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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
$205.86M$5.03-0.79%$110.95M2.99x1.20
LAMR
LAMAR ADVERTISING CO
NASDAQ
REIT - Specialty
$8.41B$82.870.34%$861.92M18.46x4.07
CBRE
CBRE GROUP INC
NYSE
Real Estate Services
$22.01B$68.53-0.72%$3.14B11.33x1.42
IRT
INDEPENDENCE REALTY TRUST INC
NYSE
REIT - Residential
$3.64B$16.39-2.09%$363.05M24.46x0.76
EPRT
ESSENTIAL PROPERTIES REALTY TRUST INC
NYSE
REIT - Diversified
$2.68B$20.03-0.94%$235.36M21.08x0.58
MMI
MARCUS & MILLICHAP INC
NYSE
Real Estate Services
$1.27B$31.74-2.25%$267.48M7.43x0.35
IIPR
INNOVATIVE INDUSTRIAL PROPERTIES INC
NYSE
REIT - Industrial
$2.50B$89.37-0.41%$207.98M17.22x0.23
STAR
ISTAR INC
NYSE
REIT - Diversified
$807.67M$9.46-2.47%$656.56M1.05x1.23
ACRE
ARES COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE CORP
NYSE
REIT - Mortgage
$598.82M$11.00-0.18%$54.04M9.82x2.43
BRT
BRT APARTMENTS CORP
NYSE
REIT - Residential
$367.00M$19.45-5.72%$96.96M4.86x1.43
CSGP
COSTAR GROUP INC
NASDAQ
Real Estate Services
$27.72B$70.010.60%$638.84M83.35x0.26
RMR
RMR GROUP INC
NASDAQ
Real Estate Services
$757.28M$24.04-0.95%$50.09M11.08x0.87
REG
REGENCY CENTERS CORP
NASDAQ
REIT - Retail
$9.03B$52.78-0.96%$940.20M18.65x0.77
HIW
HIGHWOODS PROPERTIES INC
NYSE
REIT - Office
$2.79B$26.530.45%$662.58M9.68x1.27
SAFE
SAFEHOLD INC
NYSE
REIT - Diversified
$1.68B$26.97-1.10%$199.94M17.29x1.71
BNL
BROADSTONE NET LEASE INC
NYSE
REIT - Diversified
$2.68B$15.46-5.79%$324.19M21.18x0.72
CHCT
COMMUNITY HEALTHCARE TRUST INC
NYSE
REIT - Healthcare Facilities
$769.54M$30.66-3.74%$66.13M35.65x0.66
NMRK
NEWMARK GROUP INC
NASDAQ
Real Estate Services
$1.46B$8.17-3.66%$616.33M4.89x2.57
CHCI
COMSTOCK HOLDING COMPANIES INC
NASDAQ
Real Estate - Diversified
$39.69M$4.15-0.72%$4.99M5.25x0.66
KW
KENNEDY-WILSON HOLDINGS INC
NYSE
Real Estate Services
$2.08B$15.10-2.83%$584.90M16.06x3.22
AXR
AMREP CORP
NYSE
Real Estate Services
$61.19M$11.652.69%$22.24M4.98x0.14
SRC
SPIRIT REALTY CAPITAL INC
NYSE
REIT - Diversified
$5.07B$37.15-0.75%$598.11M22.11x0.86
NNN
NATIONAL RETAIL PROPERTIES INC
NYSE
REIT - Retail
$7.15B$40.39-0.96%$674.18M23.76x0.99
GMRE
GLOBAL MEDICAL REIT INC
NYSE
REIT - Healthcare Facilities
$560.18M$8.55-3.61%$75.04M45.00x1.12
UHT
UNIVERSAL HEALTH REALTY INCOME TRUST
NYSE
REIT - Healthcare Facilities
$570.11M$41.31-2.82%$143.79M5.28x1.57
EXPI
EXP WORLD HOLDINGS INC
NASDAQ
Real Estate Services
$1.75B$11.506.28%$33.31M29.49x0.98
FCPT
FOUR CORNERS PROPERTY TRUST INC
NYSE
REIT - Hotel & Motel
$1.99B$24.41-2.63%$166.79M20.01x1.03
AFCG
AFC GAMMA INC
NASDAQ
REIT - Specialty
$332.22M$16.731.21%$36.70M8.24x0.36
NSA
NATIONAL STORAGE AFFILIATES TRUST
NYSE
REIT - Industrial
$3.70B$40.36-2.06%$399.19M39.18x1.86
BFS
SAUL CENTERS INC
NYSE
REIT - Retail
$890.04M$37.27-1.51%$144.19M21.80x3.09
REXR
REXFORD INDUSTRIAL REALTY INC
NYSE
REIT - Industrial
$9.02B$52.74-3.72%$369.89M55.52x0.37
CWK
CUSHMAN & WAKEFIELD PLC
NYSE
Real Estate Services
$2.60B$11.51-2.37%$940.70M7.24x3.88
AHH
