Loeb Partners Corp raised its stake in Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) by 32.5% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 16,300 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after buying an additional 4,000 shares during the period. Loeb Partners Corp’s holdings in Physicians Realty Trust were worth $328,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank increased its stake in Physicians Realty Trust by 5.5% in the first quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 8,098 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $161,000 after buying an additional 425 shares during the last quarter. Quantbot Technologies LP increased its stake in Physicians Realty Trust by 69.8% in the first quarter. Quantbot Technologies LP now owns 11,729 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $233,000 after buying an additional 4,821 shares during the last quarter. Teacher Retirement System of Texas increased its stake in Physicians Realty Trust by 7.0% in the first quarter. Teacher Retirement System of Texas now owns 11,794 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $234,000 after buying an additional 776 shares in the last quarter. Ameritas Investment Partners Inc. increased its stake in Physicians Realty Trust by 11.3% in the first quarter. Ameritas Investment Partners Inc. now owns 12,989 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $258,000 after buying an additional 1,315 shares in the last quarter. Finally, LaSalle Street Capital Management LLC increased its stake in Physicians Realty Trust by 47.0% in the first quarter. LaSalle Street Capital Management LLC now owns 16,024 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $318,000 after buying an additional 5,127 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 80.20% of the company’s stock.

Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE DOC) traded down 0.11% on Friday, hitting $17.92. The stock had a trading volume of 1,042,882 shares. The stock has a market cap of $2.82 billion, a P/E ratio of 76.58 and a beta of 0.55. Physicians Realty Trust has a 12 month low of $17.12 and a 12 month high of $22.03. The company’s 50 day moving average is $19.02 and its 200-day moving average is $19.56.

Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 3rd. The real estate investment trust reported $0.24 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.23 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $76.60 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $80.48 million. Physicians Realty Trust had a return on equity of 1.75% and a net margin of 11.51%. Physicians Realty Trust’s revenue for the quarter was up 43.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.22 earnings per share. Analysts forecast that Physicians Realty Trust will post $0.22 EPS for the current year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, July 18th. Stockholders of record on Monday, July 3rd were given a $0.23 dividend. This represents a $0.92 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.13%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, June 29th. This is an increase from Physicians Realty Trust’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.23. Physicians Realty Trust’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 400.02%.

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DOC has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Physicians Realty Trust from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 11th. BidaskClub upgraded Physicians Realty Trust from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, June 23rd. Morgan Stanley upgraded Physicians Realty Trust from an “underweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and set a $18.00 price target for the company in a research note on Monday, July 24th. UBS AG downgraded Physicians Realty Trust from a “strong-buy” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Monday, July 17th. Finally, Raymond James Financial, Inc. downgraded Physicians Realty Trust from a “strong-buy” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $21.00 price target for the company. in a research note on Monday, July 17th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and eleven have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Physicians Realty Trust currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $20.58.

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.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC)

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