NYSE:LPT - Liberty Property Trust Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $47.54 +0.06 (+0.13 %) (As of 02/15/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$47.54Today's Range$47.37 - $47.8652-Week Range$38.58 - $48.14Volume772,543 shsAverage Volume948,973 shsMarket Capitalization$7.03 billionP/E Ratio21.61Dividend Yield3.37%Beta0.79 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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 Webwww.libertyproperty.com Phone610-648-1700Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.91 Current Ratio2.68 Quick Ratio1.54Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio21.61 Forward P/E Ratio18.43 P/E Growth3.06 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$704.89 million Price / Sales9.97 Cash Flow$2.1908 per share Price / Cash Flow21.70 Book Value$22.98 per share Price / Book2.07Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.20 Net Income$479.60 million Net Margins66.67% Return on Equity4.81% Return on Assets2.36%Miscellaneous Employees295 Outstanding Shares147,821,000Market Cap$7.03 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. Shareholders 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 yield of 3.37%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend 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 has initiated a share buyback program on Wednesday, October 4th 2017, which allows the company to buyback $250,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are usually a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued. How were Liberty Property Trust's earnings last quarter? Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT) announced its earnings results on Tuesday, February, 5th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.74 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.63 by $0.11. The real estate investment trust had revenue of $124.90 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $123.19 million. Liberty Property Trust had a return on equity of 4.81% and a net margin of 66.67%. Liberty Property Trust's revenue was up 9.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company 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 EPS 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 analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Liberty Property Trust's stock. Their predictions range from $42.00 to $47.00. On average, they anticipate Liberty Property Trust's share price to reach $44.40 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 6.6%. 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? Press coverage about LPT stock has trended neutral this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Liberty Property Trust earned a daily sentiment score of 0.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the real estate investment trust a news buzz of 9.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. Who are some of Liberty Property Trust's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Liberty Property Trust include AvalonBay Communities (AVB), Equity Residential (EQR), DIGITAL RLTY TR/SH (DLR), Ventas (VTR), SBA Communications (SBAC), Realty Income (O), Boston Properties (BXP), Weyerhaeuser (WY), Essex Property Trust (ESS), Alexandria Real Estate Equities (ARE), HCP (HCP), ANNALY CAP MGMT/SH (NLY), Host Hotels and Resorts (HST), Vornado Realty Trust (VNO) and Extra Space Storage (EXR). 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 number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (13.85%), Cohen & Steers Inc. (4.24%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (1.85%), Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (1.66%), Northern Trust Corp (1.63%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.55%). Company insiders that own Liberty Property Trust stock include David L Lingerfelt, Frederick F Buchholz, Fredric J Tomczyk, M Leanne Lachman and Mary Beth Morrissey. 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, Two Sigma Investments LP, Monarch Partners Asset Management LLC, Millennium Management LLC, V3 Capital Management L.P., D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc. and Westpac Banking Corp. Company insiders that have sold Liberty Property Trust company stock in the last year include David L Lingerfelt, Frederick F Buchholz, M Leanne Lachman and Mary Beth Morrissey. View Insider Buying and Selling for Liberty Property Trust. Which institutional investors are buying Liberty Property Trust stock? LPT stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cohen & Steers Inc., Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Principal Financial Group Inc., CI Investments Inc., Zimmer Partners LP, Vision Capital Corp, BlackRock Inc. and United Services Automobile Association. 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 $47.54. How big of a company is Liberty Property Trust? Liberty Property Trust has a market capitalization of $7.03 billion and generates $704.89 million in revenue each year. The real estate investment trust earns $479.60 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.20 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 226 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 314 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 540MarketBeat'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 2/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How are institutional investors different from individual investors?