News headlines about DuPont Fabros Technology (NYSE:DFT) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. DuPont Fabros Technology earned a daily sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 45.9585028311572 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.

DFT has been the subject of several research analyst reports. UBS AG lowered DuPont Fabros Technology from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research report on Thursday, June 22nd. BidaskClub downgraded DuPont Fabros Technology from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 8th. Royal Bank Of Canada lowered DuPont Fabros Technology from an “outperform” rating to a “sector perform” rating and set a $62.00 target price on the stock. in a research report on Monday, July 31st. TheStreet lowered DuPont Fabros Technology from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a research report on Monday, July 31st. Finally, Raymond James Financial, Inc. reaffirmed a “market perform” rating on shares of DuPont Fabros Technology in a research note on Thursday, June 22nd. Eleven equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, five have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. DuPont Fabros Technology has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $58.59.

Shares of DuPont Fabros Technology (NYSE:DFT) opened at 66.31 on Tuesday. The firm has a market cap of $5.14 billion, a PE ratio of 40.38 and a beta of 0.68. DuPont Fabros Technology has a 52 week low of $37.54 and a 52 week high of $69.33. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $64.02 and a 200-day moving average price of $57.12.

DuPont Fabros Technology (NYSE:DFT) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 27th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.38 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.77 by ($0.39). The company had revenue of $140.70 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $141.48 million. DuPont Fabros Technology had a net margin of 26.98% and a return on equity of 17.13%. The business’s revenue was up 9.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.64 EPS. On average, equities research analysts predict that DuPont Fabros Technology will post $1.77 earnings per share for the current year.

In related news, Director Michael A. Coke sold 8,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, September 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $63.87, for a total transaction of $510,960.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 20,258 shares in the company, valued at $1,293,878.46. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Also, CFO Jeffrey H. Foster sold 64,843 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, July 28th. The shares were sold at an average price of $61.49, for a total transaction of $3,987,196.07. Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now owns 40,447 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,487,086.03. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last ninety days, insiders sold 801,397 shares of company stock valued at $49,701,799. Corporate insiders own 5.60% of the company’s stock.

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DuPont Fabros Technology Company Profile

DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc (DFT) is a real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company owns, acquires, develops and operates wholesale data centers. The Company’s customers include national and international enterprises across various industries, such as technology, Internet, content providers, cloud providers, media, communications, healthcare and financial services.

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