Highest Debt to Equity Ratio in the Diversified REITs Industry Detected in Shares of RAIT Financial Trust (RAS, NRF, GOOD, WRE, FPO)
Below are the three companies in the Diversified REITs industry with the highest debt to equity ratios. The Debt/Equity ratio measures a company's leverage and a high level often implies that a company has financed much of its growth with debt.
RAIT Financial Trust ranks highest with a a debt to equity ratio of 12.6. Following is NorthStar Realty Finance with a a debt to equity ratio of 3.2. Gladstone Commercial ranks third highest with a a debt to equity ratio of 3.0.
Washington Real Estate Investment Trust follows with a a debt to equity ratio of 1.7, and First Potomac Realty Trust rounds out the top five with a a debt to equity ratio of 1.5.
SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of RAIT Financial Trust on February 29th, 2016 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $2.58. Since that recommendation, shares of RAIT Financial Trust have risen 28.7%. We continue to monitor RAIT Financial Trust for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.
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