LIBERTY PROPERTY TRUST

46.33 +0.11 (+0.24%) Buy

LPT continues to mint money for it's investors

13 min read

LIBERTY PROPERTY TRUST outperformed on Friday. It surged by +0.24% to close at 46.33. It is currently trading +19% above it's 52 week low of 38.63 and is down only 0% from it's 52 week high.

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LPT is currently in a bullish trend. The current bullish signal has generated a profit of +6.02% for LPT's investors in the last three months.

Trend

LPT has been outperforming the SP500 index in recent time. It showed significant underperformance (compared to the SP500 index) from 26 Sep, 2016 to 3 Oct, 2018. Over the last 2 years 11 months and 10 days, LPT outperformed the SP500 index on 52% days.

LPT was profitable on 50% days in the last three months. During this time, it delivered on average +0.11% per day. It delivered it's worst daily return of -3.63%, during this period, on Friday, 12 Oct, 2018. The longest stort-term trend during this period was 6 profitable days, which started on 26 Nov, 2018 and went on till 3 Dec, 2018. This bullish trend returned +5.31% to investors.

The last 12 months saw LPT's investors making profits in 7 months and incurring losses in 5 months. LPT was less consistent in delivering monthly returs than SP500 index. LPT significantly outperformed SP500 index in Nov 2018, when it returned +8.17% compared to +4.75% returned by SP500 index during it's best month in the last one year - Jan 2018. LPT had a shorter streak of profitable months than SP500 index. It only went up in 4 straight months during the last year.

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LPT is currently seeing overall increase in volatility. In comparison, the SP500 index is seeing increase in volatility. During the last three months, there was a significant surge in LPT's volatility from 17 Sep, 2018 to 25 Oct, 2018. While there was a significant surge in the SP500 index's volatility from 25 Sep, 2018 to 29 Oct, 2018.

Advanced/professional short-term investors should note that LPT has significant positive skewness in it's return distribution. This indicates that investors can expect LPT to recover from drawdowns quickly. Which makes LPT a good candidate for investing on short-term bullish trends or even counter-trends hoping for a pull-back.

LPT has more chance of extreme outcomes than the SP500 index. Therefore, LPT must receive a lower allocation than SP500 in your portfolio. SP500 index usually has shorter drawdown period than LPT.

Based on your interest in LPT you may find it interesting to know that CPT and WABC have both performed similar to LPT and can be considered by investors as alternative investment options.

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