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

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$43.29 -0.31 (-0.71 %)
(As of 09/18/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$43.60
Today's Range$43.13 - $43.77
52-Week Range$37.77 - $45.40
Volume1.09 million shs
Average Volume917,845 shs
Market Capitalization$6.43 billion
P/E Ratio16.89
Dividend Yield3.68%
Beta0.61
Liberty Property Trust logoLiberty 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 superior industrial and office properties. Liberty's 103 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
SymbolNYSE:LPT
CUSIP53117210
Phone610-648-1700

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.91
Current Ratio1.76
Quick Ratio1.76

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio16.89
Forward P/E Ratio16.52
P/E Growth2.76

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$719.78 million
Price / Sales8.89
Cash Flow$3.0464 per share
Price / Cash14.21
Book Value$21.36 per share
Price / Book2.03

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.59
Net Income$282.34 million
Net Margins46.16%
Return on Equity7.21%
Return on Assets3.55%

Miscellaneous

Employees295
Outstanding Shares147,810,000
Market Cap$6.43 billion

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 declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, September 11th. Stockholders of record on Monday, October 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.40 per share on Monday, October 15th. This represents a $1.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.70%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, September 28th. 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 initiated a share buyback plan on Wednesday, October 4th 2017, which authorizes the company to buyback $250,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are typically a sign that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Liberty Property Trust's earnings last quarter?

Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT) released its earnings results on Tuesday, July, 24th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.69 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.65 by $0.04. The real estate investment trust had revenue of $176.60 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $166.69 million. Liberty Property Trust had a net margin of 46.16% and a return on equity of 7.21%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.65 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, October, 23rd 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Liberty Property Trust.

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

Liberty Property Trust issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Tuesday, July, 24th. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.58-2.65 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.60.

What price target have analysts set for LPT?

6 analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Liberty Property Trust's shares. Their predictions range from $41.00 to $47.00. On average, they expect Liberty Property Trust's share price to reach $44.20 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 2.1% from the stock's current price. 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 4 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Liberty Property Trust.

Are investors shorting Liberty Property Trust?

Liberty Property Trust saw a increase in short interest during the month of August. As of August 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,865,979 shares, an increase of 48.5% from the July 31st total of 1,256,912 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 809,199 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.3 days. Approximately 1.3% of the shares of the company are sold short. View Liberty Property Trust's Current Options Chain.

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)

Has Liberty Property Trust been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about LPT stock has trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Liberty Property Trust earned a news and rumor sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern's scale. They also gave media stories about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 46.57 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. View Recent Headlines for Liberty Property Trust.

Who are Liberty Property Trust's major shareholders?

Liberty Property Trust's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (13.79%), Northern Trust Corp (1.60%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.56%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.56%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.56%) and Centersquare Investment Management LLC (1.45%). 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 Morgan Stanley, Systematic Financial Management LP, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Cbre Clarion Securities LLC, Chicago Equity Partners LLC, BlackRock Inc. and Northern Trust Corp. Company insiders that have sold Liberty Property Trust company stock in the last year include David L Lingerfelt, 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 V3 Capital Management L.P., FMR LLC, Centersquare Investment Management LLC, Monarch Partners Asset Management LLC, Green Street Investors LLC, First Quadrant L P CA, Manning & Napier Group LLC and Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Company LTD. 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 $43.29.

How big of a company is Liberty Property Trust?

Liberty Property Trust has a market capitalization of $6.43 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.

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:  204 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  291 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  495
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 9/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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