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5 Top Senior Living REITs to Buy

[Updated: Jun 15, 2020 ] Aug 22, 2019 by Matt Frankel, CFP

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The senior citizen population is growing rapidly thanks to the aging baby boomer generation. The 85-and-older age group -- the bread and butter of senior housing -- is expected to double over the next 20 years.
Company (Symbol) Market Capitalization Dividend Yield
Welltower (NYSE: WELL) $35.9 billion 3.9%
HCP (NYSE: HCP) $16.7 billion 4.4%
Ventas (NYSE: VTR) $26.9 billion 4.4%
Senior Housing Properties Trust (NYSE: SNH) $2.1 billion 7.0%
CareTrust REIT (NASDAQ: CTRE) $2.3 billion 3.8%

Data source: CNBC. Market capitalization and dividend yields as of 8/21/19.

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