2020 REIT Dividend Yields

The Health Care REIT sector posted the highest one-year average dividend yield among the group.
Values shown are average by property type. As of Feb. 28, 2020.
Source: S&P Global Market Intelligence

As of Feb. 28, 2020, publicly traded U.S. equity REITs had a one-year average dividend yield of 3.7 percent.

The regional mall REIT sector posted the highest one-year average dividend yield among the group, at 6.1 percent, outperforming the broader SNL U.S. REIT Equity Index by 2.4 percentage points. The hotel and diversified sectors followed with 5.9 percent and 5.2 percent one-year average dividend yields, respectively.

On the other end of the spectrum, the manufactured homes sector logged the lowest average dividend yield at 2.1 percent, but it stayed ahead of the 10-Year T-Note by 13 basis points.

Diana Rose Barrun is an associate in the real estate client operations department of S&P Global Market Intelligence.

—Posted on Mar. 26, 2020