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Bluerock Residen is Among the Companies in the Residential REITs Industry With the Highest Debt to Equity Ratio (BRG, NXRT, AIV, ELS, UMH)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Residential 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.

Bluerock Residen ranks highest with a a debt to equity ratio of 440.8. Nexpoint Resi is next with a a debt to equity ratio of 331.1. Apartment Invest ranks third highest with a a debt to equity ratio of 251.1.

Equity Lifestyle follows with a a debt to equity ratio of 245.6, and Umh Properties I rounds out the top five with a a debt to equity ratio of 219.5.

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Ticker(s): NXRT AIV ELS UMH