Earlier this year, S&P Capital IQ rated IYR and the iShares Residential Real Estate Capped ETF (NYSEArca: REZ) overweight. REZ is higher by 6.2% year-to-date. [REITs Rock as Rates Fall]

IYR’s top-10 holdings, several of which garner high STAR rankings from S&P Capital IQ, include Simon Property Group (NYSE: SPG), American Tower (NYSE: AMT) and Public Storage (NYSE: PSA).

Vanguard REIT ETF

ETF Trends editorial team contributed to this post. Tom Lydon’s clients own shares of VNQ.