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

A number of equities analysts recently issued reports on the company. Deutsche Bank AG lifted their target price on Kilroy Realty Corp. from $79.00 to $80.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, May 2nd. BMO Capital Markets restated a “buy” rating on shares of Kilroy Realty Corp. in a report on Sunday, June 26th. DA Davidson lifted their target price on Kilroy Realty Corp. from $70.00 to $78.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 27th. Stifel Nicolaus upgraded Kilroy Realty Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $75.00 target price on the stock in a report on Friday, April 29th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Kilroy Realty Corp. from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, July 29th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company. Kilroy Realty Corp. presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $74.29.

The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $69.64 and its 200-day moving average price is $62.24. The stock has a market capitalization of $6.66 billion and a PE ratio of 20.61.

Kilroy Realty Corp. (NYSE:KRC) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, July 25th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.86 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.85 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $160.10 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $140.64 million. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.82 EPS. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 9.5% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities analysts forecast that Kilroy Realty Corp. will post $3.42 EPS for the current year.

Other hedge funds and institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Mizuho Trust & Banking Co. Ltd. increased its position in 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 valued at $1,109,000 after buying an additional 365 shares in the last quarter. Utah Retirement Systems boosted its stake in shares of Kilroy Realty Corp. by 0.5% in the fourth quarter. Utah Retirement Systems now owns 18,550 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $1,174,000 after buying an additional 100 shares during the last quarter. Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings LLC. boosted its stake 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 valued at $3,303,000 after buying an additional 167 shares during the last quarter. State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D boosted its stake 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 valued at $7,783,000 after buying an additional 5,000 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its stake 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 valued at $73,000,000 after buying an additional 41,528 shares during 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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