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Best Real Estate Stocks to Buy Now (2022)
Top real estate stocks in 2022 ranked by overall Zen Score. See the best real estate stocks to buy now, according to analyst forecasts for the real estate sector.

Sector: Real Estate
Ticker
Company
Exchange
Industry
Zen Score
Market Cap
Price
1d %
EBITDA
P/E
D/E
LSEA
LANDSEA HOMES CORP
NASDAQ
Real Estate - Development
$349.00M$7.70-3.77%$102.15M4.90x1.12
CBRE
CBRE GROUP INC
NYSE
Real Estate Services
$27.02B$82.65-4.40%$3.06B14.08x1.40
IIPR
INNOVATIVE INDUSTRIAL PROPERTIES INC
NYSE
REIT - Industrial
$3.80B$136.03-5.82%$190.90M27.32x0.28
CHCI
COMSTOCK HOLDING COMPANIES INC
NASDAQ
Real Estate - Diversified
$37.47M$4.45-1.10%$3.59M2.42x0.57
PCH
POTLATCHDELTIC CORP
NASDAQ
REIT - Specialty
$3.82B$55.03-2.96%$651.31M8.21x0.60
WY
WEYERHAEUSER CO
NYSE
REIT - Specialty
$29.32B$39.38-3.71%$4.21B10.94x0.67
PSB
PS BUSINESS PARKS INC
NYSE
REIT - Diversified
$5.15B$186.47-0.39%$589.16M11.74x0.07
BRMK
BROADMARK REALTY CAPITAL INC
NYSE
REIT - Mortgage
$1.01B$7.57-3.04%$86.80M12.41x0.11
STAR
ISTAR INC
NYSE
REIT - Diversified
$1.40B$16.84-8.37%$789.49M1.62x1.58
BRT
BRT APARTMENTS CORP
NYSE
REIT - Residential
$387.32M$20.82-3.31%$61.82M8.57x1.26
OFC
CORPORATE OFFICE PROPERTIES TRUST
NYSE
REIT - Office
$3.00B$26.670.52%$352.74M21.00x1.46
CHCT
COMMUNITY HEALTHCARE TRUST INC
NYSE
REIT - Healthcare Facilities
$929.43M$37.07-2.00%$65.68M42.61x0.62
VICI
VICI PROPERTIES INC
NYSE
REIT - Diversified
$28.45B$29.54-1.12%$1.37B17.90x0.41
DEA
EASTERLY GOVERNMENT PROPERTIES INC
NYSE
REIT - Office
$1.77B$19.46-0.05%$163.90M55.60x1.09
FOR
FORESTAR GROUP INC
NYSE
Real Estate - Development
$822.67M$16.54-2.36%$198.80M5.55x1.02
PSA
PUBLIC STORAGE
NYSE
REIT - Industrial
$55.55B$316.46-3.02%$2.93B30.58x0.81
GMRE
GLOBAL MEDICAL REIT INC
NYSE
REIT - Healthcare Facilities
$875.98M$13.37-2.24%$73.37M66.85x0.99
LAMR
LAMAR ADVERTISING CO
NASDAQ
REIT - Specialty
$10.22B$100.71-3.26%$836.83M23.15x3.98
SELF
GLOBAL SELF STORAGE INC
NASDAQ
REIT - Industrial
$62.43M$5.77-0.35%$5.73M18.03x0.41
NRZ
NEW RESIDENTIAL INVESTMENT CORP
NYSE
REIT - Mortgage
$5.23B$11.21-3.21%$1.44B4.79x4.31
UHT
UNIVERSAL HEALTH REALTY INCOME TRUST
NYSE
REIT - Healthcare Facilities
$710.96M$51.57-1.34%$145.28M6.51x1.54
SPG
SIMON PROPERTY GROUP INC
NYSE
REIT - Retail