ARMADA HOFFLER PROPERTIES INC
NYSE
REIT - Diversified
$695.58M$10.27-6.30%$134.22M21.40x2.18
DLR
DIGITAL REALTY TRUST INC
NYSE
REIT - Office
$28.09B$97.73-3.98%$3.17B21.29x1.07
WPC
W P CAREY INC
NYSE
REIT - Diversified
$13.95B$72.31-3.28%$1.23B26.20x1.02
PCH
POTLATCHDELTIC CORP
NASDAQ
REIT - Specialty
$2.74B$39.570.18%$563.22M7.02x0.56
DOC
PHYSICIANS REALTY TRUST
NYSE
REIT - Healthcare Facilities
$3.36B$14.85-2.56%$325.62M41.25x0.78
EXR
EXTRA SPACE STORAGE INC
NYSE
REIT - Industrial
$22.36B$166.97-1.66%$1.35B25.03x2.23
PSA
PUBLIC STORAGE
NYSE
REIT - Industrial
$50.47B$287.49-1.15%$3.23B24.34x0.79
SPG
SIMON PROPERTY GROUP INC
NYSE
REIT - Retail
$29.14B$89.031.91%$4.29B13.87x9.44
EGP
EASTGROUP PROPERTIES INC
NYSE
REIT - Industrial
$6.21B$142.56-2.98%$385.19M27.63x0.94
CUZ
COUSINS PROPERTIES INC
NYSE
REIT - Office
$3.45B$22.80-2.44%$634.97M12.00x0.60
UNIT
UNITI GROUP INC
NASDAQ
REIT - Specialty
$1.64B$6.903.29%$845.84M8.73x-3.38
MAA
MID AMERICA APARTMENT COMMUNITIES INC
NYSE
REIT - Residential
$17.49B$151.54-1.78%$1.29B29.66x0.85
OPAD
OFFERPAD SOLUTIONS INC
NYSE
Real Estate Services
$306.24M$1.242.48%$80.77M5.64x3.79
FSV
FIRSTSERVICE CORP
NASDAQ
Real Estate Services
$5.25B$118.732.39%$298.66M41.81x1.98
GOOD
GLADSTONE COMMERCIAL CORP
NASDAQ
REIT - Diversified
$600.50M$15.19-3.62%$98.82M759.50x3.81
WY
WEYERHAEUSER CO
NYSE
REIT - Specialty
$20.59B$27.81-1.38%$3.82B8.45x0.63
EQR
EQUITY RESIDENTIAL
NYSE
REIT - Residential
$24.70B$65.66-0.94%$2.44B19.66x0.83
BRX
BRIXMOR PROPERTY GROUP INC
NYSE
REIT - Retail
$5.51B$18.380.49%$817.87M18.57x2.02
DEA
EASTERLY GOVERNMENT PROPERTIES INC
NYSE
REIT - Office
$1.40B$15.44-2.34%$166.89M46.79x1.18
SUI
SUN COMMUNITIES INC
NYSE
REIT - Residential
$16.92B$137.22-1.94%$1.01B50.63x1.14
AAT
AMERICAN ASSETS TRUST INC
NYSE
REIT - Diversified
$1.46B$24.20-1.83%$220.87M36.67x1.47
OHI
OMEGA HEALTHCARE INVESTORS INC
NYSE
REIT - Healthcare Facilities
$6.70B$28.64-0.87%$1.03B15.15x1.49
MPW
MEDICAL PROPERTIES TRUST INC
NYSE
REIT - Healthcare Facilities
$7.15B$11.93-0.75%$1.96B5.94x1.23
CTO
CTO REALTY GROWTH INC
NYSE
Real Estate - Development
$341.07M$18.62-1.79%$60.38M14.58x0.86
APLE
APPLE HOSPITALITY REIT INC
NYSE
REIT - Hotel & Motel
$3.21B$14.041.15%$369.47M24.63x0.48
NXRT
NEXPOINT RESIDENTIAL TRUST INC
NYSE
REIT - Residential
$1.17B$45.71-3.18%$162.64M53.78x3.38
RITM
RITHM CAPITAL CORP
NYSE
REIT - Mortgage
$3.45B$7.38-2.12%$1.39B3.58x3.93
STOR
STORE CAPITAL CORP
NYSE
REIT - Diversified
$8.94B$31.630.41%$792.60M26.58x0.93
INVH
INVITATION HOMES INC
NYSE
REIT - Residential
$20.69B$33.90-1.25%$1.27B59.47x0.80
O
REALTY INCOME CORP
NYSE
REIT - Retail
$36.74B$59.49-2.32%$2.34B60.70x0.71
DEI
DOUGLAS EMMETT INC
NYSE
REIT - Office
$3.17B$18.03-1.96%$594.04M36.80x2.16
STAG
STAG INDUSTRIAL INC
NYSE
REIT - Industrial
$5.09B$28.41-1.93%$547.62M22.02x0.78
AIV
APARTMENT INVESTMENT & MANAGEMENT CO
NYSE
REIT - Residential
$1.10B$7.21-2.30%$462.17M4.53x2.08
PINE
ALPINE INCOME PROPERTY TRUST INC
NYSE
REIT - Diversified
$189.88M$16.00-5.04%$50.94M7.27x1.41
