One Liberty Properties, Inc. (NYSE:OLP) has earned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the eight research firms that are covering the firm, MarketBeat reports. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company. The average twelve-month price target among brokers that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $25.25.

Several equities research analysts recently issued reports on OLP shares. DA Davidson increased their price objective on One Liberty Properties from $25.00 to $26.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Tuesday. B. Riley reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $25.50 price objective on shares of One Liberty Properties in a research note on Thursday, November 9th. Zacks Investment Research raised One Liberty Properties from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 24th. TheStreet raised One Liberty Properties from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 5th. Finally, ValuEngine raised One Liberty Properties from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, September 1st.

Shares of One Liberty Properties (NYSE OLP) opened at $25.61 on Wednesday. One Liberty Properties has a fifty-two week low of $21.96 and a fifty-two week high of $25.89. The company has a market capitalization of $471.81, a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.31, a PEG ratio of 2.02 and a beta of 0.85. The company has a current ratio of 1.77, a quick ratio of 1.77 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.36.

In other news, VP Justin Clair sold 2,100 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, August 24th. The stock was sold at an average price of $24.06, for a total transaction of $50,526.00. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now directly owns 33,305 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $801,318.30. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, insider Lawrence Ricketts sold 7,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, September 26th. The stock was sold at an average price of $24.14, for a total value of $168,980.00. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 113,302 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $2,735,110.28. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last three months, insiders sold 11,939 shares of company stock valued at $290,112. Company insiders own 8.60% of the company’s stock.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of OLP. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its stake in shares of One Liberty Properties by 14.3% during the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 1,875,088 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $43,933,000 after purchasing an additional 234,523 shares in the last quarter. Northern Trust Corp raised its stake in shares of One Liberty Properties by 11.1% during the 2nd quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 481,807 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $11,289,000 after purchasing an additional 48,129 shares in the last quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC purchased a new stake in shares of One Liberty Properties during the 3rd quarter worth about $730,000. State Street Corp raised its stake in shares of One Liberty Properties by 7.5% during the 2nd quarter. State Street Corp now owns 399,794 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $9,366,000 after purchasing an additional 28,042 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Wells Fargo & Company MN raised its stake in shares of One Liberty Properties by 42.7% during the 3rd quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 91,918 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $2,240,000 after purchasing an additional 27,527 shares in the last quarter. 41.56% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

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About One Liberty Properties

One Liberty Properties, Inc is a self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company acquires, owns and manages a geographically diversified portfolio consisting of retail, industrial, flex, and health and fitness properties. As of December 31, 2016, the Company owned 114 properties and participated in joint ventures that own five properties.

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