Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) – Research analysts at SunTrust Banks issued their Q1 2019 earnings per share estimates for shares of Physicians Realty Trust in a research report issued on Wednesday, April 10th. SunTrust Banks analyst M. Lewis anticipates that the real estate investment trust will post earnings per share of $0.26 for the quarter. SunTrust Banks also issued estimates for Physicians Realty Trust’s Q2 2019 earnings at $0.27 EPS, Q3 2019 earnings at $0.27 EPS, Q4 2019 earnings at $0.27 EPS and FY2019 earnings at $1.08 EPS.

Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, February 27th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.06 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.07 by ($0.01). The firm had revenue of $105.31 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $104.75 million. Physicians Realty Trust had a net margin of 13.31% and a return on equity of 2.26%. Physicians Realty Trust’s quarterly revenue was up 8.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.27 EPS.

Several other equities analysts have also issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Physicians Realty Trust from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday. Morgan Stanley set a $19.00 target price on shares of Physicians Realty Trust and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, March 28th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded shares of Physicians Realty Trust from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, February 8th. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the stock. Physicians Realty Trust has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $18.00.

DOC stock opened at $18.38 on Monday. The firm has a market capitalization of $3.36 billion, a P/E ratio of 17.02 and a beta of 0.62. The company has a current ratio of 1.04, a quick ratio of 1.04 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.63. Physicians Realty Trust has a 12-month low of $14.34 and a 12-month high of $19.16.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, April 18th. Investors of record on Wednesday, April 3rd will be issued a $0.23 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, April 2nd. This represents a $0.92 annualized dividend and a yield of 5.01%. Physicians Realty Trust’s payout ratio is 85.19%.

A number of hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Norges Bank bought a new stake in Physicians Realty Trust in the fourth quarter valued at $35,906,000. Rehmann Capital Advisory Group increased its stake in Physicians Realty Trust by 1,571.6% in the third quarter. Rehmann Capital Advisory Group now owns 1,649,447 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $97,832,000 after purchasing an additional 1,550,770 shares in the last quarter. Macquarie Group Ltd. increased its stake in Physicians Realty Trust by 379.4% in the third quarter. Macquarie Group Ltd. now owns 1,690,733 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $28,506,000 after purchasing an additional 1,338,058 shares in the last quarter. Hudson Bay Capital Management LP bought a new stake in Physicians Realty Trust in the fourth quarter valued at $11,808,000. Finally, Standard Life Aberdeen plc increased its stake in Physicians Realty Trust by 37.5% in the third quarter. Standard Life Aberdeen plc now owns 2,385,603 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $40,233,000 after purchasing an additional 651,019 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 93.66% of the company’s stock.

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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