$0.27 Earnings Per Share Expected for Physicians Realty Trust (DOC) This Quarter

Equities research analysts expect Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) to report $0.27 earnings per share for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Seven analysts have provided estimates for Physicians Realty Trust’s earnings. The highest EPS estimate is $0.28 and the lowest is $0.27. Physicians Realty Trust also posted earnings of $0.27 per share during the same quarter last year. The firm is scheduled to issue its next earnings results on Wednesday, February 27th.

On average, analysts expect that Physicians Realty Trust will report full year earnings of $1.09 per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.08 to $1.10. For the next financial year, analysts anticipate that the business will report earnings of $1.11 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.09 to $1.14. Zacks Investment Research’s EPS averages are a mean average based on a survey of research analysts that that provide coverage for Physicians Realty Trust.

Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Friday, November 2nd. The real estate investment trust reported $0.28 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.27 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $105.03 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $103.70 million. Physicians Realty Trust had a return on equity of 2.20% and a net margin of 13.33%. The company’s revenue was up 12.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.26 earnings per share.

Several brokerages have recently weighed in on DOC. ValuEngine upgraded Physicians Realty Trust from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, September 13th. Morgan Stanley upped their price objective on Physicians Realty Trust from $15.00 to $16.00 and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a report on Thursday, August 16th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Physicians Realty Trust from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 23rd. TheStreet raised Physicians Realty Trust from a “c+” rating to a “b” rating in a report on Friday, August 3rd. Finally, KeyCorp upped their target price on Physicians Realty Trust from $17.00 to $18.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, September 10th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $17.77.

Shares of Physicians Realty Trust stock traded down $0.41 during trading on Tuesday, hitting $16.49. The stock had a trading volume of 1,387,207 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,541,538. The company has a quick ratio of 0.89, a current ratio of 0.89 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.61. The firm has a market cap of $3.12 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.86, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 4.03 and a beta of 0.40. Physicians Realty Trust has a fifty-two week low of $14.13 and a fifty-two week high of $19.03.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, October 18th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, October 3rd were issued a dividend of $0.23 per share. This represents a $0.92 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.58%. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, October 2nd. Physicians Realty Trust’s dividend payout ratio is 88.46%.

A number of institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. United Services Automobile Association lifted its stake in Physicians Realty Trust by 2,481.3% in the 3rd quarter. United Services Automobile Association now owns 718,505 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $12,114,000 after acquiring an additional 690,670 shares in the last quarter. Standard Life Aberdeen plc lifted its stake in Physicians Realty Trust by 37.5% in the 3rd quarter. Standard Life Aberdeen plc now owns 2,385,603 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $40,233,000 after acquiring an additional 651,019 shares in the last quarter. Baird Financial Group Inc. lifted its stake in Physicians Realty Trust by 3.5% in the 3rd quarter. Baird Financial Group Inc. now owns 392,128 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $6,525,000 after acquiring an additional 13,090 shares in the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP lifted its stake in Physicians Realty Trust by 2.7% in the 3rd quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 2,818,373 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $47,516,000 after acquiring an additional 74,307 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Greenwood Capital Associates LLC lifted its stake in Physicians Realty Trust by 31.0% in the 3rd quarter. Greenwood Capital Associates LLC now owns 15,852 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $267,000 after acquiring an additional 3,748 shares in the last quarter. 91.78% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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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