$39.69B$120.76-5.87%$4.49B17.78x8.96
CUZ
COUSINS PROPERTIES INC
NYSE
REIT - Office
$5.18B$34.82-1.52%$630.77M18.72x0.61
EPRT
ESSENTIAL PROPERTIES REALTY TRUST INC
NYSE
REIT - Diversified
$3.02B$23.06-4.38%$216.51M26.20x0.56
EXPI
EXP WORLD HOLDINGS INC
NASDAQ
Real Estate Services
$2.12B$14.09-6.88%$37.99M24.29x1.05
IRT
INDEPENDENCE REALTY TRUST INC
NYSE
REIT - Residential
$5.02B$22.68-2.16%$305.18M31.07x0.75
MAA
MID AMERICA APARTMENT COMMUNITIES INC
NYSE
REIT - Residential
$20.38B$176.55-1.95%$1.30B34.15x0.86
OHI
OMEGA HEALTHCARE INVESTORS INC
NYSE
REIT - Healthcare Facilities
$7.09B$30.14-1.06%$1.02B16.12x1.50
AFCG
AFC GAMMA INC
NASDAQ
REIT - Specialty
$348.27M$17.64-1.70%$29.82M9.85x0.35
SUI
SUN COMMUNITIES INC
NYSE
REIT - Residential
$19.53B$160.63-4.55%$1.03B52.15x1.05
MPW
MEDICAL PROPERTIES TRUST INC
NYSE
REIT - Healthcare Facilities
$11.08B$18.47-1.89%$1.92B9.82x1.22
NTP
NAM TAI PROPERTY INC
NYSE
Real Estate Services
$175.22M$4.47-6.04%$73.51M3.63x1.84
CIO
CITY OFFICE REIT INC
NYSE
REIT - Office
$619.78M$14.23-4.57%$542.90M1.37x0.84
STOR
STORE CAPITAL CORP
NYSE
REIT - Diversified
$7.72B$27.50-3.31%$749.27M25.00x0.92
MMI
MARCUS & MILLICHAP INC
NYSE
Real Estate Services
$1.63B$41.84-6.33%$253.66M10.43x0.45
CSGP
COSTAR GROUP INC
NASDAQ
Real Estate Services
$23.01B$58.08-4.63%$629.45M73.52x0.27
EGP
EASTGROUP PROPERTIES INC
NYSE
REIT - Industrial
$6.93B$166.25-6.14%$359.70M34.93x1.00
IRM
IRON MOUNTAIN INC
NYSE
REIT - Specialty
$15.55B$53.51-4.65%$1.76B34.52x19.62
AMT
AMERICAN TOWER CORP
NYSE
REIT - Specialty
$106.31B$233.00-1.02%$6.42B40.17x11.28
CIM
CHIMERA INVESTMENT CORP
NYSE
REIT - Mortgage
$2.29B$9.66-3.21%$250.15M12.88x3.57
AMH
AMERICAN HOMES 4 RENT
NYSE
REIT - Residential
$13.17B$37.80-3.07%$703.98M78.75x0.67
UBA
URSTADT BIDDLE PROPERTIES INC
NYSE
REIT - Retail
$711.89M$17.61-2.95%$89.86M19.81x0.58
PINE
ALPINE INCOME PROPERTY TRUST INC
NYSE
REIT - Diversified
$225.41M$19.05-1.36%$33.31M18.68x1.60
HTA
HEALTHCARE TRUST OF AMERICA INC
NYSE
REIT - Healthcare Facilities
$6.80B$29.67-2.76%$470.66M69.00x1.10
EQIX
EQUINIX INC
NASDAQ
REIT - Specialty
$58.87B$646.81-1.45%$2.62B119.12x1.56
REXR
REXFORD INDUSTRIAL REALTY INC
NYSE
REIT - Industrial
$10.98B$66.55-4.93%$344.65M75.63x0.37
ALEX
ALEXANDER & BALDWIN INC
NYSE
REIT - Diversified
$1.57B$21.58-3.10%$111.20M44.04x0.73
O
REALTY INCOME CORP
