SG Americas Securities LLC decreased its position in Kilroy Realty Corp (NYSE:KRC) by 28.4% during the third quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The firm owned 69,733 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 27,629 shares during the quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC’s holdings in Kilroy Realty were worth $4,999,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Several other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in KRC. Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Kilroy Realty in the third quarter worth $206,000. Qube Research & Technologies Ltd acquired a new stake in Kilroy Realty during the second quarter worth $280,000. NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V. acquired a new stake in Kilroy Realty during the third quarter worth $281,000. First Hawaiian Bank acquired a new stake in Kilroy Realty during the third quarter worth $307,000. Finally, Point72 Hong Kong Ltd acquired a new stake in Kilroy Realty during the second quarter worth $348,000. 99.20% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

Shares of NYSE:KRC opened at $69.13 on Monday. Kilroy Realty Corp has a 52 week low of $62.91 and a 52 week high of $77.73. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.71, a quick ratio of 1.01 and a current ratio of 1.01. The firm has a market capitalization of $6.96 billion, a PE ratio of 20.33, a PEG ratio of 2.62 and a beta of 0.63.

Kilroy Realty (NYSE:KRC) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, October 24th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.33 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.32 by $0.01. Kilroy Realty had a net margin of 17.26% and a return on equity of 3.16%. The company had revenue of $186.56 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $183.32 million. On average, sell-side analysts forecast that Kilroy Realty Corp will post 3.6 EPS for the current year.

A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on KRC shares. Scotiabank started coverage on shares of Kilroy Realty in a research note on Tuesday, October 16th. They set a “sector perform” rating on the stock. JPMorgan Chase & Co. upgraded shares of Kilroy Realty from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating in a research note on Friday, October 5th. Deutsche Bank lifted their price target on shares of Kilroy Realty from $81.00 to $83.00 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 29th. Robert W. Baird reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $78.00 price target on shares of Kilroy Realty in a research note on Wednesday, August 1st. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Kilroy Realty from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 17th. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $78.63.

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Kilroy Realty Profile

Kilroy Realty Corporation (KRC), a publicly traded real estate investment trust and member of the S&P MidCap 400 Index, is one of the West Coast's premier landlords. The company has over 70 years of experience developing, acquiring and managing office and mixed-use real estate assets. The company provides physical work environments that foster creativity and productivity and serves a broad roster of dynamic, innovation-driven tenants, including technology, entertainment, digital media and health care companies.

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