Liberty Property Trust Company Profile (NYSE:LPT)

About Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT)

Liberty Property Trust logoLiberty Property Trust (the Trust) is a self-administered and self-managed Maryland real estate investment trust (REIT). The Trust's assets are owned directly or indirectly, and substantially all of the Trust's operations are conducted directly or indirectly, by its subsidiary, Liberty Property Limited Partnership (the Operating Partnership). The Company's segments include Carolinas/Richmond; Chicago/Milwaukee; Florida; Houston; Lehigh/Central PA; Minnesota; Philadelphia; Southeastern PA; United Kingdom, and Other, which includes Arizona; Atlanta; Cincinnati/Columbus/Indianapolis; Dallas; DC Metro; New Jersey; Southern California, and other. The Company owns and operates industrial properties nationally and owns and operates office properties in a focused group of office markets. Additionally, the Company owns certain assets in the United Kingdom. As of December 31, 2016, the Company owned and operated 450 industrial and 55 office properties totaling 86.0 million square feet.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: REIT - Office
  • Sub-Industry: Diversified REITs
  • Symbol: NYSE:LPT
  • CUSIP: 53117210
  • Web: www.libertyproperty.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $6.13 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 147,212,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $40.71
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $39.46
  • 52 Week Range: $36.22 - $42.26
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 17.87
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 32.78
  • P/E Growth: 6.30
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $731.93 million
  • Price / Sales: 8.37
  • Book Value: $20.35 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.05
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $1.90
  • Dividend Yield: 3.9%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $418.26 million
  • Net Margins: 47.78%
  • Return on Equity: 12.02%
  • Return on Assets: 5.53%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.83%
  • Current Ratio: 2.05%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.46%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 813,102 shs.
  • Beta: 0.89
  • Short Ratio: 2.86
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT)

What is Liberty Property Trust's stock symbol?

Liberty Property Trust trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "LPT."

How often does Liberty Property Trust pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Liberty Property Trust?

Liberty Property Trust declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, February 21st. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 31st will be given a dividend of $0.40 per share on Saturday, April 15th. This represents a $1.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.84%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, March 29th. View Liberty Property Trust's Dividend History.

How were Liberty Property Trust's earnings last quarter?

Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, April, 25th. The company reported $0.60 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.58 by $0.02. The business had revenue of $175.40 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $177.25 million. Liberty Property Trust had a net margin of 47.78% and a return on equity of 12.02%. The company's revenue was down 7.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.62 earnings per share. View Liberty Property Trust's Earnings History.

What guidance has Liberty Property Trust issued on next quarter's earnings?

Liberty Property Trust issued an update on its FY17 earnings guidance on Tuesday, April, 25th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.42-2.52 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.45.

Where is Liberty Property Trust's stock going? Where will Liberty Property Trust's stock price be in 2017?

9 equities research analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Liberty Property Trust's stock. Their forecasts range from $38.00 to $46.00. On average, they anticipate Liberty Property Trust's stock price to reach $41.50 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Liberty Property Trust.

Who are some of Liberty Property Trust's key competitors?

Who owns Liberty Property Trust stock?

Liberty Property Trust's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (16.15%), BlackRock Inc. (13.13%), State Street Corp (5.80%), Morgan Stanley (3.89%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (3.00%) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2.11%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Liberty Property Trust.

Who sold Liberty Property Trust stock? Who is selling Liberty Property Trust stock?

Liberty Property Trust's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Credit Agricole S A, American Century Companies Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. and Korea Investment CORP. View Insider Buying and Selling for Liberty Property Trust.

Who bought Liberty Property Trust stock? Who is buying Liberty Property Trust stock?

Liberty Property Trust's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., PGGM Investments, Bank of Montreal Can, Alliancebernstein L.P., Vanguard Group Inc., Morgan Stanley, Geode Capital Management LLC and Principal Financial Group Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Liberty Property Trust.

How do I buy Liberty Property Trust stock?

