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Mortgage REITs

Mortgage REITs or mREITs allow you to invest in mortgages and mortgage-backed securities.


[Updated: Feb 04, 2021 ] Aug 09, 2019 by Matt Frankel, CFP

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Company (Stock Symbol) Asset Type(s) Market Capitalization Dividend Yield
Annaly Capital Management (NYSE: NLY) Agency mortgages (mostly) $13.5 billion 12.4%
Two Harbors Investment (NYSE: TWO) Agency, non-agency, commercial, and mortgage servicing rights (MSRs) $3.7 billion 13.8%
Starwood Property Trust (NYSE: STWD) Commercial mortgages $6.5 billion 8.3%

Data source: CNBC, Nareit.

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