NYSE
REIT - Retail
$41.28B$68.61-1.53%$1.98B72.99x0.73
DOC
PHYSICIANS REALTY TRUST
NYSE
REIT - Healthcare Facilities
$4.13B$18.31-2.24%$313.56M49.49x0.77
NMRK
NEWMARK GROUP INC
NASDAQ
Real Estate Services
$2.11B$11.43-4.02%$1.12B3.04x2.23
PSTL
POSTAL REALTY TRUST INC
NYSE
REIT - Office
$291.61M$15.54-1.35%$20.37M119.54x0.63
REG
REGENCY CENTERS CORP
NASDAQ
REIT - Retail
$11.98B$69.52-4.57%$924.87M25.01x0.76
NSA
NATIONAL STORAGE AFFILIATES TRUST
NYSE
REIT - Industrial
$4.65B$50.82-4.78%$373.86M45.38x1.78
NNN
NATIONAL RETAIL PROPERTIES INC
NYSE
REIT - Retail
$7.85B$44.61-2.69%$662.80M26.71x0.99
CWK
CUSHMAN & WAKEFIELD PLC
NYSE
Real Estate Services
$4.23B$18.74-4.70%$913.40M13.39x4.04
HIW
HIGHWOODS PROPERTIES INC
NYSE
REIT - Office
$4.22B$40.14-1.97%$657.55M14.18x1.31
GTY
GETTY REALTY CORP
NYSE
REIT - Retail
$1.29B$27.59-2.07%$125.47M20.29x1.02
EQR
EQUITY RESIDENTIAL
NYSE
REIT - Residential
$28.51B$75.82-2.72%$2.51B21.12x0.86
BFS
SAUL CENTERS INC
NYSE
REIT - Retail
$1.18B$49.54-4.30%$145.38M29.14x3.02
SAFE
SAFEHOLD INC
NYSE
REIT - Diversified
$2.68B$43.28-6.33%$180.91M29.44x1.57
AXR
AMREP CORP
NYSE
Real Estate Services
$89.14M$12.150.00%$13.30M9.49x0.10
BRX
BRIXMOR PROPERTY GROUP INC
NYSE
REIT - Retail
$7.38B$24.64-4.71%$818.38M24.64x1.97
KW
KENNEDY-WILSON HOLDINGS INC
NYSE
Real Estate Services
$2.97B$21.58-2.69%$860.00M8.43x2.95
ELS
EQUITY LIFESTYLE PROPERTIES INC
NYSE
REIT - Residential
$13.51B$72.63-3.51%$585.60M48.10x2.56
NHI
NATIONAL HEALTH INVESTORS INC
NYSE
REIT - Healthcare Facilities
$2.62B$57.23-1.36%$211.17M31.10x0.89
DEI
DOUGLAS EMMETT INC
NYSE
REIT - Office
$4.99B$28.41-2.68%$586.01M64.57x2.11
CHMI
CHERRY HILL MORTGAGE INVESTMENT CORP
NYSE
REIT - Mortgage
$131.48M$6.96-1.01%$20.78M14.81x3.72
CTO
CTO REALTY GROWTH INC
NYSE
Real Estate - Development
$392.23M$65.00-2.62%$49.71M20.31x0.75
SRC
SPIRIT REALTY CAPITAL INC
NYSE
REIT - Diversified
$5.79B$43.08-4.29%$588.97M23.67x0.83
JLL
JONES LANG LASALLE INC
NYSE
Real Estate Services
$9.72B$198.83-5.62%$1.54B10.04x1.45
ALX
ALEXANDERS INC
NYSE
REIT - Retail
$1.21B$236.57-1.34%$181.94M9.36x4.51
RMR
RMR GROUP INC
NASDAQ
Real Estate Services
$915.75M$29.07-1.44%$51.16M13.15x0.88
INVH
INVITATION HOMES INC
NYSE
REIT - Residential
$22.49B$36.85-3.18%$1.21B73.70x0.82
DLR
DIGITAL REALTY TRUST INC
NYSE
REIT - Office
$36.62B$128.65-2.61%$3.26B26.53x1.04
