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Apartment Investment & Management is Among the Companies in the Residential REITs Industry With the Highest Return on Equity (AIV, ELS, CPT, MAA, EQR)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Residential REITs industry with the highest return on equity. The ROE is a general indication of the company's efficiency; investors usually look for companies with ROEs that are high and are growing.

Apartment Investment & Management ranks highest with a ROE of 16.6%. Equity Lifestyle Properties is next with a ROE of 16.0%. Camden Property Trust ranks third highest with a ROE of 13.0%.

Mid-America Apartment Communities follows with a ROE of 11.1%, and Equity Residential rounds out the top five with a ROE of 8.4%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Equity Residential on October 8th, 2015 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $76.76. Since that recommendation, shares of Equity Residential have risen 3.1%. We continue to monitor Equity Residential for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

Keywords: highest return on equity apartment investment & management equity lifestyle properties Camden Property Trust mid-america apartment communities equity residential

Ticker(s): AIV ELS CPT MAA EQR