Strategic Wealth Advisors Group LLC lessened its holdings in Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) by 9.0% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 26,968 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 2,660 shares during the quarter. Strategic Wealth Advisors Group LLC’s holdings in Physicians Realty Trust were worth $473,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other large investors have also modified their holdings of the company. Vanguard Group Inc. grew its stake in shares of Physicians Realty Trust by 0.6% during the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 26,752,433 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $466,563,000 after purchasing an additional 146,721 shares during the period. Brookfield Asset Management Inc. grew its stake in Physicians Realty Trust by 1.6% in the 2nd quarter. Brookfield Asset Management Inc. now owns 9,330,055 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $162,716,000 after acquiring an additional 150,033 shares during the period. Northern Trust Corp grew its stake in Physicians Realty Trust by 11.4% in the 2nd quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 4,335,995 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $75,620,000 after acquiring an additional 441,974 shares during the period. Bank of New York Mellon Corp grew its stake in Physicians Realty Trust by 17.4% in the 2nd quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 3,463,056 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $60,397,000 after acquiring an additional 512,838 shares during the period. Finally, Macquarie Group Ltd. grew its stake in Physicians Realty Trust by 0.4% in the 2nd quarter. Macquarie Group Ltd. now owns 2,585,488 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $45,091,000 after acquiring an additional 11,268 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 94.40% of the company’s stock.

DOC stock traded up $0.23 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $18.14. The stock had a trading volume of 3,379,071 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,297,603. The company’s fifty day simple moving average is $17.86 and its 200 day simple moving average is $17.76. The company has a current ratio of 1.24, a quick ratio of 1.24 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.66. The company has a market cap of $3.30 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.80 and a beta of 0.40. Physicians Realty Trust has a 52-week low of $15.18 and a 52-week high of $19.16.

Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 6th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.08 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.26 by ($0.18). The firm had revenue of $107.59 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $105.01 million. Physicians Realty Trust had a net margin of 12.61% and a return on equity of 2.11%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 2.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.28 EPS. Sell-side analysts predict that Physicians Realty Trust will post 0.99 EPS for the current year.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, October 18th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, October 3rd were issued a $0.23 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, October 2nd. This represents a $0.92 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.07%. Physicians Realty Trust’s payout ratio is currently 85.19%.

A number of equities research analysts recently issued reports on DOC shares. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Physicians Realty Trust from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, November 5th. B. Riley reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Physicians Realty Trust in a research note on Friday. Bank of America started coverage on shares of Physicians Realty Trust in a research note on Monday, October 14th. They issued a “neutral” rating on the stock. TheStreet cut shares of Physicians Realty Trust from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a research note on Friday, August 9th. Finally, Berenberg Bank started coverage on shares of Physicians Realty Trust in a research note on Thursday, September 12th. They issued a “hold” rating and a $18.00 price target on the stock. Eight investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $18.20.

In other Physicians Realty Trust news, CEO John T. Thomas sold 5,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, September 3rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $17.50, for a total value of $87,500.00. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 305,259 shares in the company, valued at approximately $5,342,032.50. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Also, VP Bradley D. Page acquired 4,330 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, September 6th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $17.27 per share, for a total transaction of $74,779.10. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. In the last 90 days, insiders acquired 7,783 shares of company stock worth $136,867 and sold 15,000 shares worth $268,250. Company insiders own 0.62% of the company’s stock.

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.

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