Qube Research & Technologies Ltd purchased a new position in shares of Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm purchased 7,258 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock, valued at approximately $116,000.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in the business. BlackRock Inc. grew its position in Physicians Realty Trust by 6.4% during the 2nd quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 17,459,820 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $278,311,000 after purchasing an additional 1,042,923 shares during the period. Principal Financial Group Inc. grew its position in shares of Physicians Realty Trust by 3.8% during the 1st quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. now owns 9,378,395 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $146,022,000 after acquiring an additional 347,580 shares during the period. Brookfield Asset Management Inc. grew its position in shares of Physicians Realty Trust by 42.3% during the 1st quarter. Brookfield Asset Management Inc. now owns 5,598,800 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $87,173,000 after acquiring an additional 1,665,300 shares during the period. Northern Trust Corp grew its position in shares of Physicians Realty Trust by 3.2% during the 1st quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 4,303,952 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $67,012,000 after acquiring an additional 134,907 shares during the period. Finally, Janus Henderson Group PLC grew its position in shares of Physicians Realty Trust by 58.5% during the 2nd quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 4,185,367 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $66,724,000 after acquiring an additional 1,545,022 shares during the period. 92.12% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

A number of equities research analysts have recently commented on the company. ValuEngine cut Physicians Realty Trust from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday. KeyCorp raised their target price on Physicians Realty Trust from $17.00 to $18.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, September 10th. Morgan Stanley raised their target price on Physicians Realty Trust from $15.00 to $16.00 and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 16th. Jefferies Financial Group restated a “hold” rating and set a $18.00 target price on shares of Physicians Realty Trust in a research report on Monday, August 13th. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada restated a “buy” rating and set a $18.00 target price on shares of Physicians Realty Trust in a research report on Tuesday, August 7th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $17.96.

Shares of Physicians Realty Trust stock opened at $16.68 on Thursday. The stock has a market capitalization of $3.10 billion, a P/E ratio of 16.04, a P/E/G ratio of 4.01 and a beta of 0.47. Physicians Realty Trust has a twelve month low of $14.13 and a twelve month high of $19.03. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.63, a quick ratio of 1.16 and a current ratio of 1.16.

Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 2nd. The real estate investment trust reported $0.06 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.28 by ($0.22). The company had revenue of $106.99 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $104.60 million. Physicians Realty Trust had a net margin of 11.02% and a return on equity of 1.76%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 39.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.24 earnings per share. sell-side analysts forecast that Physicians Realty Trust will post 1.09 EPS for the current year.

Physicians Realty Trust Profile

Physicians Realty Trust is a self-managed healthcare real estate company organized to acquire, selectively develop, own and manage healthcare properties that are leased to physicians, hospitals and healthcare delivery systems. The Company invests in real estate that is integral to providing high quality healthcare.

Recommended Story: Stock Symbols and CUSIP Explained

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC)

Receive News & Ratings for Physicians Realty Trust Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Physicians Realty Trust and related companies with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.