 0.9 3.7
154 Agree Realty Corporation ADC Retail (4.0) (0.6) 1.8 5.7
155 Medical Properties Trust, Inc. MPW Health Care (0.5) (0.7) 0.9 6.0
156 Urban Edge Properties UE Retail (1.3) (0.7) 0.8 3.4
157 Prologis, Inc. PLD Industrial/Office (2.3) (0.7) 1.4 3.4
158 American Tower Corporation AMT Infrastructure 1.2 (0.8) 1.7 1.8
159 Rayonier Inc. RYN Timber (3.1) (0.9) 1.0 3.8
160 Iron Mountain, Inc. IRM Diversified 0.1 (1.0) 1.9 5.2
161 Corporate Office Properties Trust OFC Industrial/Office (4.3) (1.0) 1.1 3.9
162 City Office REIT, Inc. CIO Industrial/Office 2.0 (1.1) 0.9 7.2
163 Hospitality Properties Trust HPT Lodging/Resorts (4.8) (1.2) 2.0 6.4
164 Government Properties Income Trust GOV Industrial/Office (3.5) (1.3) 1.7 7.8
165 Potlatch Corporation PCH Timber (6.0) (1.3) 1.5 4.0
166 HCP, Inc. HCP Health Care (1.8) (1.8) 2.3 5.3
167 Select Income REIT SIR Diversified (5.6) (1.8) 2.0 8.5
168 American Realty Capital Properties, Inc. Class A ARCP Retail (7.4) (3.0)
169 STORE Capital Corporation STOR Retail (6.0) (3.6) 1.0 4.6

Notes from the author

This is not a recommendation to buy or sell stocks. The highest-yield stocks are not necessarily the best choice for your portfolio. The purpose of this ranking is to shorten your stock analysis by enabling comparison of stock and sector performance. This is a snapshot of information available on 24 April 2015. Please perform your own due diligence before acting. The equity REITs are constituent companies of the FTSE NAREIT All REITs Index as of 31 March 2015. Companies whose equity market capitalization is lower than $100 million have been disregarded.Button


Written by Heli Brecailo

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