NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) --

Corporate Office Properties

(NYSE:

OFC

) is trading at unusually high volume Friday with 2.4 million shares changing hands. It is currently at 4.1 times its average daily volume and trading down 78 cents (-2.3%) at $33.79 as of 11:47 a.m. ET.

Corporate Office has a market cap of $2.3 billion and is part of the

financial

sector and

real estate

industry. Shares are down 1.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Owns, manages, leases, acquires and develops suburban office properties located in the Greater Washington DC and other markets. At Dec. 31, 2005, this self-managed real estate investment trust owned 165 operating office properties with 13.7 million rentable square feet and several land parcels.

TheStreet Ratings rates Corporate Office as a

sell

. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its feeble growth in its earnings per share, deteriorating net income, generally weak debt management, disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins. You can view the full

Corporate Office Ratings Report

.

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