Barings LLC cut its stake in shares of Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) by 2.7% in the 4th quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The institutional investor owned 2,136,510 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 58,364 shares during the quarter. Physicians Realty Trust accounts for about 0.5% of Barings LLC’s portfolio, making the stock its 28th largest position. Barings LLC’s holdings in Physicians Realty Trust were worth $38,436,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Several other large investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. 1st Global Advisors Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Physicians Realty Trust by 0.8% during the second quarter. 1st Global Advisors Inc. now owns 28,334 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $571,000 after buying an additional 236 shares in the last quarter. Ameritas Investment Partners Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Physicians Realty Trust by 4.3% during the second quarter. Ameritas Investment Partners Inc. now owns 13,543 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $273,000 after buying an additional 554 shares in the last quarter. Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co. Ltd. increased its holdings in shares of Physicians Realty Trust by 13.1% during the third quarter. Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co. Ltd. now owns 25,922 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $460,000 after buying an additional 3,000 shares in the last quarter. US Bancorp DE increased its holdings in shares of Physicians Realty Trust by 5.6% during the fourth quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 59,473 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $1,070,000 after buying an additional 3,149 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Amalgamated Bank increased its holdings in shares of Physicians Realty Trust by 19.8% during the third quarter. Amalgamated Bank now owns 22,708 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $403,000 after buying an additional 3,757 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 94.61% of the company’s stock.

Shares of Physicians Realty Trust (DOC) opened at $15.23 on Tuesday. The company has a quick ratio of 1.59, a current ratio of 1.59 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.46. Physicians Realty Trust has a one year low of $14.83 and a one year high of $21.85. The firm has a market cap of $2,730.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 66.22, a P/E/G ratio of 2.36 and a beta of 0.41.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, January 18th. Investors of record on Wednesday, January 3rd were paid a $0.23 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, January 2nd. This represents a $0.92 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 6.04%. Physicians Realty Trust’s dividend payout ratio is 400.00%.

In other Physicians Realty Trust news, Director Tommy G. Thompson acquired 2,705 shares of Physicians Realty Trust stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, December 14th. The shares were bought at an average price of $18.46 per share, with a total value of $49,934.30. Following the completion of the purchase, the director now directly owns 49,339 shares in the company, valued at approximately $910,797.94. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Insiders own 0.51% of the company’s stock.

Several research analysts have recently issued reports on DOC shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Physicians Realty Trust from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 30th. Raymond James Financial set a $20.00 price target on shares of Physicians Realty Trust and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, December 7th. B. Riley reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Physicians Realty Trust in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. Royal Bank of Canada reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $21.00 price target on shares of Physicians Realty Trust in a report on Wednesday, November 15th. Finally, SunTrust Banks set a $18.00 price target on shares of Physicians Realty Trust and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, January 22nd. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $20.05.

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

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