- The deal is said to be worth over $7 billion.
- The new REIT would control almost 4,000 properties
- This creates a combined enterprise value of over $21 billion.
- If unemployment goes down, some REITs stand to benefit as more people can afford to buy or rent larger homes.
- On the flip -side, low unemployment is likely to lead to faster tapering from the Fed, and with that comes higher interest rates.
Click on the interactive chart to see dividend yields over time.Do you see REITs as a good way to invest in real estate? Use the list below as a starting point for your own analysis. 1. Avalonbay Communities Inc. ( AVB): Engages in the development, redevelopment, acquisition, ownership, and operation of multifamily communities in the United States. Market cap at $17.14B, most recent closing price at $132.71.
2. Health Care REIT, Inc. ( HCN): Engages in investment, development, and management of properties. Market cap at $17.6B, most recent closing price at $64.45.
3. HCP, Inc. ( HCP): An independent hybrid real estate investment trust. Market cap at $19.13B, most recent closing price at $42.07.
4. Annaly Capital Management, Inc. ( NLY): Engages in the ownership, management, and financing of a portfolio of investment securities. Market cap at $11.1B, most recent closing price at $11.72.
5. Vornado Realty Trust ( VNO): Vornado Realty Trust is a privately owned real estate investment trust. Market cap at $16.59B, most recent closing price at $88.74.
( List compiled by James Dennin, a Kapitall Writer. Dividend yields sourced from Zacks Investment Research, all other data sourced from Finviz.)