Physicians Realty Trust (DOC) Stock Rating Lowered by Stifel Nicolaus

Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) was downgraded by Stifel Nicolaus from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued on Tuesday, The Fly reports.

Several other brokerages have also weighed in on DOC. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Physicians Realty Trust from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 30th. Robert W. Baird set a $17.00 price objective on shares of Physicians Realty Trust and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, March 2nd. BMO Capital Markets reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $18.00 price objective on shares of Physicians Realty Trust in a research report on Monday, April 16th. Morgan Stanley lowered their price target on shares of Physicians Realty Trust from $18.00 to $16.50 and set an “equal weight” rating on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, March 20th. Finally, B. Riley set a $17.50 price target on shares of Physicians Realty Trust and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, March 1st. Seven research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Physicians Realty Trust presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $18.11.

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Shares of DOC traded up $0.18 during trading hours on Tuesday, hitting $14.67. The company had a trading volume of 1,879,266 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,590,131. The firm has a market capitalization of $2,635.50, a PE ratio of 14.11, a PEG ratio of 3.03 and a beta of 0.45. Physicians Realty Trust has a 12 month low of $14.13 and a 12 month high of $21.85. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.58, a current ratio of 1.32 and a quick ratio of 1.32.



Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February 28th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.27 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.27. The company had revenue of $97.30 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $98.56 million. Physicians Realty Trust had a net margin of 11.04% and a return on equity of 1.63%. The company’s revenue was up 32.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.27 earnings per share. analysts predict that Physicians Realty Trust will post 1.12 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In other Physicians Realty Trust news, Director Tommy G. Thompson purchased 13,650 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, March 6th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $14.71 per share, with a total value of $200,791.50. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. 0.53% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

Institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC grew its stake in Physicians Realty Trust by 355.1% during the fourth quarter. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC now owns 6,280 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $113,000 after buying an additional 4,900 shares in the last quarter. Cypress Wealth Services LLC acquired a new stake in Physicians Realty Trust during the fourth quarter worth about $180,000. Greenwood Capital Associates LLC acquired a new stake in Physicians Realty Trust during the fourth quarter worth about $194,000. Zeke Capital Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in Physicians Realty Trust during the fourth quarter worth about $209,000. Finally, Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB acquired a new stake in Physicians Realty Trust during the fourth quarter worth about $262,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 94.10% of the company’s stock.

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Physicians Realty Trust Company Profile

Physicians Realty Trust is a self-managed healthcare real estate company organized to acquire, selectively develop, own and manage healthcare properties that are leased to physicians, hospitals and healthcare delivery systems. The Company invests in real estate that is integral to providing high quality healthcare.

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