American Investment Services Inc. raised its stake in shares of Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:DLR) by 15.2% in the 4th quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 4,924 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after purchasing an additional 649 shares during the period. American Investment Services Inc.’s holdings in Digital Realty Trust were worth $561,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Macquarie Group Ltd. lifted its holdings in shares of Digital Realty Trust by 1.8% in the 2nd quarter. Macquarie Group Ltd. now owns 56,159 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $6,343,000 after acquiring an additional 1,000 shares during the last quarter. Castleark Management LLC bought a new stake in shares of Digital Realty Trust in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $239,000. Verition Fund Management LLC bought a new stake in shares of Digital Realty Trust in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $477,000. WINTON GROUP Ltd bought a new stake in shares of Digital Realty Trust in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $661,000. Finally, Toronto Dominion Bank lifted its holdings in shares of Digital Realty Trust by 25.9% in the 2nd quarter. Toronto Dominion Bank now owns 54,116 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $6,112,000 after acquiring an additional 11,142 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 98.29% of the company’s stock.

Shares of Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (DLR) opened at $105.27 on Thursday. Digital Realty Trust, Inc. has a 1-year low of $98.28 and a 1-year high of $127.23. The company has a current ratio of 0.46, a quick ratio of 0.46 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.85. The company has a market cap of $21,596.13, a price-to-earnings ratio of 84.90, a P/E/G ratio of 2.14 and a beta of -0.11.

DLR has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Digital Realty Trust from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Sunday, December 31st. Wells Fargo & Co upgraded shares of Digital Realty Trust from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and boosted their price objective for the stock from $109.31 to $120.00 in a report on Friday, December 22nd. Barclays lowered their price objective on shares of Digital Realty Trust from $139.00 to $136.00 and set an “overweight” rating for the company in a report on Tuesday, January 30th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Digital Realty Trust from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Monday, January 15th. Finally, TheStreet lowered shares of Digital Realty Trust from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a report on Monday, October 30th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and twelve have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Digital Realty Trust has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $122.50.

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Digital Realty Trust Profile

Digital Realty Trust, Inc is a real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company is engaged in the business of owning, acquiring, developing and operating data centers. The Company is focused on providing data center and colocation solutions for domestic and international tenants across a range of industry verticals ranging from financial services, cloud and information technology services, to manufacturing, energy, healthcare and consumer products.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Digital Realty Trust (NYSE:DLR)

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