4. As of noon trading, Kimco Realty ( KIM) is up $0.12 (0.56) to $21.47 on average volume Thus far, 1.8 million shares of Kimco Realty exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $21.21-$21.59 after having opened the day at $21.27 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $21.35.

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 $8.9 billion and is part of the financial sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 72.8, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 10.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Kimco Realty a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 11 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 growth in earnings per share, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, increase in stock price during the past year and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Kimco Realty Ratings Report now.

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