JLL
JONES LANG LASALLE INC
NYSE
Real Estate Services
$7.26B$151.51-0.05%$1.56B7.62x1.54
ROIC
RETAIL OPPORTUNITY INVESTMENTS CORP
NASDAQ
REIT - Retail
$1.71B$13.76-0.94%$204.47M33.56x1.22
HST
HOST HOTELS & RESORTS INC
NYSE
REIT - Hotel & Motel
$11.27B$15.761.55%$1.51B19.70x0.75
LOAN
MANHATTAN BRIDGE CAPITAL INC
NASDAQ
REIT - Mortgage
$63.45M$5.52-1.60%$6.16M12.55x0.64
VICI
VICI PROPERTIES INC
NYSE
REIT - Diversified
$29.52B$30.650.52%$1.07B29.76x0.70
CIO
CITY OFFICE REIT INC
NYSE
REIT - Office
$416.98M$10.03-0.89%$545.26M0.96x0.84
AMT
AMERICAN TOWER CORP
NYSE
REIT - Specialty
$102.71B$220.60-0.35%$6.84B36.16x8.25
CCI
CROWN CASTLE INC
NYSE
REIT - Specialty
$64.15B$148.14-1.74%$3.90B41.50x3.96
ABR
ARBOR REALTY TRUST INC
NYSE
REIT - Mortgage
$2.06B$12.12-1.86%$450.18M5.80x5.28
FRT
FEDERAL REALTY INVESTMENT TRUST
NYSE
REIT - Retail
$7.11B$87.91-0.14%$703.36M25.33x1.69
WSR
WHITESTONE REIT
NYSE
REIT - Retail
$424.58M$8.600.23%$72.52M25.29x1.71
BXP
BOSTON PROPERTIES INC
NYSE
REIT - Office
$11.55B$73.66-1.14%$1.79B17.54x2.55
SITC
SITE CENTERS CORP
NYSE
REIT - Retail
$2.31B$10.79-0.64%$430.78M15.20x1.01
SELF
GLOBAL SELF STORAGE INC
NASDAQ
REIT - Industrial
$60.31M$5.500.18%$5.21M20.37x0.40
KIM
KIMCO REALTY CORP
NYSE
REIT - Retail
$11.23B$18.160.67%$1.43B16.36x0.84
CHMI
CHERRY HILL MORTGAGE INVESTMENT CORP
NYSE
REIT - Mortgage
$112.19M$5.71-1.72%$20.29M16.31x3.75
LSI
LIFE STORAGE INC
NYSE
REIT - Industrial
$9.10B$107.88-0.64%$578.13M28.62x0.92
BRMK
BROADMARK REALTY CAPITAL INC
NYSE
REIT - Mortgage
$725.45M$5.460.55%$86.62M9.25x0.11
AJX
GREAT AJAX CORP
NYSE
REIT - Mortgage
$176.41M$7.76-0.77%$21.42M16.51x2.65
BRSP
BRIGHTSPIRE CAPITAL INC
NYSE
REIT - Diversified
$874.38M$6.78-0.73%$146.72M12.11x3.02
KREF
KKR REAL ESTATE FINANCE TRUST INC
NYSE
REIT - Mortgage
$1.19B$17.22-1.09%$137.08M9.02x3.60
OUT
OUTFRONT MEDIA INC
NYSE
REIT - Specialty
$2.52B$15.380.20%$424.40M17.88x3.42
CTRE
CARETRUST REIT INC
NASDAQ
REIT - Healthcare Facilities
$1.72B$17.720.23%$85.23M295.33x1.01
BDN
BRANDYWINE REALTY TRUST
NYSE
REIT - Office
$1.16B$6.77-1.88%$261.99M67.70x1.41
EQIX
EQUINIX INC
NASDAQ
REIT - Specialty
$51.70B$567.69-2.39%$2.82B80.52x1.73
CIGI
COLLIERS INTERNATIONAL GROUP INC
NASDAQ
Real Estate Services
$4.02B$92.86-2.73%$358.49M51.88x7.62
OFC
CORPORATE OFFICE PROPERTIES TRUST
NYSE
REIT - Office
$2.60B$23.09-1.66%$338.26M19.57x1.49
TRNO
TERRENO REALTY CORP
NYSE
REIT - Industrial
$4.02B$53.20-3.17%$236.72M23.33x0.42
AMH
AMERICAN HOMES 4 RENT
NYSE
REIT - Residential
$11.33B$32.52-1.57%$742.17M56.07x0.78
PDM
PIEDMONT OFFICE REALTY TRUST INC
NYSE
REIT - Office
$1.28B$10.39-1.80%$306.10M27.34x1.04
SBRA
SABRA HEALTH CARE REIT INC
NASDAQ
REIT - Healthcare Facilities
$2.89B$12.51-2.49%$325.41M65.84x0.80
NHI
NATIONAL HEALTH INVESTORS INC
NYSE
REIT - Healthcare Facilities
$2.51B$56.19-0.37%$188.80M38.49x0.84
PLD
PROLOGIS INC
NYSE
REIT - Industrial
$75.73B$102.28-1.80%$5.75B20.29x0.60
SLG
SL GREEN REALTY CORP
NYSE
REIT - Office
$2.54B$39.450.46%$594.75M8.50x1.16

