NYSE:LPT - Liberty Property Trust Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $44.63 +0.42 (+0.95 %) (As of 01/21/2019 01:00 AM ET)Previous Close$44.63Today's Range$44.12 - $44.6452-Week Range$37.77 - $46.91Volume606,574 shsAverage Volume1.02 million shsMarket Capitalization$6.60 billionP/E Ratio17.23Dividend Yield3.59%Beta0.64 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. Receive LPT News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for LPT and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. 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 Ratio0.94 Current Ratio1.54 Quick Ratio1.54Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio17.23 Forward P/E Ratio16.84 P/E Growth2.87 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$719.78 million Price / Sales9.17 Cash Flow$3.0589 per share Price / Cash Flow14.59 Book Value$21.36 per share Price / Book2.09Profitability 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 Shares147,820,000Market Cap$6.60 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, December 10th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, January 2nd will be paid a dividend of $0.40 per share on Tuesday, January 15th. This represents a $1.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.59%. 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 authorized a share repurchase 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 purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are typically 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) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October, 23rd. The real estate investment trust reported $1.01 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.65 by $0.36. The real estate investment trust earned $121.51 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $119.79 million. Liberty Property Trust had a net margin of 59.89% and a return on equity of 6.68%. Liberty Property Trust's revenue for the quarter was up 6.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business 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. How can I listen to Liberty Property Trust's earnings call? Liberty Property Trust will be holding an earnings conference call on Tuesday, February 5th at 12:00 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8552777530. 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 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 price targets for Liberty Property Trust's shares. Their forecasts range from $42.00 to $47.00. On average, they expect Liberty Property Trust's stock price to reach $44.40 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 0.5%. 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 headlines about LPT stock have been trending somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Liberty Property Trust earned a news sentiment score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the real estate investment trust a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. Are investors shorting Liberty Property Trust? Liberty Property Trust saw a increase in short interest during the month of December. As of December 14th, there was short interest totalling 2,026,314 shares, an increase of 46.5% from the November 30th total of 1,383,089 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,769,690 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.1 days. Currently, 1.4% of the company's shares are sold short. View Liberty Property Trust's Current Options Chain. Who are some of Liberty Property Trust's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Liberty Property Trust include Equity Residential (EQR), AvalonBay Communities (AVB), DIGITAL RLTY TR/SH (DLR), Ventas (VTR), SBA Communications (SBAC), Realty Income (O), Weyerhaeuser (WY), Boston Properties (BXP), Essex Property Trust (ESS), HCP (HCP), ANNALY CAP MGMT/SH (NLY), Alexandria Real Estate Equities (ARE), 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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.25%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.23%), Hill Winds Capital LP (0.13%), Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank (0.05%), Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.05%) and State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.04%). 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 Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co., First Citizens Bank & Trust Co., Louisiana State Employees Retirement System and Oakbrook Investments LLC. Company insiders that have sold Liberty Property Trust company stock in the last year include 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 Hill Winds Capital LP, Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Fox Run Management L.L.C., Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Meeder Asset Management Inc. and Spirit of America Management Corp NY. 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 $44.63. How big of a company is Liberty Property Trust? Liberty Property Trust has a market capitalization of $6.60 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 221 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 308 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 529MarketBeat'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 1/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What are the components of an earnings report?