KREF
KKR REAL ESTATE FINANCE TRUST INC
NYSE
REIT - Mortgage
$1.34B$19.79-2.07%$143.20M9.16x3.33
TRNO
TERRENO REALTY CORP
NYSE
REIT - Industrial
$4.76B$63.07-4.27%$154.59M50.46x0.42
STAG
STAG INDUSTRIAL INC
NYSE
REIT - Industrial
$6.18B$34.46-5.83%$533.33M26.31x0.74
ACRE
ARES COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE CORP
NYSE
REIT - Mortgage
$741.46M$15.63-8.51%$62.16M11.58x2.65
MFA
MFA FINANCIAL INC
NYSE
REIT - Mortgage
$1.41B$13.72-4.15%$160.44M12.04x3.23
HR
HEALTHCARE REALTY TRUST INC
NYSE
REIT - Healthcare Facilities
$4.32B$28.50-1.58%$349.23M50.89x0.99
FSP
FRANKLIN STREET PROPERTIES CORP
NYSEMKT
REIT - Office
$482.75M$4.68-2.35%$196.83M5.26x0.74
OPAD
OFFERPAD SOLUTIONS INC
NYSE
Real Estate Services
$1.24B$5.07-5.13%$71.39M3.78x2.79
CCI
CROWN CASTLE INTERNATIONAL CORP
NYSE
REIT - Specialty
$76.56B$176.80-0.76%$3.79B52.46x3.86
LFT
LUMENT FINANCE TRUST INC
NYSE
REIT - Mortgage
$135.79M$2.60-0.77%$10.79M10.83x3.54
LSI
LIFE STORAGE INC
NYSE
REIT - Industrial
$9.67B$114.65-3.41%$526.35M33.43x0.88
TWO
TWO HARBORS INVESTMENT CORP
NYSE
REIT - Mortgage
$1.78B$5.16-2.91%$262.65M12.59x3.67
BDN
BRANDYWINE REALTY TRUST
NYSE
REIT - Office
$1.93B$11.24-2.22%$255.13M160.57x1.35
EXR
EXTRA SPACE STORAGE INC
NYSE
REIT - Industrial
$24.01B$178.84-4.30%$1.27B28.89x2.09
AVB
AVALONBAY COMMUNITIES INC
NYSE
REIT - Residential
$29.06B$207.84-3.02%$2.13B25.82x0.81
NXRT
NEXPOINT RESIDENTIAL TRUST INC
NYSE
REIT - Residential
$1.90B$73.88-2.14%$159.74M73.15x3.19
FTHM
FATHOM HOLDINGS INC
NASDAQ
Real Estate Services
$145.57M$8.35-5.63%-$14.36M-8.35x0.30
RC
READY CAPITAL CORP
NYSE
REIT - Mortgage
$1.24B$14.93-2.81%$221.97M6.25x5.14
VNO
VORNADO REALTY TRUST
NYSE
REIT - Office
$6.84B$35.69-4.23%$880.36M54.91x1.67
BNL
BROADSTONE NET LEASE INC
NYSE
REIT - Diversified
$3.52B$20.79-2.74%$305.57M31.03x0.72
AJX
GREAT AJAX CORP
NYSE
REIT - Mortgage
$217.46M$9.383.94%$38.61M7.11x2.47
UNIT
UNITI GROUP INC
NASDAQ
REIT - Specialty
$2.55B$10.77-1.86%$858.70M13.99x-3.32
RPT
RPT REALTY
NYSE
REIT - Retail
$1.09B$12.82-6.16%$167.38M20.68x1.08
PDM
PIEDMONT OFFICE REALTY TRUST INC
NYSE
REIT - Office
$1.91B$15.46-2.46%$303.74M38.65x1.02
CUBE
CUBESMART
NYSE
REIT - Industrial
$9.53B$42.45-3.25%$570.83M40.43x1.24
AAT
AMERICAN ASSETS TRUST INC
NYSE
REIT - Diversified
$2.03B$33.56-2.41%$216.11M53.27x1.46

