Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) – Investment analysts at KeyCorp issued their Q4 2016 earnings estimates for Physicians Realty Trust in a report released on Monday. KeyCorp analyst J. Sadler forecasts that the firm will post earnings of $0.28 per share for the quarter.

Several other equities analysts have also issued reports on DOC. Wunderlich lifted their price objective on shares of Physicians Realty Trust from $19.50 to $22.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, August 4th. SunTrust Banks Inc. lifted their price objective on shares of Physicians Realty Trust from $20.00 to $22.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a report on Thursday, August 4th. Compass Point lifted their price target on shares of Physicians Realty Trust from $20.50 to $24.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 9th. BTIG Research began coverage on shares of Physicians Realty Trust in a report on Thursday, August 25th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $25.00 price target on the stock. Finally, Citigroup Inc. lowered shares of Physicians Realty Trust from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a report on Friday, September 2nd. They noted that the move was a valuation call. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating, thirteen have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. Physicians Realty Trust currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $20.77.

Earnings History and Estimates for Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC)

Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) opened at 17.47 on Wednesday. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $20.05 and a 200-day moving average price of $20.25. Physicians Realty Trust has a one year low of $15.03 and a one year high of $22.03. The company has a market capitalization of $2.34 billion, a PE ratio of 89.13 and a beta of 0.63.

Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 2nd. The real estate investment trust reported $0.27 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.28 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $70 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $66.21 million. Physicians Realty Trust had a net margin of 12.86% and a return on equity of 1.77%. Physicians Realty Trust’s quarterly revenue was up 100.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.26 earnings per share.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, October 18th. Investors of record on Thursday, October 6th were given a dividend of $0.225 per share. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, October 4th. This represents a $0.90 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.15%. Physicians Realty Trust’s dividend payout ratio is presently 409.11%.

In related news, insider John T. Thomas sold 15,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, September 8th. The shares were sold at an average price of $21.79, for a total transaction of $326,850.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Corporate insiders own 0.54% of the company’s stock.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of DOC. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC increased its position in Physicians Realty Trust by 16.9% in the first quarter. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC now owns 316,189 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $5,875,000 after buying an additional 45,669 shares in the last quarter. Teachers Advisors Inc. increased its position in shares of Physicians Realty Trust by 25.9% in the first quarter. Teachers Advisors Inc. now owns 154,498 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $2,871,000 after buying an additional 31,794 shares during the period. BlackRock Fund Advisors increased its position in shares of Physicians Realty Trust by 23.1% in the first quarter. BlackRock Fund Advisors now owns 2,731,856 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $50,758,000 after buying an additional 511,931 shares during the period. BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. increased its position in shares of Physicians Realty Trust by 27.6% in the first quarter. BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. now owns 3,065,358 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $56,954,000 after buying an additional 663,301 shares during the period. Finally, M&T Bank Corp purchased a new position in shares of Physicians Realty Trust during the first quarter worth $213,000. Institutional investors own 97.33% of the company’s stock.

About Physicians Realty Trust

Physicians Realty Trust is a healthcare real estate company. The Company is engaged in acquiring, developing, owning and managing healthcare properties that are leased to physicians, hospitals and healthcare delivery systems. The Company’s portfolio includes approximately 150 properties located in approximately 30 states with approximately 5,799,340 net leasable square feet.

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