2. As of noon trading, Federal Realty Investment ( FRT) is up $0.73 (0.7%) to $103.87 on light volume. Thus far, 110,142 shares of Federal Realty Investment exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 392,800 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $102.78-$104.09 after having opened the day at $103.01 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $103.14.

Federal Realty Investment Trust operates as a real estate investment trust, which engages in the ownership, management, development, and redevelopment of retail and mixed-use properties. Federal Realty Investment has a market cap of $6.7 billion and is part of the financial sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 47.5, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 0.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Federal Realty Investment a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Federal Realty Investment as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Federal Realty Investment Ratings Report now.

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