The best-performing real estate investment trusts

Ranked by one-year total return

Dec 23, 2012 @ 12:01 am

Rank Company/ticker symbol Property focus/number of properties One-year total return* Dividend yield* Implied market capitalization ($M)* Funds from operations per share Debt-to-total capitalization Fixed-charge coverage ratio (multiple)
1 Sabra Health Care REIT Inc. Ticker:(SBRA) Health care 113.1% 6.1% $803.6 $1.41 39.7% 2.3
2 American Realty Capital Trust Inc. Ticker:(ARCT) Retail: other 89.8% 6.6% $1,727.4 $0.67 33.6% 3.9
3 Stag Industrial Inc. Ticker:(STAG) Industrial 76.6% 6.3% $709.7 N/A 27.1% 2.7
4 Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust Ticker:(PEI) Regional mall 72.9% 4.0% $934.3 $1.76 66.7% 1.7
5 Weyerhaeuser Co. Ticker:(WY) Specialty 60.7% 2.6% $14,312.7 N/A 23.3% 3.9
6 CBL & Associates Properties Inc. Ticker:(CBL) Regional mall 59.7% 3.9% $4,237.6 $2.16 48.1% 2.3
7 Retail Properties of America Inc. Ticker:(RPAI) Shopping center 59.1% 5.4% $2,843.8 $1.81 52.9% 2.1
8 Extra Space Storage Inc. Ticker:(EXR) Self-storage 57.9% 2.8% $3,994.9 $1.49 30.6% 3.7
9 Cedar Realty Trust Inc. Ticker:(CDR) Shopping center 51.9% 4.0% $339.2 $0.43 51.9% 1.5
10 Sovran Self Storage Inc. Ticker:(SSS) Self-storage 51.8% 2.9% $1,871.1 $3.10 25.5% 4.0
11 Hudson Pacific Properties Inc. Ticker:(HPP) Office 46.8% 2.8% $900.1 $0.88 25.0% 2.4
12 Universal Health Realty Income Trust Ticker:(UHT) Health care 40.9% 5.1% $607.8 $2.67 25.5% 5.4
13 American Assets Trust Inc. Ticker:(AAT) Diversified 40.6% 3.1% $1,593.8 $1.25 41.7% 2.4
14 Healthcare Realty Trust Inc. Ticker:(HR) Health care 39.7% 5.1% $2,050.8 $1.35 37.6% 2.4
15 CubeSmart Ticker:(CUBE) Self-storage 39.2% 2.4% $1,728.4 $0.60 37.7% 2.7
16 General Growth Properties Inc. Ticker:(GGP) Regional mall 37.2% 2.3% $17,797.3 $0.26 46.6% 1.9
17 CoreSite Realty Corp. Ticker:(COR) Specialty 37.1% 3.3% $1,012.2 $1.47 11.0% 13.6
18 First Industrial Realty Trust Inc. Ticker:(FR) Industrial 36.7% 0.0% $1,334.7 $0.93 44.3% 2.0
19 Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust Ticker:(RPT) Shopping center 35.8% 5.5% $616.5 $0.75 42.3% 2.3
20 Kite Realty Group Trust Ticker:(KRG) Shopping center 35.6% 4.5% $451.9 $0.42 59.0% 1.9
21 Omega Healthcare Investors Inc. Ticker:(OHI) Health care 35.2% 7.9% $2,492.0 $1.96 38.4% 3.3
22 CapLease Inc. Ticker:(LSE) Diversified 33.1% 5.5% $339.3 $1.07 71.2% 1.6
23 DCT Industrial Trust Inc. Ticker:(DCT) Industrial 33.0% 4.5% $1,824.8 $0.42 38.8% 2.5
24 DDR Corp. Ticker:(DDR) Shopping center 31.2% 3.1% $4,730.0 $1.02 45.4% 2.1
25 Chesapeake Lodging Trust Ticker:(CHSP) Hotel 31.0% 4.8% $724.5 $1.39 28.2% 3.0
Ranking is based on unrounded numbers. Includes only those publicly traded U.S. equity REITs with an implied market cap greater than $200M. For the 12-month period ended September 30, 2012 unless otherwise noted. N/A = not available. *As of November 12, 2012 Source: SNL Financial

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