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Shares of CommonWealth REIT Underperformed its Peers in the Office REITs Industry (CWH, BMR, OFC, CLI, LXP)

Published on Thu, 01/10/2013 - 08:25
By Adrienne Chilton

Here are 5 stocks in the Office REITs industry ranked by performance. We compiled the trading activity from yesterday and then analyzed the industry looking for stocks that were underperforming. This is what we found:

CommonWealth REIT (NYSE:CWH) ranks first with a loss of 1.18%; BioMed Realty Trust (NYSE:BMR) ranks second with a loss of 0.75%; and Corporate Office Properties Trust (NYSE:OFC) ranks third with a loss of 0.39%.

Mack-Cali Realty (NYSE:CLI) follows with a loss of 0.30% and Lexington Realty Trust (NYSE:LXP) rounds out the bottom five with a loss of 0.09%.

CommonWealth REIT is a real estate investment trust, or REIT. The Company primarily owns office buildings located in Central Business District and suburban areas of major metropolitan markets in the United States, and has a large concentration of properties leased to the U.S. Government and medical related tenants. CommonWealth also owns industrial lands in Hawaii.

By Adrienne Chilton
achilton@fnno.com