The stock of 41 Real Estate Investment Trusts (REIT) is currently traded on the Bulgarian Stock Exchange. According to data based on yesterday tade, the market value of these companies reaches 810.353 mln leva (414.326 mln euros).
REITs account for 3.92% of BSE's market capitalization, which stood at 20.64 bln leva (10.553 bln euros) yesterday (26 June).
The market capitalization of both Sopharma Properties REIT and Elana Agricultural Land REIT tops 100 mln leva (51.129 mln euros), and that of Bulgaria Properties REIT stands at 99.7 mln leva (50.975 mln euros), according to data from yesterday's session.
The market capitalization of 14 REITs tops 10 mln leva, shows profit.bg data. These are Sopharma Properties REIT, Elana Agricultural Land REIT, Bulgaria Properties REIT, Advance Terafund REIT, Fair Play Properties REIT, Prime Property REIT, Benchmark Properties REIT, Intercapital Property Development REIT, Active Properties REIT Plovdiv, Alpha Properties 1 REIT, ERG Capital 2 REIT, ERG Capital 1 REIT, Park REIT Sofia, and Exclusive Properties REIT Sofia.
Of the 41 REITs listed on the BSE, the stock of 35 of them has been traded, and the stock of 25 of them has been traded this month.
According to Bulgarian legislation, 90% of REITs profit has to be paid as dividend. There is a 7% tax on dividends, and the company itself is exempt form corporate profit tax.