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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT)?

The company in question is, Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT) currently with a stock price of 39.94 (-0.22% today). The market cap for Liberty Property Trust is 5895.22, and is in the sector Financial, and REIT – Office industry. The target price for Liberty Property Trust is 40.14. Currently Liberty Property Trust is trading with a P/E of 21.22, and a forward P/E of 36.86. Average volume for Liberty Property Trust is 865.71 and so far today it is 249142.

Performance in the last year for Liberty Property Trust has been 25.71%. For EPS growth, Liberty Property Trust has seen a growth of 39.70%, and is looking to grow in the next year to -2.43%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 11.70% over the last five years and could be 5.50% for the next five years. Liberty Property Trust has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -8.30%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 42.30%. The 20-day simple moving average is 0.24%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 13.98%.

Since the IPO date for Liberty Property Trust on the 6/17/1994, Liberty Property Trust has seen performance year to date to be 34.01%. With Liberty Property Trust trading at 39.94, the dividend yield is 4.75%, and the EPS is 1.89.

So could Liberty Property Trust, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 21.22. The PEG is 3.86, P/S is 7.61 and the P/B is at 2.03. The P/cash is 201.2, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

Liberty Property Trust ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is *TBA, and the quick ratio is *TBA. This is with long term debt/equity at 1.13, and total debt/equity at 1.13.

In terms of margins, Liberty Property Trust has a gross margin of 71.40%, an operating margin of 34.10% and a profit margin of 36.00%.Payout ratio for Liberty Property Trust is 100.30%. Return on assets come to 4.20% with return on investment coming to 4.20%.

Insider ownership for Liberty Property Trust, is at 0.20% and institutional ownership comes to *TBA. Outstanding shares are at 147.27. While shares float is 145.66. The float short is currently 1.23%, and short ratio is 2.06.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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