Cohen & Steers Inc. raised its holdings in Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) by 21.3% during the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 55,635 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after purchasing an additional 9,782 shares during the period. Cohen & Steers Inc.’s holdings in Physicians Realty Trust were worth $892,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the business. Vanguard Group Inc. grew its holdings in Physicians Realty Trust by 1.9% in the third quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 26,267,178 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $442,864,000 after purchasing an additional 489,769 shares during the period. Vanguard Group Inc grew its holdings in Physicians Realty Trust by 1.9% in the third quarter. Vanguard Group Inc now owns 26,267,178 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $442,864,000 after purchasing an additional 489,769 shares during the period. BlackRock Inc. grew its holdings in Physicians Realty Trust by 1.0% in the fourth quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 18,073,633 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $289,719,000 after purchasing an additional 185,276 shares during the period. Deutsche Bank AG grew its holdings in Physicians Realty Trust by 27.6% in the third quarter. Deutsche Bank AG now owns 6,044,245 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $101,901,000 after purchasing an additional 1,308,819 shares during the period. Finally, Janus Henderson Group PLC grew its holdings in Physicians Realty Trust by 22.8% in the third quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 5,141,709 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $86,697,000 after purchasing an additional 956,342 shares during the period. 92.60% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

Shares of NYSE:DOC opened at $18.30 on Friday. The company has a current ratio of 1.04, a quick ratio of 1.04 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.63. The company has a market capitalization of $3.34 billion, a PE ratio of 16.56 and a beta of 0.62. Physicians Realty Trust has a 1 year low of $14.34 and a 1 year high of $18.84.

Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February 27th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.06 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.07 by ($0.01). The firm had revenue of $105.31 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $104.75 million. Physicians Realty Trust had a return on equity of 2.26% and a net margin of 13.31%. The business’s revenue was up 8.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.27 earnings per share. Research analysts anticipate that Physicians Realty Trust will post 1.08 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several analysts have commented on DOC shares. Zacks Investment Research lowered Physicians Realty Trust from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, January 25th. ValuEngine raised Physicians Realty Trust from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Saturday, December 1st. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $17.70.

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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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