What To Hold: 3 Hold-Rated Dividend Stocks CPWR, FE, LXP
- LXP's revenue growth has slightly outpaced the industry average of 6.8%. Since the same quarter one year prior, revenues rose by 14.9%. This growth in revenue does not appear to have trickled down to the company's bottom line, displayed by a decline in earnings per share.
- In its most recent trading session, LXP has closed at a price level that was not very different from its closing price of one year earlier. This is probably due to its weak earnings growth as well as other mixed factors. Despite the fact that it has already risen in the past year, there is currently no conclusive evidence that warrants the purchase or sale of this stock.
- LEXINGTON REALTY TRUST's earnings per share declined by 16.7% in the most recent quarter compared to the same quarter a year ago. The company has reported a trend of declining earnings per share over the past year. However, the consensus estimate suggests that this trend should reverse in the coming year. During the past fiscal year, LEXINGTON REALTY TRUST swung to a loss, reporting -$0.15 versus $0.87 in the prior year. This year, the market expects an improvement in earnings ($0.28 versus -$0.15).
- Return on equity has greatly decreased when compared to its ROE from the same quarter one year prior. This is a signal of major weakness within the corporation. Compared to other companies in the Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) industry and the overall market, LEXINGTON REALTY TRUST's return on equity significantly trails that of both the industry average and the S&P 500.
- The gross profit margin for LEXINGTON REALTY TRUST is currently extremely low, coming in at 6.76%. It has decreased significantly from the same period last year. Along with this, the net profit margin of -6.53% is significantly below that of the industry average.
- You can view the full Lexington Realty Ratings Report.
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