Shares of Liberty Property Trust can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Liberty Property Trust stock cost?

One share of Liberty Property Trust stock can currently be purchased for approximately $41.63.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 5 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.22)
Consensus Price Target: $41.50 (0.31% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
4/26/2017Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy$42.00 -> $44.00LowView Rating Details
3/30/2017Mitsubishi UFJ Financial GroupReiterated RatingOverweightLowView Rating Details
3/22/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold$40.00LowView Rating Details
2/13/2017Capital One Financial Corp.DowngradeOverweight -> Equal Weight$40.00N/AView Rating Details
12/14/2016Sandler O'NeillDowngradeHold -> SellN/AView Rating Details
12/13/2016Wells Fargo & CoUpgradeMarket Perform -> OutperformN/AView Rating Details
9/6/2016Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageEqual -> Equal Weight$38.00N/AView Rating Details
8/25/2016BTIG ResearchInitiated CoverageNeutralN/AView Rating Details
7/7/2016Citigroup IncBoost Price TargetNeutral$34.00 -> $41.00N/AView Rating Details
2/11/2016Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.Reiterated RatingMarket PerformN/AView Rating Details
1/12/2016Cowen and CompanyDowngradeOutperform -> Market Perform$36.00 -> $33.00N/AView Rating Details
1/7/2016SunTrust Banks, Inc.Lower Price Target$40.00 -> $35.00N/AView Rating Details
12/14/2015Goldman Sachs Group IncInitiated CoverageNeutral$32.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/25/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT)
Earnings by Quarter for Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT)
Earnings History by Quarter for Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/25/2017Q1 2017$0.58$0.60$177.25 million$175.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/7/2017Q416$0.41$0.41$181.74 million$179.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/25/2016Q316$0.66$0.66$188.30 million$190.86 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/26/2016Q216$0.64$0.68$191.42 million$186.65 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/26/2016Q116$0.61$0.62$195.65 million$190.14 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/9/2016Q415$0.64$0.65$197.60 million$199.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/27/2015Q315$0.65$0.67$201.11 million$198.97 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/28/2015Q215$0.65$0.67$202.10 million$203.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/21/2015Q115$0.62$0.70$203.70 million$206.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/3/2015Q414$0.65$0.67$201.92 million$203.69 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/21/2014Q314$0.62$0.64$201.10 million$198.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/22/2014Q214$0.61$0.59$200.15 million$193.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/22/2014Q114$0.59$0.58$198.00 million$197.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/4/2014Q413$0.63$0.63$202.85 million$192.43 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/22/2013Q313$0.63$0.57$184.95 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/23/2013Q213$0.66$0.66$175.13 million$178.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/23/2013Q113$0.63$0.65$175.93 million$176.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/5/2013$0.63$0.63$174.37 million$176.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/23/2012$0.63$0.64ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/24/2012$0.63$0.63ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/24/2012$0.62$0.68ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/7/2012$0.63$0.63ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.46
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.59
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20173$0.56$0.61$0.59
Q2 20174$0.60$0.65$0.62
Q3 20174$0.62$0.66$0.64
Q4 20174$0.56$0.66$0.62
Q1 20182$0.61$0.62$0.62
Q2 20182$0.64$0.66$0.65
Q3 20182$0.66$0.67$0.67
Q4 20182$0.65$0.66$0.66
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT)
Most Recent Dividend:4/15/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.90
Dividend Yield:4.56%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:78.19% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
146.15% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
149.61% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:2 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT)

