National Retail Properties, Inc.

National Retail Properties, Inc., (NYSE: NNN) is a REIT owning 2,984 freestanding retail stores in 48 states, leased to more than 400 tenants, in 37 lines of trade (as of March 31, 2019). A conservative balance sheet, a strong portfolio with 98.2% occupancy, and a well-protected cash dividend have helped NNN deliver 29 consecutive annual dividend increases and an average total return of 13.3% per year over the last 15 years, 15.7% per year over the last 20 years and 13.3% per year for the last 25 years.