U.S. Equity REITs
- Aug 30, 2017
U.S. equity REIT average 2017 AFFO payout ratio
The multifamily sector was in a pretty good spot following the Health Care, Industrial and Self-Storage REITs with an 84.1 percent SNL AFFO payout ratio estimate for year-end 2017. Among the U.S. Multifamily-focused REITs, Bluerock Residential Growth REIT, Inc. posted the highest payout ratio estimate, at 195.9 percent. Independence Realty Trust, Inc. ranked second with a 110.5 percent AFFO payout ratio estimate for 2017. At the other end of the spectrum, NexPoint Residential Trust, Inc. posted a 54.3 percent SNL AFFO payout ratio estimate, the lowest estimate among multifamily-focused REITs.
— Khamile Armhynn Sabas is an analyst in the Real Estate Product Operations department of S&P Global Market Intelligence