Dividend History by Quarter for Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
2/21/2017quarterly$0.404.08%3/29/20173/31/20174/15/2017
12/9/2016quarterly$0.484.69%12/29/20161/3/20171/16/2017
9/16/2016quarterly$0.484.88%9/29/201610/3/201610/17/2016
6/16/2016quarterly$0.484.95%6/29/20167/1/20167/15/2016
3/16/2016quarterly$0.485.93%3/30/20164/1/20164/15/2016
12/15/2015quarterly$0.485.97%12/30/20151/4/20161/15/2016
9/14/2015quarterly$0.486.16%9/29/201510/1/201510/15/2015
6/15/2015quarterly$0.485.7%6/29/20157/1/20157/15/2015
3/13/2015quarterly$0.485.5%3/30/20154/1/20154/15/2015
12/15/2014quarterly$0.485.32%12/30/20141/2/20151/15/2015
9/15/2014quarterly$0.485.36%9/29/201410/1/201410/15/2014
6/13/2014quarterly$0.485.06%6/27/20147/1/20147/15/2014
3/13/2014quarterly$0.485.18%3/28/20144/1/20144/15/2014
12/13/2013quarterly$0.485.76%12/30/20131/2/20141/15/2014
9/16/2013quarterly$0.485.09%9/27/201310/1/201310/15/2013
6/14/2013quarterly$0.485%6/27/20137/1/20137/15/2013
3/13/2013quarterly$0.484.77%3/27/20134/1/20134/15/2013
12/14/2012quarterly$0.485.45%12/28/20121/2/20131/15/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.40%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 97.52%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
3/27/2017Fredric J TomczykDirectorBuy5,000$38.85$194,250.00View SEC Filing  
2/18/2014Robert FenzaCOOSell10,000$36.30$363,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/11/2014William HankowskyCEOSell7,000$35.54$248,780.00View SEC Filing  
12/4/2013Michael HaganCIOSell9,600$33.17$318,432.00View SEC Filing  
10/31/2013William P HankowskyCEOSell3,000$37.15$111,450.00View SEC Filing  
5/15/2013Thomas C Deloach JrDirectorSell10,000$44.16$441,600.00View SEC Filing  
10/3/2012Michael T HaganCIOSell10,500$37.00$388,500.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT)
Latest Headlines for Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT)
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DateHeadline
seekingalpha.com logoLiberty Property Trust declares $0.40 dividend
seekingalpha.com - May 24 at 11:40 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoLiberty Property Trust Announces Second Quarter 2017 Dividend
finance.yahoo.com - May 24 at 6:23 PM
seekingalpha.com logoE-Commerce Giving Industrial REITs A Big Boost
seekingalpha.com - May 24 at 11:02 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoLiberty Property (LPT) Rides on Growing Industrial Market
finance.yahoo.com - May 22 at 10:18 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoMRC Global leases its largest distribution center
finance.yahoo.com - May 19 at 10:53 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLiberty Property Trust (LPT) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 16 at 9:00 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo$170.13 Million in Sales Expected for Liberty Property Trust (LPT) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 13 at 8:00 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo$0.62 EPS Expected for Liberty Property Trust (LPT) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 11 at 8:20 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLiberty Property Trust (LPT) Earns Daily News Sentiment Score of -0.06
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 12:04 PM
seekingalpha.com logoA Dividend Cut, Now What?
seekingalpha.com - May 1 at 12:50 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBrokers Set Expectations for Liberty Property Trust's Q2 2017 Earnings (LPT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 1 at 7:54 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLiberty Property Trust (LPT) Earns Media Sentiment Score of 0.16
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 30 at 5:21 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCapital One Financial Corp. Weighs in on Liberty Property Trust's Q1 2018 Earnings (LPT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 10:00 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLiberty Property Trust (LPT) Given Daily Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.10
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 8:31 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLiberty Property Trust (LPT) Given "Buy" Rating at Stifel Nicolaus
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 26 at 9:28 PM
seekingalpha.com logoLiberty Property Trust's (LPT) CEO Bill Hankowsky on Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - April 26 at 6:57 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoLiberty (LPT) Beats Q1 FFO & Revenue Estimates, Stock Up
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 6:57 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of LPT earnings conference call or presentation 25-Apr-17 5:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 6:57 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoResearch Analysts Set Expectations for Liberty Property Trust's FY2018 Earnings (LPT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 26 at 4:46 PM
