Publicly Traded Health Care and Senior Housing REITs

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List of Publicly Traded Health Care and Senior Housing REITs Listed on Major U.S. Exchanges

The companies on this list are real estate investment trusts (REITs) focused on investing in senior housing and/or healthcare properties. Examples of these properties can include:

  • Acute Care Hospitals
  • Assisted Living Facilities
  • Behavioral Health Care Facilities
  • Independent Living Facilities
  • Medical Offices
  • Memory Care Facilities
  • Regional and Community Hospitals
  • Specialty Hospitals
  • Skilled Nursing Facilities
  • Wellness Centers

While there are certainly examples of companies that focus on a wide range of facilities, it is also very common for a company to focus and specialize on a specific type of facility. As with many of the REITs categories, most of the companies on this list are large or mid-cap companies.


Additional publicly traded real estate companies, REITs and real estate categories can be accessed through the links below:

List of Publicly Traded Real Estate Companies

List of Publicly Traded REITs

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Healthcare and Senior Housing REITs: Large-Cap Stocks

HCP, Inc. (HCP) (Hospitals, life science, medical office, post-acute/skilled nursing and senior housing)

Ventas, Inc. (VTR) (Seniors housing, skilled nursing facilities, medical office buildings and other healthcare properties)

Welltower Inc. (WELL) (Seniors housing and health care real estate)

Healthcare and Senior Housing REITs: Mid-Cap Stocks

Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated (HR) (Outpatient medical facilities)

Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. (HTA) (Medical office buildings)

Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (MPW) (Ambulatory surgery centers, long-term acute care hospitals, regional and community hospitals, rehabilitation hospitals and women’s and children’s hospitals)

National Health Investors, Inc. (NHI) (Assisted and memory care communities, medical office buildings, specialty hospitals and skilled nursing facilities)

Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (OHI) (Skilled nursing facilities)

Physicians Realty Trust (DOC) (Medical office buildings, outpatient care facilities and specialized hospitals)

Senior Housing Properties Trust (SNH) (Continuing care retirement communities, independent living and assisted living communities, medical offices, nursing homes)

Healthcare and Senior Housing REITs: Small-Cap Stocks

CareTrust REIT, Inc. (CTRE) (Assisted living, independent living, memory care, skilled nursing)

LTC Properties, Inc. (LTC) (Seniors housing, assisted living, memory care and skilled nursing properties)

MedEquities Realty Trust, Inc. (MRT) (IPO September 29, 2016: healthcare facilities)

New Senior Investment Group Inc. (SNR) (Independent living properties and assisted living/memory care properties)

Quality Care Properties, Inc.  (QCP)  (Post-acute/skilled nursing and memory care/assisted living properties)

Sabra Healthcare REIT, Inc. (SBRA) (Assisted living, independent living, memory care and skilled nursing and transitional care facilities)

Universal Health Realty Income Trust (UHT) (Acute care hospitals, behavioral healthcare facilities, childcare centers, medical office buildings, rehabilitation hospitals and sub-acute care facilities)

Micro-Cap Stocks

Community Healthcare Trust (CHCT) (IPO in May 2015: smaller healthcare facilities)

Global Medical REIT Inc. (GMRE) (IPO June 29, 2016: REIT, healthcare facilities)

Related Links:

List of Healthcare Facilities

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