News articles about Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) have been trending positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Physicians Realty Trust earned a news impact score of 0.32 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 46.5655857289647 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
Several equities analysts recently weighed in on DOC shares. Royal Bank of Canada reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $21.00 price target on shares of Physicians Realty Trust in a research report on Wednesday, November 15th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Physicians Realty Trust from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 30th. Cantor Fitzgerald raised their price target on shares of Physicians Realty Trust from $20.00 to $21.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 7th. Raymond James Financial set a $20.00 price target on shares of Physicians Realty Trust and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, December 7th. Finally, KeyCorp raised shares of Physicians Realty Trust from a “sector weight” rating to an “overweight” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 12th. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eleven have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $20.41.
Physicians Realty Trust (DOC) traded up $0.01 during trading hours on Thursday, reaching $18.02. 1,354,298 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,471,652. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.46, a quick ratio of 1.59 and a current ratio of 1.59. The stock has a market cap of $3,210.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 78.35, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.77 and a beta of 0.54. Physicians Realty Trust has a 52-week low of $17.25 and a 52-week high of $21.85.
The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, January 18th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, January 3rd will be paid a $0.23 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, January 2nd. This represents a $0.92 annualized dividend and a yield of 5.11%. Physicians Realty Trust’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 400.00%.
In other news, Director Tommy G. Thompson acquired 2,705 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, December 14th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $18.46 per share, for a total transaction of $49,934.30. Following the purchase, the director now owns 49,339 shares in the company, valued at approximately $910,797.94. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Also, insider Jeffrey Theiler purchased 5,634 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 8th. The shares were bought at an average price of $17.76 per share, with a total value of $100,059.84. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Company insiders own 0.51% of the company’s stock.
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Physicians Realty Trust Company Profile
Physicians Realty Trust (the Trust) is a real estate investment trust. Physicians Realty L.P. is the operating partnership of the Trust. The Trust and its operating partnership are engaged in acquiring, developing, owning and managing healthcare properties that are leased to physicians, hospitals and healthcare delivery systems.
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