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: Commercial REITs - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: Diversified REITs
  • Symbol: NYSE:LPT
  • CUSIP: 53117210
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $6.11 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 147,212,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $41.54
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $40.16
  • 52 Week Range: $36.22 - $42.80
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 18.03
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 31.46
  • P/E Growth: 6.63
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $731.93 million
  • Price / Sales: 8.35
  • Book Value: $20.35 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.04
  • Annual Dividend: $1.60
  • Dividend Yield: 3.8%
  • EBIDTA: $418.26 million
  • Net Margins: 46.77%
  • Return on Equity: 11.44%
  • Return on Assets: 5.39%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.87%
  • Current Ratio: 1.94%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.94%
  • Average Volume: 714,521 shs.
  • Beta: 0.88
  • Short Ratio: 3.67

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 25th. Stockholders of record on Monday, July 3rd will be paid a dividend of $0.40 per share on Saturday, July 15th. This represents a $1.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.85%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 29th. View Liberty Property Trust's Dividend History.

How were Liberty Property Trust's earnings last quarter?

Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, April, 25th. The company reported $0.60 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.58 by $0.02. The firm earned $175.40 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $177.25 million. Liberty Property Trust had a net margin of 46.77% and a return on equity of 11.44%. The company's revenue was down 7.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm 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 updated its FY17 earnings guidance on Tuesday, April, 25th. The company provided 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?

8 equities research analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Liberty Property Trust's stock. Their predictions range from $38.00 to $46.00. On average, they anticipate Liberty Property Trust's share price to reach $41.60 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Liberty Property Trust.

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:

  • William P. Hankowsky, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, President, Chief Executive Officer
  • Christopher J. Papa, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Michael T. Hagan, Executive Vice President, Chief Investment Officer
  • Herman C. Fala, General Counsel, Secretary
  • Antonio F. Fernandez, Director
  • Frederick F. Buchholz, Independent Trustee
  • Thomas C. DeLoach Jr., Independent Trustee
  • Katherine Elizabeth Dietze, Independent Trustee
  • Daniel P. Garton, Independent Trustee

Who owns Liberty Property Trust stock?

Liberty Property Trust's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Bank of Montreal Can (0.51%), Real Estate Management Services LLC (0.49%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.25%), Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. (0.14%), Clean Yield Group (0.06%) and Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.05%). 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 Bank of Montreal Can, Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Meeder Asset Management Inc., Real Estate Management Services LLC, Clean Yield Group, Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co., Maple Capital Management Inc. and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank, Mn Services Vermogensbeheer B.V., Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB, Fox Run Management L.L.C., Aperio Group LLC, LS Investment Advisors LLC, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System and Eqis Capital Management 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.

What is Liberty Property Trust's stock price today?

One share of Liberty Property Trust stock can currently be purchased for approximately $41.53.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Liberty Property Trust (NYSE LPT)
Community Ranking:  1.7 out of 5 ()
Outperform Votes:  85 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  158 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  243
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 4 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.25)
Consensus Price Target: $41.60 (0.17% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
7/6/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy$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 CorporationDowngradeOverweight -> Equal Weight$40.00N/AView Rating Details
12/14/2016Sandler O'NeillDowngradeHold -> SellN/AView Rating Details
12/13/2016Wells Fargo & CompanyUpgradeMarket 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 Inc.Boost 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, Inc. (The)Initiated CoverageNeutral$32.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 7/20/2015 forward)


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)


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)


Current Dividend Information for Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT)
Most Recent Dividend:7/15/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.60
Dividend Yield:3.85%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:68.67% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
126.98% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
121.21% (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
(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: 91.25%
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)


