The Flight-To-Quality Trade

Over the years, Realty Income has evolved into a massive Net Lease REIT with 4,980 properties located in 49 states and Puerto Rico. As you can see below, the company has a highly diversified portfolio spanning 49 states (not in HI).


  • What is the safest REIT to own in a period of global uncertainty?
  • The flight-to-quality phenomenon occurs when investors sell what they perceive to be higher risk investments and purchase safer investments.
  • I filtered out the SWANs that appear best-positioned to mitigate global uncertainty and deliver on the promise of protecting principal at ALL costs.