About Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT)
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 superior industrial and office properties. Liberty's 101 million square foot operating portfolio provides productive work environments for 1,200 tenants.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Real estate investment trusts
Trailing P/E Ratio17.05
Forward P/E Ratio16.99
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$719.78 million
Price / Sales9.07
Cash Flow$3.0589 per share
Price / Cash14.44
Book Value$21.36 per share
Price / Book2.07
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.59
Net Income$282.34 million
Return on Equity8.55%
Return on Assets4.23%
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 Thursday, June 14th. Shareholders of record on Monday, July 2nd will be paid a dividend of $0.40 per share on Sunday, July 15th. This represents a $1.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.62%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, June 29th. 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 approved a share buyback program on Wednesday, October 4th 2017, which authorizes the company to repurchase $250,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are typically a sign that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.
How were Liberty Property Trust's earnings last quarter?
Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, April, 24th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.95 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.62 by $0.33. The real estate investment trust had revenue of $190.20 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $145.62 million. Liberty Property Trust had a return on equity of 8.55% and a net margin of 49.95%. The firm's revenue was up 14.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.60 EPS. View Liberty Property Trust's Earnings History.
When is Liberty Property Trust's next earnings date?
What guidance has Liberty Property Trust issued on next quarter's earnings?
Liberty Property Trust updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Tuesday, April, 24th. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.55-$2.65 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.58.
What price target have analysts set for LPT?
6 brokerages have issued 1-year target prices for Liberty Property Trust's stock. Their predictions range from $41.00 to $45.00. On average, they expect Liberty Property Trust's share price to reach $43.20 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Liberty Property Trust.
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 SH (DLR), UNIBAIL-RODAMCO/ADR (UNRDY), Welltower (WELL), GGP (GGP), Ventas (VTR), Boston Properties (BXP), SBA Communications (SBAC), Host Hotels and Resorts (HST), Essex Property Trust (ESS), Realty Income (O), Vornado Realty Trust (VNO), Alexandria Real Estate Equities (ARE) and Gecina (GECFF).
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 stories about LPT stock have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Liberty Property Trust earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern's scale. They also gave press coverage about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 45.12 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term.
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. (13.92%), Royal Bank of Canada (2.52%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (1.78%), Northern Trust Corp (1.70%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.55%) and Centersquare Investment Management LLC (1.20%). 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 JPMorgan Chase & Co., Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Principal Financial Group Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co., Prudential Financial Inc., Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A. and Swiss National Bank. 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Centersquare Investment Management LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Millennium Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., V3 Capital Management L.P., Baird Financial Group Inc. and Point72 Asset Management L.P.. 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 $44.17.
How big of a company is Liberty Property Trust?
Liberty Property Trust has a market capitalization of $6.53 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 500 CHESTERFIELD PARKWAY, MALVERN PA, 19355. The real estate investment trust can be reached via phone at 610-648-1700 or via email at [email protected]
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