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 16.1 million shares changing hands. It is currently at 3.9 times its average daily volume and trading down 54 cents (-3.5%) at $15.22 as of 4 p.m. ET.

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American has a market cap of $2.48 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 21.4% 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 hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. You can view the full American Ratings Report.

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