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Best Office REIT Stocks to Buy Now (2024)
Top office reit stocks in 2024 ranked by overall Zen Score. See the best office reit stocks to buy now, according to analyst forecasts for the reit - office industry.

Industry: REIT - Office
Ticker
Company
Performance Score
Market Cap
Revenue
EBITDA
Earnings
EPS
Revenue Growth Y/Y
Revenue Growth 5Y
Earnings Growth Y/Y
Earnings Growth 5Y
Earnings Date
KRC
KILROY REALTY CORP
$4.24B$1.13B$682.76M$212.24M$1.802.98%8.62%-9.09%-6.80%2024-04-24
HIW
HIGHWOODS PROPERTIES INC
$2.51B$834.00M$584.84M$146.23M$1.390.61%2.98%-6.71%-3.25%2024-04-23
DEA
EASTERLY GOVERNMENT PROPERTIES INC
$1.21B$287.23M$159.27M$18.80M$0.19-2.17%12.33%-44.12%16.12%
CUZ
COUSINS PROPERTIES INC
$3.43B$802.87M$503.32M$82.96M$0.555.32%11.06%-50.45%-6.01%2024-04-25
ARE
ALEXANDRIA REAL ESTATE EQUITIES INC
$21.24B$2.89B$1.27B$92.44M$0.5411.46%16.80%-83.02%-31.31%2024-04-22
EQC
EQUITY COMMONWEALTH
$1.99B$60.52M$110.47M$83.18M$0.76-4.14%-21.03%192.31%-18.93%
BXP
BOSTON PROPERTIES INC
$10.02B$3.27B$1.60B$190.22M$1.215.31%3.80%-77.63%-20.08%2024-04-23
VNO
VORNADO REALTY TRUST
$4.76B$1.81B$941.51M$43.38M$0.230.62%-3.49%N/A-35.24%
ESBA
EMPIRE STATE REALTY OP LP
$266.41M$739.57M$378.45M$80.14M$0.301.72%0.22%36.36%-5.11%
PSTL
POSTAL REALTY TRUST INC
$307.48M$61.61M$31.96M$3.90M$0.1224.31%N/A-14.29%N/A
CDP
COPT DEFENSE PROPERTIES
$2.68B$684.98M$149.66M-$73.47M-$0.67-7.31%3.45%N/AN/A2024-04-25
CIO
CITY OFFICE REIT INC
$165.43M$179.10M$93.48M-$10.10M-$0.25-0.77%6.70%N/AN/A
CMCT
CREATIVE MEDIA & COMMUNITY TRUST CORP
$80.25M$115.66M$41.12M-$68.41M-$3.0114.33%-10.36%N/AN/A2024-03-29
BDN
BRANDYWINE REALTY TRUST
$719.97M$514.65M$87.54M-$197.36M-$1.151.69%-1.12%N/AN/A2024-04-17
OPI
OFFICE PROPERTIES INCOME TRUST
$131.64M$533.55M$241.83M-$69.43M-$1.44-3.74%4.58%N/AN/A2024-04-24
SLG
SL GREEN REALTY CORP
$2.98B$913.71M-$151.36M-$579.51M-$9.12-0.62%-5.73%N/AN/A2024-04-17
PDM
PIEDMONT OFFICE REALTY TRUST INC
$746.52M$577.76M$279.72M-$48.39M-$0.392.48%1.90%N/AN/A2024-04-29
FSP
FRANKLIN STREET PROPERTIES CORP
$238.92M$145.71M$33.73M-$48.11M-$0.47-12.02%-11.53%N/AN/A
JBGS
JBG SMITH PROPERTIES
$1.50B$604.20M$244.01M-$79.98M-$0.78-0.27%-1.27%N/AN/A
PGRE
PARAMOUNT GROUP INC
$952.06M$742.79M$145.32M-$259.74M-$1.200.33%0.97%N/AN/A
HPP
HUDSON PACIFIC PROPERTIES INC
$898.87M$952.30M$448.53M-$192.18M-$1.36-7.20%5.51%N/AN/A
DEI
DOUGLAS EMMETT INC
$2.17B$1.02B$615.75M-$42.71M-$0.262.70%2.98%N/AN/A
ONL
ORION OFFICE REIT INC
$205.28M$195.04M$81.93M-$57.30M-$1.02-6.28%1.62%N/AN/A

Office REIT Stocks FAQ

What are the best office reit stocks to buy right now in Feb 2024?

According to Zen Score, the 3 best office reit stocks to buy right now are:

1. Kilroy Realty (NYSE:KRC)


Kilroy Realty (NYSE:KRC) is the top office reit stock with a Zen Score of 43, which is 23 points higher than the office reit industry average of 20. It passed 16 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Kilroy Realty has seen its stock return 0.22% over the past year, overperforming other office reit stocks by 11 percentage points.

