Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio raised its holdings in shares of Kilroy Realty Corp (NYSE:KRC) by 0.6% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 151,531 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after buying an additional 919 shares during the quarter. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio owned about 0.15% of Kilroy Realty worth $10,777,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

A number of other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of KRC. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board purchased a new position in shares of Kilroy Realty in the 3rd quarter worth about $12,425,000. Timbercreek Asset Management Ltd. boosted its holdings in shares of Kilroy Realty by 55.9% in the 2nd quarter. Timbercreek Asset Management Ltd. now owns 144,476 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $10,857,000 after purchasing an additional 51,781 shares in the last quarter. South Dakota Investment Council purchased a new position in shares of Kilroy Realty in the 2nd quarter worth about $932,000. Virtu KCG Holdings LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Kilroy Realty by 134.4% in the 2nd quarter. Virtu KCG Holdings LLC now owns 7,099 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $533,000 after purchasing an additional 4,071 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Lazard Asset Management LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Kilroy Realty by 6.6% in the 2nd quarter. Lazard Asset Management LLC now owns 176,073 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $13,231,000 after purchasing an additional 10,920 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 97.71% of the company’s stock.

Shares of Kilroy Realty Corp (NYSE:KRC) opened at $74.75 on Wednesday. Kilroy Realty Corp has a 52 week low of $67.00 and a 52 week high of $78.33. The company has a quick ratio of 1.85, a current ratio of 1.85 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.63. The firm has a market capitalization of $7,494.76, a PE ratio of 22.21, a PEG ratio of 3.01 and a beta of 0.79.

Kilroy Realty (NYSE:KRC) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, October 25th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.67 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.86 by ($0.19). Kilroy Realty had a net margin of 23.77% and a return on equity of 4.44%. The company had revenue of $181.50 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $179.03 million. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.92 EPS. The company’s revenue was up 7.8% on a year-over-year basis. analysts expect that Kilroy Realty Corp will post 3.52 earnings per share for the current year.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, January 12th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 29th will be paid a $0.425 dividend. This represents a $1.70 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.27%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 28th. Kilroy Realty’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 111.84%.

A number of equities analysts have recently issued reports on KRC shares. Zacks Investment Research cut Kilroy Realty from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 4th. Stifel Nicolaus reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $77.00 price objective on shares of Kilroy Realty in a report on Thursday, September 21st. KeyCorp reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Kilroy Realty in a report on Friday, August 25th. J P Morgan Chase & Co cut Kilroy Realty from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $79.00 price objective for the company. in a report on Friday, December 15th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group started coverage on Kilroy Realty in a report on Tuesday, September 19th. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $70.00 price objective for the company. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $77.63.

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About Kilroy Realty

Kilroy Realty Corporation is a real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company operates through the office properties segment. It operates in office and mixed-use submarkets along the West Coast. It owns, develops, acquires and manages real estate assets, consisting primarily of Class A properties in the coastal regions of Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego County, the San Francisco Bay Area and Greater Seattle.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Kilroy Realty (NYSE:KRC)

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