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Investing in Hotel REITs: A Beginner’s Guide

Hotel REITs have the potential for big gains. Here’s what you need to know before you invest.

[Updated: Sep 18, 2021 ] Aug 02, 2019 by Matt Frankel, CFP

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^CRUSREIT data by YCharts

Company (Stock Symbol) Property Sub-Category Market Capitalization Dividend Yield
Host Hotels & Resorts (NYSE: HST) Upscale hotels and resorts $14.0 billion 4.2%
Apple Hospitality REIT (NYSE: APLE) Select service hotels $3.7 billion 7.3%
Ryman Hospitality Trust (NYSE: RHP) Large-scale destination resorts $4.2 billion 4.4%

Data source: CNBC, Nareit.

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