Systematic Financial Management LP lifted its position in shares of Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT) by 5.0% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 1,430,948 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after buying an additional 67,725 shares during the quarter. Liberty Property Trust comprises about 1.2% of Systematic Financial Management LP’s holdings, making the stock its 4th largest position. Systematic Financial Management LP’s holdings in Liberty Property Trust were worth $61,545,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.
Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Advisor Group Inc. increased its position in shares of Liberty Property Trust by 3.9% during the second quarter. Advisor Group Inc. now owns 2,585 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $105,000 after buying an additional 98 shares during the period. Harrington Investments INC increased its position in shares of Liberty Property Trust by 6.4% during the fourth quarter. Harrington Investments INC now owns 21,609 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $929,000 after buying an additional 1,306 shares during the period. Aperio Group LLC increased its position in shares of Liberty Property Trust by 3.2% during the fourth quarter. Aperio Group LLC now owns 50,926 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $2,190,000 after buying an additional 1,568 shares during the period. Eqis Capital Management Inc. increased its position in shares of Liberty Property Trust by 25.9% during the third quarter. Eqis Capital Management Inc. now owns 10,297 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $423,000 after buying an additional 2,117 shares during the period. Finally, Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd increased its position in shares of Liberty Property Trust by 31.8% during the second quarter. Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd now owns 9,486 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $386,000 after buying an additional 2,286 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 91.67% of the company’s stock.
In other Liberty Property Trust news, Director David L. Lingerfelt sold 18,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, November 29th. The shares were sold at an average price of $44.56, for a total value of $802,080.00. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 56,814 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $2,531,631.84. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. 1.50% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.
Shares of Liberty Property Trust (NYSE LPT) opened at $40.25 on Monday. The company has a quick ratio of 1.78, a current ratio of 1.50 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.92. The company has a market cap of $5,933.58, a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.07, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.59 and a beta of 0.76. Liberty Property Trust has a twelve month low of $37.21 and a twelve month high of $45.40.
Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February 6th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.68 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.65 by $0.03. The business had revenue of $192.80 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $173.02 million. Liberty Property Trust had a net margin of 37.90% and a return on equity of 8.59%. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.41 earnings per share. equities analysts predict that Liberty Property Trust will post 2.59 EPS for the current fiscal year.
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About Liberty Property Trust
Liberty 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).
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