Supermarket Income REIT, listed on the special funds segment of the London Stock Exchange, invests in supermarket property, let to leading UK supermarket operators, on long, RPI-linked leases. The investment objective is to provide an attractive level of income, with the potential for capital growth, with a 7–10% pa total shareholder return target over the medium term.
Supermarket Income REIT (SUPR) reported strong H119 earnings growth on the back of its growing portfolio, contracted RPI-linked rental uplifts, and well-controlled costs. The Q219 DPS was increased by 3.2%, in line with RPI. Rental growth also drove revaluation gains, sufficient to offset property acquisition costs in the period. EPRA NAV total return in the six-month period was 3.1% or an annualised 6.3%.