Real Estate Industries

IndustryStocks1d %1w %1m %1y %Zen ScoreP/E ratioP/B RatioROEROAROCEUpside/DownsideConsensus
13-2.25%-7.22%-10.52%-23.85%1.24x0.61x+2.33%+2.83%+0.29%+82.81%Buy
7+1.45%-7.21%-12.00%-17.46%12.66x1.19x+10.13%+4.18%+0.09%+96.32%Strong Buy
35-0.28%-7.06%-14.04%-38.89%24.50x2.47x+7.94%+2.71%+6.13%+65.33%Buy
28-1.79%-12.20%-16.04%-29.37%31.63x1.27x+5.22%+2.90%N/A+43.05%Buy
16-1.92%-10.03%-17.21%-20.50%219.64x1.47x+4.11%+1.83%+0.08%+33.29%Buy
18+0.19%-14.23%-15.49%-24.81%47.00x1.17x+1.37%+1.82%+0.39%+50.19%Buy
19-1.73%-7.42%-16.48%-20.09%10.88x2.60x+14.50%+7.40%+0.21%+39.43%Buy
38-1.72%-14.25%-19.93%-41.09%3.56x0.64x+8.42%+1.46%+0.00%+32.27%Buy
26-1.60%-9.87%-13.94%-35.98%26.18x1.10x+5.29%+2.24%N/A+46.14%Buy
19-1.59%-6.06%-11.82%-21.20%37.74x2.38x+9.60%+4.30%N/A+37.17%Buy
28-0.69%-8.48%-15.13%-22.71%32.13x1.67x+17.28%+3.21%N/A+28.76%Buy
17-1.29%-7.79%-14.81%-24.93%45.83x7.48x+25.27%+4.52%+6.92%+40.28%Buy

Real Estate Stocks FAQ

What are the best real estate stocks to buy right now in Sep 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 60, which is 29 points higher than the real estate sector average of 31. It passed 20 out of 33 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Landsea Homes has seen its stock lose -42.91% over the past year, underperforming other real estate stocks by -16 percentage points.

