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Shares of Duke Realty Rank the Lowest in Terms of P/E Ratio in the Industrial REITs Industry (DRE, EGP, FR, PLD, DCT)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Industrial REITs industry with the lowest price to earnings (P/E) ratios. P/E is an important valuation tool when comparing companies in the same industry. A higher P/E ratio means that investors are paying more for each unit of net income, so the stock is more expensive compared to one with a lower P/E ratio.

Duke Realty ranks lowest with a a P/E ratio of 27.68. EastGroup Properties is next with a a P/E ratio of 48.91. First Industrial Realty Trust ranks third lowest with a a P/E ratio of 62.64.

ProLogis follows with a a P/E ratio of 65.17, and DCT Industrial Trust rounds out the bottom five with a a P/E ratio of 118.70.

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Keywords: lowest p/e ratio duke realty eastgroup properties first industrial realty trust ProLogis dct industrial trust

Ticker(s): DRE EGP FR PLD DCT