2019 REIT Returns
- Apr 19, 2019
As of March 29, publicly traded U.S. Equity REITs posted a 19.7 percent one-year total return. The Health Care REIT sector topped the chart with a 35.1 percent total return, beating the broader U.S. Equity REIT index by 15.40 percentage points. The Manufactured Homes and Multifamily REIT sectors followed with 32.6 percent and 25.8 percent one-year total returns, respectively.
On the other end of the spectrum, the Hotel sector had the lowest one-year total return of 5.0 percent. The Office sector was second lowest among the sectors, with a 9.6 percent one-year total return.
As of March 29, the Multifamily sector index was ranked third of all property sectors, posting a one-year total return of 25.8 percent. Among the Multifamily-focused REITs, NexPoint Residential Trust Inc. delivered the highest one-year total return of approximately 59.4 percent. Bluerock Residential Growth REIT and UDR Inc. followed at 35.5 percent and 32.0 percent one-year total returns, respectively. Preferred Apartment Communities Inc. posted a 11.5 percent return for the year, lowest among the total returns of multifamily index constituents.
Carter Phillips is an analyst in the real estate client operations department of S&P Global Market Intelligence.
—Posted on Apr. 19, 2019