American Stock Falls On Unusually High Volume (ARCP)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- American Realty Capital Properties (Nasdaq: ARCP) is trading at unusually high volume Friday with 4.1 million shares changing hands. It is currently at two times its average daily volume and trading down 34 cents (-2.3%) at $14.41 as of 3:10 p.m. ET.

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American has a market cap of $192.6 million and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 10.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

American Realty Capital Properties, Inc. owns and acquires single tenant, freestanding commercial real estate that is net leased on a medium-term basis, primarily to investment grade credit rated and other creditworthy tenants. The company principally invests in retail and office properties.

TheStreet Ratings rates American as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and feeble growth in its earnings per share. You can view the full American Ratings Report.

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