Investment analysts at Capital One Financial Corporation began coverage on shares of Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) in a note issued to investors on Monday. The brokerage set an “equal weight” rating on the real estate investment trust’s stock.

DOC has been the topic of several other research reports. FBR & Co restated an “outperform” rating and issued a $21.00 price target on shares of Physicians Realty Trust in a research report on Tuesday, July 11th. Jefferies Group LLC cut Physicians Realty Trust from a “hold” rating to an “underperform” rating and dropped their price target for the company from $21.00 to $17.00 in a research report on Friday, July 7th. Royal Bank Of Canada restated a “buy” rating and issued a $21.00 price target on shares of Physicians Realty Trust in a research report on Wednesday, September 13th. Stifel Nicolaus dropped their price target on Physicians Realty Trust from $23.00 to $22.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, July 12th. Finally, BidaskClub cut Physicians Realty Trust from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, July 8th. Six analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Physicians Realty Trust presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $20.67.

Shares of Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE DOC) opened at 18.06 on Monday. The firm has a market capitalization of $2.84 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 77.18 and a beta of 0.55. Physicians Realty Trust has a 12-month low of $17.12 and a 12-month high of $21.95. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $18.39 and its 200 day moving average price is $19.44.

Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, August 3rd. The real estate investment trust reported $0.24 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.23 by $0.01. Physicians Realty Trust had a return on equity of 1.75% and a net margin of 11.51%. The business had revenue of $76.60 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $80.48 million. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.22 EPS. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 43.9% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities research analysts forecast that Physicians Realty Trust will post $0.26 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in DOC. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank increased its position in Physicians Realty Trust by 5.5% during the 1st quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 8,098 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $161,000 after purchasing an additional 425 shares during the period. Chicago Partners Investment Group LLC increased its position in Physicians Realty Trust by 603.8% during the 2nd quarter. Chicago Partners Investment Group LLC now owns 9,086 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $177,000 after purchasing an additional 7,795 shares during the period. Pinnacle Associates Ltd. acquired a new position in Physicians Realty Trust during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $205,000. Quantbot Technologies LP increased its position in Physicians Realty Trust by 69.8% during the 1st quarter. Quantbot Technologies LP now owns 11,729 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $233,000 after purchasing an additional 4,821 shares during the period. Finally, Profund Advisors LLC increased its position in Physicians Realty Trust by 6.8% during the 2nd quarter. Profund Advisors LLC now owns 11,569 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $233,000 after purchasing an additional 733 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 94.21% 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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