globenewswire.com logoLiberty Property Trust Announces First Quarter 2017 Results
globenewswire.com - April 25 at 5:44 PM
nasdaq.com logoLiberty Property Trust (LPT) Passes Through 4% Yield Mark
www.nasdaq.com - April 25 at 5:44 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLiberty Property Trust (LPT) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.02 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 25 at 4:00 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLiberty Property Trust (LPT) Updates FY17 Earnings Guidance
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 25 at 10:34 AM
marketbeat.com logoLiberty Property reports 1Q results
marketbeat.com - April 25 at 8:18 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Negative Media Coverage Very Likely to Affect Liberty Property Trust (LPT) Stock Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 24 at 2:06 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo$0.58 Earnings Per Share Expected for Liberty Property Trust (LPT) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 21 at 12:11 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoCapital One Financial Corp. Weighs in on Liberty Property Trust's Q1 2017 Earnings (LPT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 19 at 7:22 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLiberty Property Trust (LPT) Receiving Somewhat Critical Media Coverage, Report Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 16 at 12:15 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFY2017 EPS Estimates for Liberty Property Trust Raised by KeyCorp (LPT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 14 at 12:16 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBrokers Offer Predictions for Liberty Property Trust's Q1 2017 Earnings (LPT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 14 at 8:38 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLiberty Property Trust (LPT) Given Media Sentiment Rating of 0.16
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 13 at 2:22 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoLiberty Property Trust Hosts First Quarter 2017 Results Conference Call
finance.yahoo.com - April 4 at 8:48 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Buying: Liberty Property Trust (LPT) Director Purchases 5,000 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 29 at 10:34 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoLIBERTY PROPERTY TRUST Files SEC form 8-K, Amendments to Articles of Inc. or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year, Financial
biz.yahoo.com - March 28 at 5:55 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLiberty Property Trust (LPT) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 27 at 1:29 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLiberty Property Trust's (LPT) "Hold" Rating Reiterated at BMO Capital Markets
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 25 at 12:24 AM
nasdaq.com logoLiberty Property Trust is Oversold
www.nasdaq.com - March 11 at 12:35 AM
bizjournals.com logoJefferson is expanding at the Navy Yard. Its president talks the future 'one-stop' destination.
www.bizjournals.com - March 10 at 7:34 PM
bizjournals.com logoNew Stihl distributor warehouse to break ground near OIA
www.bizjournals.com - March 9 at 8:53 AM
zacks.com logoLiberty (LPT) About to Complete Buildings at Shopton Ridge
www.zacks.com - March 8 at 7:35 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoLIBERTY PROPERTY TRUST Financials
finance.yahoo.com - March 7 at 6:07 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHealthcare stocks slide after the GOP releases its plan to repeal Obamacare
finance.yahoo.com - March 7 at 10:36 AM
bizjournals.com logoConstruction wrapping up on Shopton Ridge building, second building planned
www.bizjournals.com - March 6 at 5:53 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoLIBERTY PROPERTY TRUST Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report
biz.yahoo.com - March 1 at 6:05 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoLIBERTY PROPERTY TRUST Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers
biz.yahoo.com - March 1 at 6:05 PM
nasdaq.com logoBullish Two Hundred Day Moving Average Cross - LPT
www.nasdaq.com - February 23 at 6:13 AM
streetinsider.com logoLiberty Property Trust (LPT) Lowers Quarterly Dividend 15.8% to $0.40; 4.1% Yield
www.streetinsider.com - February 18 at 9:48 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo4:05 pm Liberty Prop lowers quarterly cash dividend to $0.40 per share, down from prior $0.475 per share
finance.yahoo.com - February 17 at 6:26 PM
feeds.benzinga.com logoLiberty Property Trust Announces First Quarter 2017 Dividend
feeds.benzinga.com - February 17 at 5:00 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoLiberty Property (LPT) to Grow on Solid Industrial Market
finance.yahoo.com - February 13 at 10:36 AM

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