NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Government Properties Income (NYSE: GOV) hit a new 52-week low Monday as it is currently trading at $20.46, below its previous 52-week low of $20.50 with 194,578 shares traded as of 1:40 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 588,200 shares over the past 30 days.

Government Properties Income has a market cap of $891.2 million and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are down 19.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Government Properties Income Trust operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT) in the United States. It primarily owns and leases office buildings that are leased mainly to government tenants. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.9, equal to the average real estate industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Government Properties Income as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and reasonable valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. You can view the full Government Properties Income Ratings Report.

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