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Top 5 Companies in the Residential REITs Industry with the Best Relative Performance (ESS , UDR , EQR , AIV , AVB )

By Shiri Gupta

Here are the top 5 stocks in the Residential REITs industry ranked by performance. We compiled the trading activity from yesterday and then analyzed the industry looking for stocks that were outperforming. This is what we found:

Essex Property (NYSE:ESS ) ranks first with a gain of 8.93%; Udr Inc (NYSE:UDR ) ranks second with a gain of 8.79%; and Equity Residenti (NYSE:EQR ) ranks third with a gain of 8.54%.

Apartment Invest (NYSE:AIV ) follows with a gain of 8.39% and Avalonbay Commun (NYSE:AVB ) rounds out the top five with a gain of 7.30%.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Apartment Invest on February 27th, 2020 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $50.95. Since that call, shares of Apartment Invest have fallen 40.1%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

Keywords: relative performance essex property udr inc equity residenti apartment invest avalonbay commun