2021 REIT Dividend Yields

The health care sector recorded the highest one-year average dividend yield among this group, according to S&P Global Market Intelligence.
Values shown are average by property type. As of Jun. 1, 2021. Source: S&P Global Market Intelligence
Values shown are average by property type. As of Jun. 1, 2021.
Source: S&P Global Market Intelligence

As of June 1, publicly traded U.S. equity REITs posted a one-year average dividend yield of 3.2 percent.

The health care REIT sector recorded the highest one-year average dividend yield among this group, at 4.9 percent, outperforming the broader SNL U.S. REIT Equity Index by 1.6 percentage points. The multifamily and self storage REIT sectors followed with 3.7 percent and 3.5 percent one-year average dividend yields, respectively.

On the other end of the spectrum, the manufactured homes REIT sector logged the lowest average dividend yield at 2.2 percent; however, it outperformed the 10-Year T-Note by 119 basis points.

George Ziglar is an Associate in the Real Estate Client Operations Department of S&P Global Market Intelligence.

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—Posted on June 29, 2021