Landsea Homes has an average 1 year price target of $9.00, an upside of 78.93% from Landsea Homes's current stock price of $5.03.

Landsea Homes stock has a consensus Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 3 analysts covering Landsea Homes, 33.33% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 0% have issued a Buy, 66.67% have issued a Hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

2. Lamar Advertising Co (NASDAQ:LAMR)


Lamar Advertising Co (NASDAQ:LAMR) is the second best real estate stock with a Zen Score of 58, which is 27 points higher than the real estate sector average of 31. It passed 22 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Lamar Advertising Co has seen its stock lose -28.84% over the past year, underperforming other real estate stocks by -2 percentage points.

Lamar Advertising Co has an average 1 year price target of $109.00, an upside of 31.53% from Lamar Advertising Co's current stock price of $82.87.

Lamar Advertising Co stock has a consensus Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 2 analysts covering Lamar Advertising Co, 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.

3. Cbre Group (NYSE:CBRE)


Cbre Group (NYSE:CBRE) is the third best real estate stock with a Zen Score of 58, which is 27 points higher than the real estate sector average of 31. It passed 19 out of 33 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Cbre Group has seen its stock lose -29.42% over the past year, underperforming other real estate stocks by -3 percentage points.

Cbre Group has an average 1 year price target of $114.67, an upside of 67.32% from Cbre Group's current stock price of $68.53.

Cbre Group stock has a consensus Strong Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 3 analysts covering Cbre Group, 33.33% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 66.67% 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 203 real estate stocks that have issued dividends in the past year, the 3 real estate stocks with the highest dividend yields are:

1. Presidio Property Trust (NASDAQ:SQFT)


Presidio Property Trust (NASDAQ:SQFT) has an annual dividend yield of 23.16%, which is 16 percentage points higher than the real estate sector average of 6.9%.

Presidio Property Trust's dividend payout ratio of -64.3% indicates that its high dividend yield might not be sustainable for the long-term.

2. Armour Residential Reit (NYSE:ARR)


Armour Residential Reit (NYSE:ARR) has an annual dividend yield of 22.68%, which is 16 percentage points higher than the real estate sector average of 6.9%. Armour Residential Reit's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% nine times in the last 10 years. Armour Residential Reit's dividend has not shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Armour Residential Reit's dividend payout ratio of -96% indicates that its high dividend yield might not be sustainable for the long-term.

3. Franklin Street Properties (NYSEMKT:FSP)


Franklin Street Properties (NYSEMKT:FSP) has an annual dividend yield of 22.11%, which is 15 percentage points higher than the real estate sector average of 6.9%. Franklin Street Properties's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% three times in the last 10 years. Franklin Street Properties's dividend has not shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Franklin Street Properties's dividend payout ratio of 91.8% indicates that its high dividend yield might not be sustainable for the long-term.

Why are real estate stocks down?

Real estate stocks were down -1.26% in the last day, and down -8.46% over the last week.

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

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. Stratus Properties (NASDAQ:STRS)


Stratus Properties (NASDAQ:STRS) is the most undervalued real estate stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Stratus Properties has a valuation score of 100, which is 63 points higher than the real estate sector average of 37. It passed 7 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Stratus Properties's stock has dropped -27.26% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the real estate sector by -1 percentage points.

2. Newmark Group (NASDAQ:NMRK)


Newmark Group (NASDAQ:NMRK) is the second most undervalued real estate stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Newmark Group has a valuation score of 86, which is 49 points higher than the real estate sector average of 37. It passed 6 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Newmark Group's stock has dropped -43.38% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the real estate sector by -17 percentage points.

3. Landsea Homes (NASDAQ:LSEA)


Landsea Homes (NASDAQ:LSEA) is the third most undervalued real estate stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Landsea Homes has a valuation score of 86, which is 49 points higher than the real estate sector average of 37. It passed 6 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Landsea Homes's stock has dropped -42.91% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the real estate sector by -16 percentage points.

Are real estate stocks a good buy now?

46.61% of real estate stocks rated by analysts are a buy right now. On average, analysts expect real estate stocks to rise by 41.57% 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 43.69x.
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