Real Estate Industries

IndustryStocks1d %1w %1m %1y %Zen ScoreP/E ratioP/B RatioROEROAROCEUpside/DownsideConsensus
13+1.44%+4.25%-1.11%+6.86%-46.24x0.81x-1.25%+0.76%-1.08%+26.10%Buy
7+2.36%+6.07%-8.64%+9.26%29.62x1.89x+8.63%+3.77%+0.02%+38.65%Strong Buy
36+2.42%+4.55%-6.72%-20.99%4.18x2.55x+7.02%+2.69%+6.95%+54.95%Buy
30+1.56%+4.63%-0.46%+1.05%12.39x1.65x+7.55%+4.48%N/A+21.59%Buy
17+2.22%+5.72%-2.85%-6.75%83.43x1.85x+4.55%+2.02%+0.05%+12.52%Buy
18+3.96%+5.25%-2.72%-5.54%10.36x1.56x-1.01%-0.39%+0.26%+17.40%Buy
19+0.04%+1.38%-18.32%+6.54%23.00x3.09x+13.93%+7.26%+0.36%+28.52%Buy
38+1.10%+2.21%-3.97%-16.85%6.23x0.81x+7.45%+1.35%+0.00%+21.44%Buy
26+1.91%+3.47%-10.76%-8.91%24.28x1.51x+5.51%+2.36%N/A+26.09%Buy
21+0.88%+3.17%-11.84%+10.62%45.72x2.84x+8.73%+3.92%N/A+22.02%Buy
29+2.30%+5.09%-5.36%+2.01%45.77x2.11x+19.48%+3.42%N/A+11.56%Buy
18+0.55%+3.32%-9.23%-3.79%54.48x8.88x+24.06%+4.76%+7.44%+26.36%Buy

Real Estate Stocks FAQ

What are the best real estate stocks to buy right now in May 2022?

According to Zen Score, the 3 best real estate stocks to buy right now are:

1. LANDSEA HOMES (NASDAQ:LSEA)


LANDSEA HOMES (NASDAQ:LSEA) is the top real estate stock with a Zen Score of 62, which is 33 points higher than the real estate sector average of 29. It passed 21 out of 33 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. LANDSEA HOMES has seen its stock lose -18.57% over the past year, underperforming other real estate stocks by -16 percentage points.

LANDSEA HOMES has an average 1 year price target of $11.50, an upside of 49.35% from LANDSEA HOMES's current stock price of $7.70.

LANDSEA HOMES stock has a consensus Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 2 analysts covering LANDSEA HOMES, 50% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 0% have issued a Buy, 50% have issued a Hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

2. INNOVATIVE INDUSTRIAL PROPERTIES (NYSE:IIPR)


INNOVATIVE INDUSTRIAL PROPERTIES (NYSE:IIPR) is the second best real estate stock with a Zen Score of 57, which is 28 points higher than the real estate sector average of 29. It passed 22 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. INNOVATIVE INDUSTRIAL PROPERTIES has seen its stock lose -24.62% over the past year, underperforming other real estate stocks by -22 percentage points.

INNOVATIVE INDUSTRIAL PROPERTIES has an average 1 year price target of $271.00, an upside of 99.22% from INNOVATIVE INDUSTRIAL PROPERTIES's current stock price of $136.03.

INNOVATIVE INDUSTRIAL PROPERTIES stock has a consensus Strong Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 5 analysts covering INNOVATIVE INDUSTRIAL PROPERTIES, 40% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 60% have issued a Buy, 0% have issued a Hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

3. CBRE GROUP (NYSE:CBRE)


CBRE GROUP (NYSE:CBRE) is the third best real estate stock with a Zen Score of 57, which is 28 points higher than the real estate sector average of 29. It passed 19 out of 33 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. CBRE GROUP has seen its stock lose -7.74% over the past year, underperforming other real estate stocks by -6 percentage points.