Headline Trends for Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT)
Latest Headlines for Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT)
DateHeadline logoWhat to Expect from Crown Castle (CCI) this Earnings Season? - July 18 at 5:01 PM logoTerreno (TRNO) Buys Industrial Property in Newark for $13.2M - July 8 at 12:19 PM logoLiberty Property Trust (LPT) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages - July 7 at 8:08 AM logoLiberty Property to unload big King of Prussia portfolio - July 7 at 7:01 AM logoStifel Nicolaus Reiterates Buy Rating for Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT) - July 6 at 10:16 PM logoZacks: Brokerages Expect Liberty Property Trust (LPT) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $170.21 Million - July 5 at 10:46 AM logoWhy Should You Buy PS Business Parks (PSB) Stock Right Now? - July 4 at 6:26 PM logo Analysts Expect Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT) Will Post Earnings of $0.62 Per Share - July 3 at 6:28 PM logoLiberty Property Trust Hosts Second Quarter 2017 Results Conference Call - July 1 at 5:00 AM logoLiberty Property Trust (LPT) Lifted to Buy at Zacks Investment Research - June 29 at 12:52 AM logoMarguerite Nader Joins Liberty Property Trust’s Board of Trustees - June 22 at 8:57 AM logoLiberty (LPT) Secures First Tenant for Landover Facility - June 21 at 7:27 PM logoLiberty Property Trust (LPT) Lowered to "Hold" at BidaskClub - June 21 at 5:35 PM logoLiberty Property Trust (LPT) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages - June 12 at 8:48 AM logoZacks: Brokerages Anticipate Liberty Property Trust (LPT) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $170.13 Million - June 9 at 1:04 PM logo Analysts Anticipate Liberty Property Trust (LPT) Will Announce Earnings of $0.62 Per Share - June 7 at 4:46 PM logoREIT Stocks on Investors' Radar -- Highwoods Properties, Kilroy Realty, Liberty Property Trust, and Piedmont Office Realty Trust - June 2 at 7:43 PM logoWhy Is Liberty Property (LPT) Up 1.6% Since the Last Earnings Report? - May 26 at 7:10 PM logoLiberty Property Trust (LPT) Announces $0.40 Quarterly Dividend - May 25 at 6:50 PM logoLiberty Property Trust declares $0.40 dividend - May 24 at 11:40 PM logoLiberty Property Trust Announces Second Quarter 2017 Dividend - May 24 at 6:23 PM logoE-Commerce Giving Industrial REITs A Big Boost - May 24 at 11:02 AM logoLiberty Property (LPT) Rides on Growing Industrial Market - May 22 at 10:18 AM logoMRC Global leases its largest distribution center - May 19 at 10:53 AM logoLiberty Property Trust (LPT) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts - May 16 at 9:00 AM logo$170.13 Million in Sales Expected for Liberty Property Trust (LPT) This Quarter - May 13 at 8:00 AM logo$0.62 EPS Expected for Liberty Property Trust (LPT) This Quarter - May 11 at 8:20 PM logoLiberty Property Trust (LPT) Earns Daily News Sentiment Score of -0.06 - May 3 at 12:04 PM logoA Dividend Cut, Now What? - May 1 at 12:50 PM logoBrokers Set Expectations for Liberty Property Trust's Q2 2017 Earnings (LPT) - May 1 at 7:54 AM logoLiberty Property Trust (LPT) Earns Media Sentiment Score of 0.16 - April 30 at 5:21 PM logoCapital One Financial Corp. Weighs in on Liberty Property Trust's Q1 2018 Earnings (LPT) - April 28 at 10:00 PM logoLiberty Property Trust (LPT) Given Daily Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.10 - April 27 at 8:31 PM logoLiberty Property Trust (LPT) Given "Buy" Rating at Stifel Nicolaus - April 26 at 9:28 PM logoLiberty Property Trust's (LPT) CEO Bill Hankowsky on Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - April 26 at 6:57 PM logoLiberty (LPT) Beats Q1 FFO & Revenue Estimates, Stock Up - April 26 at 6:57 PM logoEdited Transcript of LPT earnings conference call or presentation 25-Apr-17 5:00pm GMT - April 26 at 6:57 PM logoResearch Analysts Set Expectations for Liberty Property Trust's FY2018 Earnings (LPT) - April 26 at 4:46 PM logoLiberty Property Trust Announces First Quarter 2017 Results - April 25 at 5:44 PM logoLiberty Property Trust (LPT) Passes Through 4% Yield Mark - April 25 at 5:44 PM logoLiberty Property Trust (LPT) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.02 EPS - April 25 at 4:00 PM logoLiberty Property Trust (LPT) Updates FY17 Earnings Guidance - April 25 at 10:34 AM logoLiberty Property reports 1Q results - April 25 at 8:18 AM logoSomewhat Negative Media Coverage Very Likely to Affect Liberty Property Trust (LPT) Stock Price - April 24 at 2:06 PM logo$0.58 Earnings Per Share Expected for Liberty Property Trust (LPT) This Quarter - April 21 at 12:11 AM logoCapital One Financial Corp. Weighs in on Liberty Property Trust's Q1 2017 Earnings (LPT) - April 19 at 7:22 AM logoLiberty Property Trust (LPT) Receiving Somewhat Critical Media Coverage, Report Finds - April 16 at 12:15 PM logoFY2017 EPS Estimates for Liberty Property Trust Raised by KeyCorp (LPT) - April 14 at 12:16 PM logoBrokers Offer Predictions for Liberty Property Trust's Q1 2017 Earnings (LPT) - April 14 at 8:38 AM logoLiberty Property Trust (LPT) Given Media Sentiment Rating of 0.16 - April 13 at 2:22 PM



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