Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co. Ltd. increased its stake in Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) by 13.1% during the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 25,922 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after acquiring an additional 3,000 shares during the quarter. Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co. Ltd.’s holdings in Physicians Realty Trust were worth $460,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the stock. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its position in shares of Physicians Realty Trust by 12.8% in the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 26,712,583 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $537,992,000 after buying an additional 3,033,019 shares during the period. Cbre Clarion Securities LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Physicians Realty Trust in the second quarter worth $46,701,000. Janus Henderson Group PLC boosted its position in shares of Physicians Realty Trust by 407.5% in the second quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 2,793,368 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $56,244,000 after buying an additional 2,242,984 shares during the period. Neuberger Berman Group LLC boosted its position in shares of Physicians Realty Trust by 6,963.5% in the second quarter. Neuberger Berman Group LLC now owns 1,927,132 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $38,812,000 after buying an additional 1,899,849 shares during the period. Finally, Citadel Advisors LLC boosted its position in shares of Physicians Realty Trust by 355.8% in the second quarter. Citadel Advisors LLC now owns 1,852,479 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $37,309,000 after buying an additional 1,446,061 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 93.66% of the company’s stock.

Several brokerages have recently commented on DOC. Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $21.00 target price on shares of Physicians Realty Trust in a research report on Wednesday. B. Riley reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Physicians Realty Trust in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. Cantor Fitzgerald raised their target price on Physicians Realty Trust from $20.00 to $21.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 7th. KeyCorp raised Physicians Realty Trust from a “sector weight” rating to an “overweight” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 12th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $22.00 target price on shares of Physicians Realty Trust in a research report on Wednesday, October 4th. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eleven have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $20.50.

Shares of Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE DOC) opened at $18.19 on Wednesday. The stock has a market capitalization of $3,256.40, a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.31, a P/E/G ratio of 2.47 and a beta of 0.52. Physicians Realty Trust has a 12-month low of $17.25 and a 12-month high of $21.85. The company has a current ratio of 1.59, a quick ratio of 1.59 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.46.

Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Friday, November 3rd. The real estate investment trust reported $0.26 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates 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 company had revenue of $93.00 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $90.21 million. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.27 EPS. Physicians Realty Trust’s quarterly revenue was up 32.8% on a year-over-year basis. equities analysts forecast that Physicians Realty Trust will post 1.05 EPS for the current year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, October 18th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, October 3rd were given a $0.23 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, October 2nd. This represents a $0.92 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 5.06%. Physicians Realty Trust’s dividend payout ratio is currently 400.02%.

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In related news, insider Jeffrey Theiler purchased 5,634 shares of Physicians Realty Trust stock in a transaction on Wednesday, November 8th. The stock was 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 through this hyperlink. 0.51% of the stock is owned by insiders.

Physicians Realty Trust Profile

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.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC)

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