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Top 5 Companies in the Residential REITs Industry with the Best Relative Performance (APTS , MAA , AMH , AIV , IRT )

By Amy Schwartz

We looked at the Residential REITs industry and measured relative performance to find the top stocks. Relative outperformance is a bullish sign of underlying fundamental and technical strength. We look at yesterday's price action of all companies in this peer group.

Preferred Apar-A (NYSE:APTS ) ranks first with a gain of 3.17%; Mid-America Apar (NYSE:MAA ) ranks second with a gain of 1.52%; and American Homes-A (NYSE:AMH ) ranks third with a gain of 1.39%.

Apartment Invest (NYSE:AIV ) follows with a gain of 0.51% and Independence Rea (NYSE:IRT ) rounds out the top five with a gain of 0.50%.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Preferred Apar-A on October 19th, 2018 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $16.72. Since that call, shares of Preferred Apar-A have fallen 7.5%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

Keywords: relative performance preferred apar-a mid-america apar american homes-a apartment invest independence rea

Ticker(s): APTS MAA AMH AIV IRT