Best REIT Diversified Stocks Right Now

Check out the biggest REIT - Diversified stock movers of the day. This list is updated based on premarket, during, and aftermarket prices. Bookmark and check back for more daily.

Empire State Realty OP (ARCA: FISK)

8.90 0.9599 (12.09%)
0.00K
2.48B
-
7.67 - 12.7595

Empire State Realty OP LP is the operating partner of Empire State Realty Inc. The company along with its partner manages, operates, acquires and repositions properties in Manhattan and the greater New York metropolitan area. The firm operates in two segments, Real Estate and Observatory. Through the Real Estate segment, it offers services related to the ownership, management, operation, acquisition, repositioning and disposition of its real estate assets. Under the Observatory segment, it operates the two observatories of the Empire State Building. The company generates maximum revenue from the Real Estate segment.

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Service Properties Trust (NASDAQ: SVC)

6.40 -0.01 (-0.16%)
30.95K
1.06B
6.35 - 6.51
5.75 - 15.39

Service Properties Trust is a real estate investment trust that owns hotel properties. These properties are located primarily in the United States, along with Canada and Puerto Rico. The company operates through its hotel investment unit and net lease investments. The firm derives the majority of its revenue from the hotel real estate investments unit. The hotels are distinguished between their service levels, which include full service, select service, and extended stay; and chain scale, which includes luxury, upper upscale, upscale, upper midscale, and midscale. Most hotels are extended stay or upscale. Some of the major hotel brands include Courtyard by Marriott, Royal Sonesta, Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts, and Hyatt Place.

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Equity Lifestyle Props (NYSE: ELS)

72.08 -0.3 (-0.41%)
35.13K
13.41B
71.89 - 73.04
67.57 - 88.7

Equity Lifestyle Properties Inc is a real estate investment trust primarily engaged in the ownership and operation of manufactured home communities and recreational vehicle (RV) campgrounds throughout the US. The vast majority of the company’s real estate portfolio is comprised of sites located near bodies of water in Florida, the Northeastern region of the US, Arizona, and California. Equity Lifestyle derives nearly all of its income in the form of rental revenue from its properties. This income is pretty evenly split between its community sites and resort sites in the Florida, Northeastern US, Arizona, and California markets. Equity Lifestyle’s site offerings mainly attract retirees, vacationing families, and second homeowners who lease on an annual basis.

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Vornado Realty (NYSE: VNO)

34.14 -0.5 (-1.44%)
74.91K
6.55B
34.32 - 34.82
33.58 - 50.91

Vornado Realty Trust is a real estate company with a collection of premier assets in the U.S. It is focused on growing its dominant positions in New York City commercial spaces and Manhattan high street retail. Vornado Realty Trust owns and operates 20 million square feet of prime office properties.

The real estate stock has a market cap of $7 billion and has an EPS of $0.28. It has an annual dividend yield of $2.12 per share. Vornado Realty Trust is a 52-week low of $27.64 and a 52-week high of $68.68. It has high liquidity and trades more than 2 million shares per day. Vornado Realty Trust generated revenue of $1.9 billion in 2019.

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EPR Props (NYSE: EPR)

49.98 -0.21 (-0.42%)
61.85K
3.75B
49.97 - 50.77
41.14 - 56.38

EPR Properties is a specialty REIT that primarily invests in the entertainment sector. The company owns 179 theaters, 55 “eat-and-play” establishments, 13 ski properties and resorts, 3 culture-based theme parks and much more. The REIT also invests in private schools and other educational ventures.

EPR is a solid choice for any investor who wants to add a wide exposure to the entertainment real estate market. Over the past year, EPR has beat its quarterly earnings estimates by an average of 2.98%, and its holdings are well distributed throughout the U.S. and Canada.

While its dividend yield is cautiously high now (at just under 20%) EPR still remains a solid choice for anyone interested in adding REIT with a long history in entertainment to their portfolio.

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Biggest REIT Diversified Movers of the Day

Trading before the market opens? Here are some of the biggest premarket movers in the REIT diversified category.

The data provided below is intended for educational purposes only, we have included the session dates for your reference.

