Liberty Property Stock Hits New 52-Week High (LRY)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Liberty Property (NYSE: LRY) hit a new 52-week high Tuesday as it is currently trading at $42.68, above its previous 52-week high of $42.52 with 134,554 shares traded as of 10:55 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 887,700 shares over the past 30 days.

Liberty Property has a market cap of $5.04 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 17.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Liberty Property Trust is a publicly owned real estate investment holding trust. Through its subsidiary, it provides leasing, property management, development, acquisition, and other tenant-related services for a portfolio of industrial and office properties. The company has a P/E ratio of 41, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Liberty Property as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. You can view the full Liberty Property Ratings Report.

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