News headlines about Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) have been trending positive on Saturday, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Physicians Realty Trust earned a media sentiment score of 0.32 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 46.6257130029753 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.
Shares of Physicians Realty Trust (DOC) opened at $16.34 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.46, a quick ratio of 1.59 and a current ratio of 1.59. The stock has a market capitalization of $2,930.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 71.04, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.37 and a beta of 0.54. Physicians Realty Trust has a one year low of $16.31 and a one year high of $21.85.
Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Friday, November 3rd. The real estate investment trust reported $0.26 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.27 by ($0.01). The firm had revenue of $93.00 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $90.21 million. Physicians Realty Trust had a net margin of 11.39% and a return on equity of 1.70%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 32.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.27 earnings per share. equities analysts expect that Physicians Realty Trust will post 1.05 EPS for the current year.
The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, January 18th. Investors of record on Wednesday, January 3rd will be issued a $0.23 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, January 2nd. This represents a $0.92 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.63%. Physicians Realty Trust’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 400.00%.
A number of brokerages have recently weighed in on DOC. B. Riley reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Physicians Realty Trust in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. Robert W. Baird reissued an “outperform” rating and issued a $19.00 price objective (down from $21.00) on shares of Physicians Realty Trust in a report on Friday, January 5th. Cantor Fitzgerald reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $21.00 target price on shares of Physicians Realty Trust in a report on Tuesday, September 26th. Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $22.00 target price on shares of Physicians Realty Trust in a report on Wednesday, October 4th. Finally, Jefferies Group reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $19.00 price target (up previously from $18.00) on shares of Physicians Realty Trust in a research report on Friday, September 22nd. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $20.25.
In other news, insider Jeffrey Theiler bought 5,634 shares of Physicians Realty Trust stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 8th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $17.76 per share, with a total value of $100,059.84. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, Director Tommy G. Thompson bought 2,705 shares of Physicians Realty Trust stock in a transaction dated Thursday, December 14th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $18.46 per share, with a total value of $49,934.30. Following the completion of the acquisition, the director now directly owns 49,339 shares in the company, valued at approximately $910,797.94. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Company insiders own 0.51% of the company’s stock.
Physicians Realty Trust Company Profile
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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