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Better Buy: AvalonBay Communities vs. Essex Property Trust

Jul 18, 2020 by Matthew DiLallo

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REIT Dividend Yield Dividend Payout Ratio Credit Rating Debt-to-Adjusted EBITDA
Avalon Bay Communities 4.1% 65% A3/A- 4.6 times
Essex Property Trust 3.7% 60% Baa2/BBB+ 5.9 times

Data source: AvalonBay and Essex Property Trust.

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