2018 REIT Dividend Yields

Measuring the one-year average dividend yield across asset categories, cycling among other REIT subcategories.

% by sector

As of Feb. 2, 2018.
Source: S&P Global Market Intelligence

As of Feb. 2, publicly traded U.S. equity REITs had a one-year average dividend yield of 3.9 percent. The Health Care REIT sector posted the highest one-year average dividend yield among the group, at 5.4 percent, outperforming the broader SNL U.S. REIT Equity Index by 1.5 percentage points. The Hotel and Diversified REIT sectors followed with 5.3 percent and 4.7 percent one-year average dividend yields, respectively. The 10-Year T Note, on the other hand, registered the lowest one-year average yield at 2.4 percent. The Manufactured Homes sector logged the lowest dividend yield among U.S. REIT sectors at 2.7 percent.

Khamile Armhynn Sabas is an associate in the real estate product operations department of S&P Global Market Intelligence

—Posted on Feb. 21, 2018