Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd bought a new position in Kilroy Realty Corp (NYSE:KRC) during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm bought 4,663 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock, valued at approximately $352,000.

Several other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of KRC. TLP Group LLC boosted its holdings in Kilroy Realty by 2,913.4% in the first quarter. TLP Group LLC now owns 2,923 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $207,000 after acquiring an additional 2,826 shares in the last quarter. Stifel Financial Corp bought a new stake in Kilroy Realty in the first quarter valued at $221,000. Signition LP bought a new stake in Kilroy Realty in the first quarter valued at $259,000. Clinton Group Inc. bought a new stake in Kilroy Realty in the second quarter valued at $289,000. Finally, Fox Run Management L.L.C. bought a new stake in Kilroy Realty in the second quarter valued at $391,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 96.58% of the company’s stock.

NYSE:KRC traded up $0.37 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $69.03. 632,808 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 543,591. The stock has a market cap of $7.22 billion, a PE ratio of 20.30, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.70 and a beta of 0.66. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.69, a quick ratio of 1.16 and a current ratio of 1.16. Kilroy Realty Corp has a 1-year low of $62.91 and a 1-year high of $77.73.

Kilroy Realty (NYSE:KRC) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, July 25th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.27 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.90 by ($0.63). Kilroy Realty had a net margin of 22.42% and a return on equity of 4.12%. The company had revenue of $187.10 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $182.30 million. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.87 EPS. Kilroy Realty’s quarterly revenue was up 3.6% compared to the same quarter last year. As a group, equities research analysts predict that Kilroy Realty Corp will post 3.58 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, October 17th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 28th will be given a dividend of $0.455 per share. This represents a $1.82 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.64%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 27th. Kilroy Realty’s dividend payout ratio is currently 53.53%.

KRC has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. Deutsche Bank lifted their price target on shares of Kilroy Realty from $81.00 to $83.00 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 29th. Robert W. Baird reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $78.00 price objective on shares of Kilroy Realty in a research note on Wednesday, August 1st. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised Kilroy Realty from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating in a research note on Friday, October 5th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $78.14.

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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