Traders sold shares of Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:DLR) on strength during trading on Tuesday. $23.14 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $48.30 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $25.16 million out of the stock. Of all stocks tracked, Digital Realty Trust had the 0th highest net out-flow for the day. Digital Realty Trust traded up $0.02 for the day and closed at $122.72

A number of equities analysts recently issued reports on the company. TheStreet lowered Digital Realty Trust from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a report on Monday, October 30th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Digital Realty Trust from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 31st. KeyCorp set a $130.00 price objective on Digital Realty Trust and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Sunday, October 29th. Deutsche Bank AG increased their price objective on Digital Realty Trust from $111.00 to $130.00 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, October 26th. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $120.00 price objective on shares of Digital Realty Trust in a report on Tuesday, October 24th. Eleven investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $125.43.

The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.85, a quick ratio of 0.46 and a current ratio of 0.46. The stock has a market capitalization of $19,901.35, a P/E ratio of 20.52, a PEG ratio of 3.61 and a beta of -0.09.

Digital Realty Trust (NYSE:DLR) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October 25th. The real estate investment trust reported $1.51 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.40 by $1.11. The firm had revenue of $609.90 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $595.49 million. Digital Realty Trust had a return on equity of 5.15% and a net margin of 11.71%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 11.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company posted $1.44 EPS. analysts anticipate that Digital Realty Trust, Inc. will post 6.09 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, January 12th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.93 per share. This represents a $3.72 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.03%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 14th. Digital Realty Trust’s dividend payout ratio is presently 300.00%.

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. IFP Advisors Inc boosted its stake in shares of Digital Realty Trust by 49.3% during the 3rd quarter. IFP Advisors Inc now owns 8,569 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $1,014,000 after acquiring an additional 2,829 shares in the last quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. boosted its stake in shares of Digital Realty Trust by 7.3% during the 2nd quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 3,569,263 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $403,148,000 after acquiring an additional 243,995 shares in the last quarter. Uniplan Investment Counsel Inc. bought a new stake in shares of Digital Realty Trust during the 2nd quarter worth $32,118,000. Strs Ohio boosted its stake in shares of Digital Realty Trust by 23.1% during the 3rd quarter. Strs Ohio now owns 276,089 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $32,669,000 after acquiring an additional 51,720 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Arcadia Investment Management Corp MI boosted its stake in shares of Digital Realty Trust by 2.4% during the 3rd quarter. Arcadia Investment Management Corp MI now owns 26,144 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $3,094,000 after acquiring an additional 609 shares in the last quarter.

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About Digital Realty Trust

Digital Realty Trust, Inc is a real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company is engaged in the business of owning, acquiring, developing and operating data centers. The Company is focused on providing data center and colocation solutions for domestic and international tenants across a range of industry verticals ranging from financial services, cloud and information technology services, to manufacturing, energy, healthcare and consumer products.

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