Kilroy Realty has an average 1 year price target of $40.86, an upside of 13.18% from Kilroy Realty's current stock price of $36.10.

Kilroy Realty stock has a consensus Strong Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 7 analysts covering Kilroy Realty, 85.71% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 0% have issued a Buy, 14.29% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

2. Highwoods Properties (NYSE:HIW)


Highwoods Properties (NYSE:HIW) is the second best office reit stock with a Zen Score of 38, which is 18 points higher than the office reit industry average of 20. It passed 13 out of 38 due diligence checks and has average fundamentals. Highwoods Properties has seen its stock lose -10.34% over the past year.

Highwoods Properties has an average 1 year price target of $23.83, an upside of 0.31% from Highwoods Properties's current stock price of $23.76.

Highwoods Properties stock has a consensus Hold recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 6 analysts covering Highwoods Properties, 33.33% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 0% have issued a Buy, 50% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 16.67% have issued a Strong Sell.

3. Easterly Government Properties (NYSE:DEA)


Easterly Government Properties (NYSE:DEA) is the third best office reit stock with a Zen Score of 37, which is 17 points higher than the office reit industry average of 20. It passed 13 out of 38 due diligence checks and has average fundamentals. Easterly Government Properties has seen its stock lose -21.72% over the past year, underperforming other office reit stocks by -11 percentage points.

Easterly Government Properties has an average 1 year price target of $14.00, an upside of 18.44% from Easterly Government Properties's current stock price of $11.82.

Easterly Government Properties stock has a consensus Hold recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 1 analyst covering Easterly Government Properties, 0% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 0% have issued a Buy, 100% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

What are the office reit stocks with highest dividends?

Out of 19 office reit stocks that have issued dividends in the past year, the 3 office reit stocks with the highest dividend yields are:

1. Office Properties Income Trust (NASDAQ:OPI)


Office Properties Income Trust (NASDAQ:OPI) has an annual dividend yield of 28.15%, which is 21 percentage points higher than the office reit industry average of 7.2%. Office Properties Income Trust's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% four times in the last 10 years. Office Properties Income Trust's dividend has not shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Office Properties Income Trust's dividend payout ratio of -52.8% indicates that its high dividend yield might not be sustainable for the long-term.

2. Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN)


Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN) has an annual dividend yield of 16.27%, which is 9 percentage points higher than the office reit industry average of 7.2%. Brandywine Realty Trust's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% one times in the last 10 years. Brandywine Realty Trust's dividend has not shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Brandywine Realty Trust's dividend payout ratio of -59.1% indicates that its high dividend yield might not be sustainable for the long-term.

3. City Office Reit (NYSE:CIO)


City Office Reit (NYSE:CIO) has an annual dividend yield of 12.14%, which is 5 percentage points higher than the office reit industry average of 7.2%. City Office Reit's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% two times in the last 10 years. City Office Reit's dividend has not shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

City Office Reit's dividend payout ratio of -200% indicates that its high dividend yield might not be sustainable for the long-term.

Why are office reit stocks down?

Office reit stocks were down -0.79% in the last day, and down -1.67% over the last week. Orion Office Reit was the among the top losers in the reit - office industry, dropping -16.93% yesterday.

Orion Office REIT shares are trading lower after the company reproted worse-than-expected Q4 financial results and issued FY24 Core FFO guidance below estimates.

What are the most undervalued office reit stocks?

Based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score, the 3 most undervalued office reit stocks right now are:

1. Kilroy Realty (NYSE:KRC)


Kilroy Realty (NYSE:KRC) is the most undervalued office reit stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Kilroy Realty has a valuation score of 71, which is 48 points higher than the office reit industry average of 23. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Kilroy Realty's stock has gained 0.22% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the office reit industry by 11 percentage points.

2. Highwoods Properties (NYSE:HIW)


Highwoods Properties (NYSE:HIW) is the second most undervalued office reit stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Highwoods Properties has a valuation score of 57, which is 34 points higher than the office reit industry average of 23. It passed 4 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Highwoods Properties's stock has dropped -10.34% in the past year. It has performed in line with other stocks in the office reit industry.

3. Cousins Properties (NYSE:CUZ)


Cousins Properties (NYSE:CUZ) is the third most undervalued office reit stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Cousins Properties has a valuation score of 43, which is 20 points higher than the office reit industry average of 23. It passed 3 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Cousins Properties's stock has dropped -7.59% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the office reit industry by 3 percentage points.

Are office reit stocks a good buy now?

43.75% of office reit stocks rated by analysts are a hold right now. On average, analysts expect office reit stocks to rise by 12.72% over the next year.

What is the average p/e ratio of the reit - office industry?

The average P/E ratio of the reit - office industry is 94.3x.
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