Sei Investments Co. lifted its holdings in shares of Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:DLR) by 127.3% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 504,547 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after purchasing an additional 282,559 shares during the quarter. Sei Investments Co. owned about 0.31% of Digital Realty Trust worth $59,703,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of the company. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Digital Realty Trust by 1.0% during the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 27,928,426 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $3,154,515,000 after purchasing an additional 284,515 shares during the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Digital Realty Trust by 2.8% during the second quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 15,575,651 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $1,759,269,000 after purchasing an additional 428,327 shares during the last quarter. Daiwa Securities Group Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Digital Realty Trust by 41.5% during the third quarter. Daiwa Securities Group Inc. now owns 6,474,187 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $766,091,000 after purchasing an additional 1,897,642 shares during the last quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. boosted its holdings in shares of Digital Realty Trust by 7.3% during the second quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 3,569,263 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $403,148,000 after purchasing an additional 243,995 shares during the last quarter. Finally, PGGM Investments boosted its holdings in shares of Digital Realty Trust by 15.2% during the third quarter. PGGM Investments now owns 2,923,831 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $345,977,000 after purchasing an additional 386,208 shares during the last quarter.

Several equities research analysts have recently issued reports on the company. TheStreet cut Digital Realty Trust from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a report on Monday, October 30th. Zacks Investment Research cut Digital Realty Trust from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 31st. KeyCorp set a $130.00 price objective on Digital Realty Trust and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Sunday, October 29th. Deutsche Bank AG increased their target price on Digital Realty Trust from $111.00 to $130.00 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 26th. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $120.00 target price on shares of Digital Realty Trust in a research report on Tuesday, October 24th. Eleven equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $125.43.

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In other Digital Realty Trust news, insider Christopher Sharp sold 25,733 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, August 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $116.44, for a total value of $2,996,350.52. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 25,733 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $2,996,350.52. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Company insiders own 0.40% of the company’s stock.

Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:DLR) traded down $1.32 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $120.92. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 307,536 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,269,102. The company has a quick ratio of 0.32, a current ratio of 0.46 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.85. Digital Realty Trust, Inc. has a one year low of $85.63 and a one year high of $127.23. The stock has a market capitalization of $20,031.11, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.65, a PEG ratio of 3.63 and a beta of -0.09.

Digital Realty Trust (NYSE:DLR) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October 25th. The real estate investment trust reported $1.51 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.40 by $1.11. Digital Realty Trust had a return on equity of 5.15% and a net margin of 11.71%. The company had revenue of $609.90 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $595.49 million. During the same period last year, the company posted $1.44 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue was up 11.6% compared to the same quarter last year. research analysts predict that Digital Realty Trust, Inc. will post 6.09 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, January 12th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 15th will be given a $0.93 dividend. This represents a $3.72 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.08%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 14th. Digital Realty Trust’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 300.00%.

Digital Realty Trust Company Profile

Digital Realty Trust, Inc is a real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company is engaged in the business of owning, acquiring, developing and operating data centers. The Company is focused on providing data center and colocation solutions for domestic and international tenants across a range of industry verticals ranging from financial services, cloud and information technology services, to manufacturing, energy, healthcare and consumer products.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Digital Realty Trust (NYSE:DLR)

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