CBRE GROUP has an average 1 year price target of $117.67, an upside of 42.37% from CBRE GROUP's current stock price of $82.65.

CBRE GROUP stock has a consensus Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 3 analysts covering CBRE GROUP, 0% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 100% have issued a Buy, 0% have issued a Hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

What are the real estate stocks with highest dividends?

Out of 208 real estate stocks that have issued dividends in the past year, the 3 real estate stocks with the highest dividend yields are:

1. ORCHID ISLAND CAPITAL (NYSE:ORC)


ORCHID ISLAND CAPITAL (NYSE:ORC) has an annual dividend yield of 24.32%, which is 19 percentage points higher than the real estate sector average of 5.17%. ORCHID ISLAND CAPITAL's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% seven times in the last 10 years. ORCHID ISLAND CAPITAL's dividend has not shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

ORCHID ISLAND CAPITAL's dividend payout ratio of -62.1% indicates that its high dividend yield might not be sustainable for the long-term.

2. INVESCO MORTGAGE CAPITAL (NYSE:IVR)


INVESCO MORTGAGE CAPITAL (NYSE:IVR) has an annual dividend yield of 20.22%, which is 15 percentage points higher than the real estate sector average of 5.17%. INVESCO MORTGAGE CAPITAL's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% four times in the last 10 years. INVESCO MORTGAGE CAPITAL's dividend has not shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

INVESCO MORTGAGE CAPITAL's dividend payout ratio of -31.6% indicates that its high dividend yield might not be sustainable for the long-term.

3. WESTERN ASSET MORTGAGE CAPITAL (NYSE:WMC)


WESTERN ASSET MORTGAGE CAPITAL (NYSE:WMC) has an annual dividend yield of 16.92%, which is 12 percentage points higher than the real estate sector average of 5.17%. WESTERN ASSET MORTGAGE CAPITAL's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% seven times in the last 10 years. WESTERN ASSET MORTGAGE CAPITAL's dividend has not shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

WESTERN ASSET MORTGAGE CAPITAL's dividend payout ratio of -16.1% indicates that its high dividend yield might not be sustainable for the long-term.

Why are real estate stocks up?

Real estate stocks were up 1.35% in the last day, and up 3.64% over the last week.

We couldn't find a catalyst for why real estate stocks are up.

What are the most undervalued real estate stocks?

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

1. NAM TAI PROPERTY (NYSE:NTP)


NAM TAI PROPERTY (NYSE:NTP) is the most undervalued real estate stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. NAM TAI PROPERTY has a valuation score of 71, which is 43 points higher than the real estate sector average of 28. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

NAM TAI PROPERTY's stock has dropped -79.87% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the real estate sector by -78 percentage points.

2. LANDSEA HOMES (NASDAQ:LSEA)


LANDSEA HOMES (NASDAQ:LSEA) is the second most undervalued real estate stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. LANDSEA HOMES has a valuation score of 71, which is 43 points higher than the real estate sector average of 28. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

LANDSEA HOMES's stock has dropped -18.57% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the real estate sector by -16 percentage points.

3. COMSTOCK HOLDING COMPANIES (NASDAQ:CHCI)


COMSTOCK HOLDING COMPANIES (NASDAQ:CHCI) is the third most undervalued real estate stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. COMSTOCK HOLDING COMPANIES has a valuation score of 71, which is 43 points higher than the real estate sector average of 28. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

COMSTOCK HOLDING COMPANIES's stock has dropped -35.47% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the real estate sector by -33 percentage points.

Are real estate stocks a good buy now?

39.75% of real estate stocks rated by analysts are a buy right now. On average, analysts expect real estate stocks to rise by 25.22% over the next year.

What is the average p/e ratio of the real estate sector?

The average P/E ratio of the real estate sector is 37.05x.
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