Raymond James Financial set a $20.00 price objective on Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) in a report issued on Thursday morning. The firm currently has a buy rating on the real estate investment trust’s stock.

DOC has been the topic of a number of other research reports. Cantor Fitzgerald reissued a buy rating and issued a $21.00 target price on shares of Physicians Realty Trust in a report on Wednesday, September 13th. Royal Bank Of Canada reissued a buy rating and issued a $21.00 target price on shares of Physicians Realty Trust in a report on Wednesday, November 15th. KeyCorp raised shares of Physicians Realty Trust from a sector weight rating to an overweight rating in a report on Thursday, October 12th. Stifel Nicolaus reissued a buy rating and issued a $22.00 target price on shares of Physicians Realty Trust in a report on Wednesday, October 4th. Finally, Jefferies Group reissued a hold rating and issued a $19.00 target price (up previously from $18.00) on shares of Physicians Realty Trust in a report on Friday, September 22nd. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eleven have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of Buy and an average target price of $20.41.

Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) opened at $18.02 on Thursday. The company has a market capitalization of $3,229.52, a PE ratio of 17.16, a P/E/G ratio of 2.81 and a beta of 0.52. Physicians Realty Trust has a 52 week low of $17.25 and a 52 week high of $21.85. The company has a quick ratio of 1.59, a current ratio of 1.59 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.46.

Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) last issued its earnings results on Friday, November 3rd. The real estate investment trust reported $0.26 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.27 by ($0.01). Physicians Realty Trust had a return on equity of 1.70% and a net margin of 11.39%. The business had revenue of $93.00 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $90.21 million. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.27 EPS. The business’s revenue was up 32.8% on a year-over-year basis. analysts anticipate that Physicians Realty Trust will post 1.05 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In other Physicians Realty Trust news, insider Jeffrey Theiler purchased 5,634 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 8th. The shares were bought at an average price of $17.76 per share, with a total value of $100,059.84. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Insiders own 0.51% of the company’s stock.

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank increased its stake in shares of Physicians Realty Trust by 16.8% during the second quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 9,462 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $191,000 after acquiring an additional 1,364 shares during the period. Pinnacle Associates Ltd. acquired a new position in shares of Physicians Realty Trust during the second quarter valued at approximately $205,000. Profund Advisors LLC increased its stake in shares of Physicians Realty Trust by 6.8% during the second quarter. Profund Advisors LLC now owns 11,569 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $233,000 after acquiring an additional 733 shares during the period. Teacher Retirement System of Texas increased its stake in shares of Physicians Realty Trust by 1.7% during the second quarter. Teacher Retirement System of Texas now owns 11,997 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $242,000 after acquiring an additional 203 shares during the period. Finally, Veritable L.P. acquired a new position in shares of Physicians Realty Trust during the second quarter valued at approximately $266,000. 94.90% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

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About Physicians Realty Trust

Physicians Realty Trust (the Trust) is a real estate investment trust. Physicians Realty L.P. is the operating partnership of the Trust. The Trust and its operating partnership are engaged in acquiring, developing, owning and managing healthcare properties that are leased to physicians, hospitals and healthcare delivery systems.

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