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Premarket REIT Diversified Stocks
Symbol Last Price Change % Change Trade
MDRR 0.965001 0.014 1.44% Trade
GOOD 19.5 0.14 0.72% Trade
GNL 13.57 0.05 0.36% Trade
STOR 27.4558 0.076 0.27% Trade
OLP 26.02 0.04 0.15% Trade
Symbol Last Price Change % Change Trade
STAR 16.7 -0.3 -1.77% Trade
LXP 11.545 -0.125 -1.08% Trade
AAT 32.68 -0.21 -0.64% Trade
AHH 13.05 -0.06 -0.46% Trade
WPC 81 -0.34 -0.42% Trade
ALEX 20.77 -0.08 -0.39% Trade
EPRT 23.045 -0.085 -0.37% Trade
WRE 22.775 -0.065 -0.29% Trade
ESRT 8 -0.02 -0.25% Trade
PSB 186.5 -0.29 -0.16% Trade
Market REIT Diversified Stocks
Symbol Last Price Change % Change Trade
MDRR 0.97 0.019 1.96% Trade
LXP 11.86 0.19 1.62% Trade
GNL 13.69 0.17 1.25% Trade
GOOD 19.5 0.14 0.72% Trade
Symbol Last Price Change % Change Trade
STOR 27.31 -0.07 -0.26% Trade
After Hours REIT Diversified Stocks
Symbol Last Price Change % Change Trade
MDRR 0.965 0.014 1.44% Trade
Symbol Last Price Change % Change Trade
ESRT 7.9 -0.12 -1.5% Trade

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Have you ever dreamed of investing in a theme park, apartment complex or hospital? A real estate investment trust (REIT) diversified stock can allow you to invest in multimillion-dollar ventures for less than $40 per share. REIT diversified stocks give you a higher level of protection by exposing you to multiple real estate markets or ventures with a single purchase.

Which REITs are worth your money, and how can you tell which REITs will continue to pay high dividends? Today, we’ll cover the basics of REIT dividend investing. We’ll also introduce you to a few REIT diversified stocks that currently have investors talking.

Overview: REIT Diversified Stocks

An investment trust such as a REIT is a special classification of businesses that invest in real estate and real estate assets. To be classified as a REIT, a business must invest at least 75% of its assets in real estate assets. It must also agree to pay out at least 90% of its taxable income back to its shareholders in the form of dividends. In exchange for meeting the REIT classification, the business enjoys generous corporate tax advantages.

A diversified REIT is one that invests in more than 1 type of property. A diversified REIT might invest some of its capital in commercial spaces, residential real estate, healthcare properties and more. Some REITs may also diversify by location — for example, purchasing commercial properties in multiple cities across the country. Each diversified REIT allocates its resources with its own unique distribution. 

Investing in diversified REITs is a great way to take advantage of the higher dividends offered without putting all of your financial eggs in 1 single real estate sector.  

Real Estate Investment Brokers

Like investing in any other type of stock, you’ll need to open an account with an online broker before you can get started buying REIT diversified shares. Here are a few of our favorite brokers offering online access to the markets and low-cost trading. 

get started securely through CityVest’s website
Disclosure: Must be accredited investing a minimum of $25,000.
Fees
0.75%
Minimum Investment
$25,000
1 Minute Review

CityVest is a web-based real estate investment platform that was established to give small-to-medium-sized investors access to real estate investment opportunities that typically require 6-figure minimum investments. CityVest does this by pooling multiple investor contributions into 1 bundle large enough to satisfy the minimum investment requirements of the best institutional private equity real estate investment funds.

Best For
  • Individual investors seeking access to institutional investments
  • Experienced investors looking to diversify their portfolio
  • Investors seeking investments with strong due diligence and screening
Pros
  • Access to high-performance institutional funds
  • High returns
  • Intense vetting of investment opportunities
  • Third-party due diligence on all funds
  • No registration needed to review investment opportunities
  • Quarterly distributions
Cons
  • Only available to accredited investors
  • Not a lot of investor control of fund options
Get started securely through Streitwise’s website
Fees
2% – 3%
Minimum Investment
$5,000
1 Minute Review

Streitwise is a unique online real estate investing platform that was designed to give investors, both big and small, an equal opportunity to invest in real estate. At its core, Streitwise is a real estate investment trust, but it’s one of the few online real estate investing platforms that is available to non-accredited investors.

Best For
  • Investors looking to diversify
  • Investors with less than $200k in annual income
  • Passive traders
Pros
  • Consistent quarterly dividends
  • Low, transparent fees
  • Low investment minimum
  • Convenient and easy to use
Cons
  • Limited offerings
Get Started securely through Arrived Homes’s website
Fees
1% asset management fee
Minimum Investment
$100
1 Minute Review

Arrived Homes is a real estate investment platform that focuses on building wealth through investing in rental properties. While most real estate platforms and REITs focus on commercial properties, Arrived Homes focuses on single-family homes as its source of rental income.

This focus on smaller properties allows Arrived Homes to sell ownership shares on individual properties to non-accredited investors with buy-ins as low as $100. Learn more about Arrived Homes with Benzinga’s review.

