NYSE:LPT - Liberty Property Trust Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$45.44 -0.94 (-2.03 %)
(As of 12/12/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$46.38
Today's Range$45.42 - $46.85
52-Week Range$37.77 - $46.91
Volume2.61 million shs
Average Volume972,581 shs
Market Capitalization$6.84 billion
P/E Ratio17.54
Dividend Yield3.47%
Beta0.62
Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT) is a leader in commercial real estate, serving customers in the United States and United Kingdom, through the development, acquisition, ownership and management of industrial and office properties. Liberty's 103.5 million square foot operating portfolio provides productive work environments for 1,200 tenants.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Real estate investment trusts
Sub-IndustryDiversified REITs
SectorFinance
Current SymbolNYSE:LPT
Previous SymbolNYSE:LRY
CUSIP53117210
Phone610-648-1700

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.94
Current Ratio1.54
Quick Ratio1.54

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio17.54
Forward P/E Ratio17.21
P/E Growth2.92

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$719.78 million
Price / Sales9.33
Cash Flow$3.0033 per share
Price / Cash Flow15.13
Book Value$21.36 per share
Price / Book2.13

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.59
Net Income$282.34 million
Net Margins59.89%
Return on Equity6.68%
Return on Assets3.28%

Miscellaneous

Employees295
Outstanding Shares147,820,000
Market Cap$6.84 billion
OptionableOptionable

Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT) Frequently Asked Questions

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, December 10th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, January 2nd will be given a dividend of $0.40 per share on Tuesday, January 15th. This represents a $1.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.52%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, December 31st. View Liberty Property Trust's Dividend History.

How will Liberty Property Trust's stock buyback program work?

Liberty Property Trust declared that its Board of Directors has approved a share buyback program on Wednesday, October 4th 2017, which allows the company to repurchase $250,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are usually an indication that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Liberty Property Trust's earnings last quarter?

Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October, 23rd. The real estate investment trust reported $1.01 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.65 by $0.36. The real estate investment trust had revenue of $121.51 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $119.79 million. Liberty Property Trust had a net margin of 59.89% and a return on equity of 6.68%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 6.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.66 earnings per share. View Liberty Property Trust's Earnings History.

When is Liberty Property Trust's next earnings date?

Liberty Property Trust is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 5th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Liberty Property Trust.

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

Liberty Property Trust updated its FY 2018 earnings guidance on Tuesday, October, 23rd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.64-2.66 for the period. Liberty Property Trust also updated its FY18 guidance to $2.07-2.09 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for LPT?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Liberty Property Trust's shares. Their forecasts range from $41.00 to $47.00. On average, they expect Liberty Property Trust's stock price to reach $44.6667 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.7%. View Analyst Price Targets for Liberty Property Trust.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Liberty Property Trust?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Liberty Property Trust in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Liberty Property Trust.

Has Liberty Property Trust been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about LPT stock has been trending extremely positive on Wednesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Liberty Property Trust earned a news impact score of 5.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the real estate investment trust a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days.

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

Who are Liberty Property Trust's key executives?

Liberty Property Trust's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. William P. Hankowsky, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 67)
  • Mr. Christopher J. Papa CPA, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 52)
  • Mr. Michael T. Hagan CPA, Exec. VP & Chief Investment Officer (Age 60)
  • Mr. Herman C. Fala, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 68)
  • Ms. Mary Beth Morrissey, Chief Accounting Officer & Sr. VP (Age 57)

Who are Liberty Property Trust's major shareholders?

Liberty Property Trust's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (14.69%), BlackRock Inc. (13.53%), Cohen & Steers Inc. (2.33%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2.22%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.61%) and V3 Capital Management L.P. (1.57%). Company insiders that own Liberty Property Trust stock include David L Lingerfelt, Frederick F Buchholz, Fredric J Tomczyk and M Leanne Lachman. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Liberty Property Trust.

Which institutional investors are selling Liberty Property Trust stock?

LPT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Prudential Financial Inc., BlackRock Inc., Morgan Stanley, Panagora Asset Management Inc., Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, Systematic Financial Management LP, Forsta AP Fonden and Real Estate Management Services LLC. Company insiders that have sold Liberty Property Trust company stock in the last year include Frederick F Buchholz and M Leanne Lachman. View Insider Buying and Selling for Liberty Property Trust.

Which institutional investors are buying Liberty Property Trust stock?

LPT stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cohen & Steers Inc., Land & Buildings Investment Management LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., V3 Capital Management L.P., Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Zimmer Partners LP, Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. and Hsbc Holdings PLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Liberty Property Trust.

How do I buy shares of Liberty Property Trust?

Shares of LPT can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Liberty Property Trust's stock price today?

One share of LPT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $45.44.

How big of a company is Liberty Property Trust?

Liberty Property Trust has a market capitalization of $6.84 billion and generates $719.78 million in revenue each year. The real estate investment trust earns $282.34 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.59 on an earnings per share basis. Liberty Property Trust employs 295 workers across the globe.

What is Liberty Property Trust's official website?

The official website for Liberty Property Trust is http://www.libertyproperty.com.

How can I contact Liberty Property Trust?

Liberty Property Trust's mailing address is 650 EAST SWEDESFORD ROAD, WAYNE PA, 19087. The real estate investment trust can be reached via phone at 610-648-1700 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Liberty Property Trust (NYSE LPT)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  218 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  301 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  519
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Liberty Property Trust and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe LPT will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe LPT will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/12/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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