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

By David Diaz

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 30.9%. Following is Associated Estates Realty with a ROE of 24.3%. Post Properties ranks third highest with a ROE of 18.0%.

Equity Lifestyle Properties follows with a ROE of 15.5%, and Camden Property Trust rounds out the top five with a ROE of 10.4%.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Post Properties on February 2nd, 2015 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $59.97. Since that call, shares of Post Properties have fallen 7.7%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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