Best For
  • Small- to medium-sized investors
  • Investors interested in rental income
  • Investors looking to diversify
Pros
  • Buy-ins as low as $100
  • Open to non-accredited investors
  • Offers ownership shares in real property (and all the tax benefits)
  • Multiple ways to earn dividends (rental income and property appreciation)
  • Great way to diversify portfolio
  • Open to self-directed individual retirement accounts (IRAs)
Cons
  • Long hold periods
  • No secondary market to liquidate shares
Get started securely through CrowdStreet’s website
Fees
1% – 1.75%
Minimum Investment
$25,000
1 Minute Review

Crowdstreet is an online real estate investment platform that lets investors choose from a wide range of real estate investment offerings to crowdfund. Crowdstreet investors are free to buy into managed funds, individual buildings or even build a bespoke investment portfolio that includes both kinds of deals.

CrowdStreet’s platform has a diverse range of property types, ranging from multifamily to office, industrial, self-storage and others.

 

Best For
  • Accredited investors
  • Long-term investors
  • Investors looking to diversify from stocks
Pros
  • User-friendly interface
  • Diverse investment offerings
  • Great investor resources
  • Proven performance history
  • Many offerings eligible for inclusion in self-directed IRA
Cons
  • Accredited investors only
  • Most offerings require a $25,000 minimum investment
Get started securely through Yieldstreet’s website
Fees
average 1-2%
Minimum Investment
$500
1 Minute Review

Yieldstreet is an online investment platform that specializes in alternative investment offerings designed to generate passive income and wealth for investors. The platform offers a 1-stop shop for a range of alternative investments ranging from real estate to structured notes and even art collections.

Best For
  • Accredited investors looking to diversify
  • Alternative investments to stocks and bonds
  • Investors looking for passive income
Pros
  • Easy-to-use platform
  • Carefully selected offerings
  • Excellent mobile app
  • Full spectrum of alternative offerings
  • Options for non-accredited investors
Cons
  • Majority of investments only open to accredited investors

Features to Look for in a REIT Diversified Stock

There are dozens of REIT diversified stocks on the major American markets. Unfortunately, not every REIT is worth investing in. Let’s take a look at a few key features you should look for before you invest.

  • High earnings per share: One of the first factors you should consider when you compare diversified REITs is each offering’s earnings per share (EPS). A higher EPS means that the money is managing its finances well, and that it has more money coming in through its properties than it is spending on maintenance and upkeep.
  • A solid diversification strategy: Every REIT diversified stock has its own definition of what “diversification” means. Some REITs diversify by investing in multiple types of properties. Some diversify by investing in multiple states or cities and some REITs diversify by investing in different parts of a singular city (common in large cities like New York City and Los Angeles). Some large REITs use all 3 of these diversification strategies. 

Before you invest in a REIT, take a look at its portfolio to make sure that it has a substantial enough level of diversification to mitigate risk. If you’re planning on investing in only 1 REIT diversified stock, make sure it has multiple levels of diversification. 

  • An appropriate dividend yield: Most investors are attracted to REITs because they pay out higher-than-average dividends. With so many stocks under $10 in the REIT sector, it can be tempting to only invest with ones that pay out the most in dividends. However, high dividends aren’t always the benchmark of a well-performing REIT.

Instead of looking at the dividend amount per-dollar, look at each stock’s dividend yield. The dividend yield is a ratio that compares the price of the stock to the amount that it pays out in dividends. 

REITs tend to have higher dividend yields, but be aware that high dividend yields can be a trap to lure investors in before suddenly dropping the dividend. As a general rule, you should be wary of any stocks that have dividend yields above 10%. 

Diversifying Your Real Estate Holdings

REIT diversified stocks can add a level of safety to any portfolio. If you’re interested in adding even more diversification to your real estate investments, consider purchasing a REIT exchange-traded fund (ETF) as well. REIT ETFs bundle multiple REITs in an individual sector, giving you more diversification without purchasing individual stocks. 

No matter what you decide to invest in, remember to do your research and keep tabs on how your portfolio is moving. 

Accelerate Your Wealth

Arrived Homes allows retail investors to buy shares of individual rental properties for as little as $100. Arrived Homes acquires properties in some of the fastest-growing rental markets in the country, then sells shares to individual investors who simply collect passive income while waiting for the property to appreciate in value over 5 to 7 years. When the time is right, Arrived Homes sells the property so investors can cash in on the equity they've gained over time. Offerings are available to non-accredited investors. Sign up for an account on Arrived Homes to browse available properties and add real estate to your portfolio today.