Nomura Asset Management Co. Ltd. grew its position in shares of Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) by 3.8% during the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 102,500 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after buying an additional 3,790 shares during the period. Nomura Asset Management Co. Ltd. owned 0.06% of Physicians Realty Trust worth $1,817,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of DOC. Bank of Montreal Can lifted its holdings in Physicians Realty Trust by 32.7% during the 2nd quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 52,166 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $1,051,000 after purchasing an additional 12,845 shares in the last quarter. Aperio Group LLC lifted its holdings in Physicians Realty Trust by 42.7% during the 2nd quarter. Aperio Group LLC now owns 31,525 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $635,000 after purchasing an additional 9,440 shares in the last quarter. NGAM Advisors L.P. lifted its holdings in Physicians Realty Trust by 4.2% during the 2nd quarter. NGAM Advisors L.P. now owns 25,786 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $519,000 after purchasing an additional 1,041 shares in the last quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. lifted its holdings in Physicians Realty Trust by 8.3% during the 2nd quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 630,471 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $12,698,000 after purchasing an additional 48,206 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Teacher Retirement System of Texas lifted its holdings in Physicians Realty Trust by 1.7% during the 2nd quarter. Teacher Retirement System of Texas now owns 11,997 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $242,000 after purchasing an additional 203 shares in the last quarter. 94.90% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) opened at $18.46 on Thursday. The firm has a market capitalization of $3,245.65, a PE ratio of 17.25, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.82 and a beta of 0.52. The company has a quick ratio of 1.59, a current ratio of 1.59 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.46. Physicians Realty Trust has a one year low of $17.25 and a one year high of $21.85.

Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) last announced its 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). The business had revenue of $93.00 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $90.21 million. Physicians Realty Trust had a return on equity of 1.70% and a net margin of 11.39%. Physicians Realty Trust’s revenue was up 32.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.27 earnings per share. equities analysts predict that Physicians Realty Trust will post 1.05 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of brokerages recently issued reports on DOC. Raymond James Financial set a $20.00 price objective on Physicians Realty Trust and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, December 7th. Royal Bank of Canada reissued a “buy” rating and set a $21.00 price objective on shares of Physicians Realty Trust in a report on Wednesday, November 15th. B. Riley reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Physicians Realty Trust in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. Cantor Fitzgerald increased their price objective on Physicians Realty Trust from $20.00 to $21.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 7th. Finally, KeyCorp raised Physicians Realty Trust from a “sector weight” rating to an “overweight” rating in a report on Thursday, October 12th. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eleven have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $20.41.

In other Physicians Realty Trust news, insider Jeffrey Theiler bought 5,634 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, November 8th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $17.76 per share, for a total transaction of $100,059.84. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. 0.51% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

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About Physicians Realty Trust

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.

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