Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) – Research analysts at KeyCorp issued their Q3 2017 earnings per share estimates for shares of Physicians Realty Trust in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday. KeyCorp analyst J. Sadler anticipates that the real estate investment trust will earn $0.26 per share for the quarter. KeyCorp has a “Hold” rating on the stock. KeyCorp also issued estimates for Physicians Realty Trust’s Q4 2017 earnings at $0.28 EPS and FY2018 earnings at $1.17 EPS.

A number of other brokerages have also recently commented on DOC. BidaskClub raised shares of Physicians Realty Trust from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, June 23rd. Jefferies Group LLC reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $21.00 price objective on shares of Physicians Realty Trust in a research note on Wednesday, June 14th. Cantor Fitzgerald reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $23.00 price objective on shares of Physicians Realty Trust in a research note on Friday, June 30th. Morgan Stanley raised shares of Physicians Realty Trust from an “underweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and set a $18.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Monday, July 24th. Finally, Raymond James Financial, Inc. cut shares of Physicians Realty Trust from a “strong-buy” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $21.00 price objective for the company. in a research note on Monday, July 17th. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $20.58.

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Shares of Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) opened at 18.54 on Friday. Physicians Realty Trust has a 1-year low of $17.12 and a 1-year high of $21.95. The company has a market capitalization of $2.92 billion, a P/E ratio of 79.23 and a beta of 0.55. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $18.38 and a 200 day moving average of $19.47.

Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 3rd. The real estate investment trust reported $0.24 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.23 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $76.60 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $80.48 million. Physicians Realty Trust had a net margin of 11.51% and a return on equity of 1.75%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 43.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.22 earnings per share.

Large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. BlackRock Inc. raised its stake in shares of Physicians Realty Trust by 7,013.7% during the 1st quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 14,247,372 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $283,095,000 after acquiring an additional 14,047,091 shares in the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. grew its position in Physicians Realty Trust by 12.8% during the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 26,712,583 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $537,992,000 after purchasing an additional 3,033,019 shares during the last quarter. Cbre Clarion Securities LLC purchased a new stake in Physicians Realty Trust during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $46,701,000. Janus Henderson Group PLC grew its position in Physicians Realty Trust by 407.5% during the 2nd quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 2,793,368 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $56,244,000 after purchasing an additional 2,242,984 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Neuberger Berman Group LLC grew its position in Physicians Realty Trust by 6,963.5% during the 2nd quarter. Neuberger Berman Group LLC now owns 1,927,132 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $38,812,000 after purchasing an additional 1,899,849 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 94.27% of the company’s stock.

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.

Earnings History and Estimates for Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC)

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