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Shares of Campus Crest Communities Rank the Lowest in Terms of Return on Equity in the Residential REITs Industry (CCG, BRT, UMH, EDR, ESS)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Residential REITs industry with the lowest 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.

Campus Crest Communities ranks lowest with a ROE of -16.4%. Following is BRT Realty Trust with a ROE of -7.6%. UMH Properties ranks third lowest with a ROE of -3.6%.

Education Realty Trust follows with a ROE of 2.9%, and Essex Property Trust rounds out the bottom five with a ROE of 3.1%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Campus Crest Communities on October 7th, 2015 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $5.51. Since that recommendation, shares of Campus Crest Communities have risen 27.2%. We continue to monitor Campus Crest Communities for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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Ticker(s): CCG BRT EDR ESS