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

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$48.11 -0.53 (-1.09 %)
(As of 03/24/2019 06:54 AM ET)
Previous Close$48.11
Today's Range$48.03 - $48.91
52-Week Range$38.58 - $49.08
Volume920,232 shs
Average Volume796,616 shs
Market Capitalization$7.12 billion
P/E Ratio17.37
Dividend Yield3.33%
Beta0.77
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

Industry Real estate investment trusts
Sub-IndustryDiversified REITs
SectorFinance
CUSIP53117210
Phone610-648-1700

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$704.89 million
Cash Flow$2.2513 per share
Book Value$22.98 per share

Profitability

Net Income$479.61 million

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Market Cap$7.12 billion
Next Earnings Date4/23/2019 (Estimated)
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 Friday, February 22nd. Stockholders of record on Monday, April 1st will be given a dividend of $0.41 per share on Monday, April 15th. This represents a $1.64 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.41%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, March 29th. This is a positive change from Liberty Property Trust's previous quarterly dividend of $0.40. View Liberty Property Trust's Dividend History.

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

Liberty Property Trust declared that its board has authorized a share buyback program on Wednesday, October 4th 2017, which permits the company to repurchase $250,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are generally a sign that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Liberty Property Trust's earnings last quarter?

Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, February, 5th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.74 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.63 by $0.11. The real estate investment trust earned $124.90 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $123.19 million. Liberty Property Trust had a net margin of 66.67% and a return on equity of 4.81%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 9.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.68 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, April 23rd 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 FY19 earnings guidance on Tuesday, February, 5th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.53-2.65 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.58. Liberty Property Trust also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $2.53-2.65 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for LPT?

6 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for Liberty Property Trust's stock. Their forecasts range from $42.00 to $47.00. On average, they expect Liberty Property Trust's share price to reach $44.40 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 7.7%. 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 5 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Liberty Property Trust.

Has Liberty Property Trust been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about LPT stock have been trending positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog 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 2.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the real estate investment trust a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term.

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

What other stocks do shareholders of Liberty Property Trust own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Liberty Property Trust investors own include Macquarie Infrastructure (MIC), Caterpillar (CAT), American Tower (AMT), HCP (HCP), CVS Health (CVS), WP Carey (WPC), Colliers International Group (CIGI), National Retail Properties (NNN), AlarmCom (ALRM) and DIGITAL RLTY TR/SH (DLR).

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 68)
  • Mr. Christopher J. Papa CPA, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 53)
  • Mr. Michael T. Hagan CPA, Exec. VP & Chief Investment Officer (Age 61)
  • Mr. Herman C. Fala, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 69)
  • Ms. Mary Beth Morrissey, Chief Accounting Officer & Sr. VP (Age 58)

Who are Liberty Property Trust's major shareholders?

Liberty Property Trust's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (13.85%), Cohen & Steers Inc. (4.24%), Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC (3.37%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (1.85%), Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (1.66%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.63%). Company insiders that own Liberty Property Trust stock include David L Lingerfelt, Frederick F Buchholz, Fredric J Tomczyk, M Leanne Lachman, Mary Beth Morrissey and Michael T Hagan. 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 Land & Buildings Investment Management LLC, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Teacher Retirement System of Texas, FMR LLC, Two Sigma Investments LP, Monarch Partners Asset Management LLC, Millennium Management LLC and V3 Capital Management L.P.. Company insiders that have sold Liberty Property Trust company stock in the last year include David L Lingerfelt, Frederick F Buchholz, M Leanne Lachman, Mary Beth Morrissey and Michael T Hagan. View Insider Buying and Selling for Liberty Property Trust.

Which institutional investors are buying Liberty Property Trust stock?

LPT stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cohen & Steers Inc., Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC, Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Norges Bank, Principal Financial Group Inc., CI Investments Inc., Zimmer Partners LP and Vision Capital Corp. 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 $48.11.

How big of a company is Liberty Property Trust?

Liberty Property Trust has a market capitalization of $7.12 billion and generates $704.89 million in revenue each year. The real estate investment trust earns $479.61 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.20 on an earnings per share basis.

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:  229 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  318 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  547
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 3/24/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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