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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 РOffice 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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