Kilroy Realty Corp. (NYSE:KRC)’s share price traded down 2.3% on Thursday . The stock traded as low as $71.44 and last traded at $71.56, with a volume of 216,657 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $73.27.

Several equities analysts have weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Kilroy Realty Corp. from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, July 29th. Citigroup Inc. raised their target price on Kilroy Realty Corp. from $71.00 to $76.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a report on Friday, July 29th. DA Davidson raised their target price on Kilroy Realty Corp. from $70.00 to $78.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 27th. BMO Capital Markets restated a “buy” rating on shares of Kilroy Realty Corp. in a report on Tuesday, July 12th. Finally, Robert W. Baird restated a “buy” rating on shares of Kilroy Realty Corp. in a report on Monday, May 16th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the company. Kilroy Realty Corp. has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $74.29.

The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $69.42 and a 200-day moving average price of $62.13. The stock has a market cap of $6.66 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.63.

Kilroy Realty Corp. (NYSE:KRC) last released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, July 25th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.86 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.85 by $0.01. The business earned $160.10 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $140.64 million. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.82 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue was up 9.5% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts anticipate that Kilroy Realty Corp. will post $3.42 EPS for the current year.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, July 13th. Investors of record on Thursday, June 30th were paid a $0.375 dividend. This represents a $1.50 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.08%. This is a boost from Kilroy Realty Corp.’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.35. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, June 28th.

A number of institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Mizuho Trust & Banking Co. Ltd. increased its position in shares of Kilroy Realty Corp. by 2.1% in the fourth quarter. Mizuho Trust & Banking Co. Ltd. now owns 17,350 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $1,109,000 after buying an additional 365 shares in the last quarter. Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings LLC. increased its position in shares of Kilroy Realty Corp. by 0.3% in the fourth quarter. Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings LLC. now owns 52,191 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $3,303,000 after buying an additional 167 shares in the last quarter. State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D increased its position in shares of Kilroy Realty Corp. by 4.2% in the fourth quarter. State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D now owns 123,000 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $7,783,000 after buying an additional 5,000 shares in the last quarter. Alpine Woods Capital Investors LLC increased its position in shares of Kilroy Realty Corp. by 23.4% in the fourth quarter. Alpine Woods Capital Investors LLC now owns 174,623 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $11,050,000 after buying an additional 33,150 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its position in shares of Kilroy Realty Corp. by 3.7% in the fourth quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 1,153,575 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $73,000,000 after buying an additional 41,528 shares in the last quarter.

Kilroy Realty Corporation is a self-administered real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company focuses on office submarkets in the West Coast. The Company owns, develops, acquires and manages real estate assets consisting of Class A real estate properties in the coastal regions of Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego County, the San Francisco Bay Area and greater Seattle.

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