2. As of noon trading, Kimco Realty ( KIM) is up $0.12 (0.6%) to $19.40 on light volume Thus far, 766,338 shares of Kimco Realty exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $19.24-$19.48 after having opened the day at $19.24 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $19.28.

Kimco Realty Corporation is an independent real estate investment trust. The firm invests in the real estate markets across North America. It is primarily engaged in acquisitions, development, and management of neighborhood and community shopping centers. Kimco Realty has a market cap of $7.9 billion and is part of the financial sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 56.6, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 18.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Kimco Realty a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Kimco Realty as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels, solid stock price performance, expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Kimco Realty Ratings Report now.

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