Morgan Stanley Upgrades Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) to "Equal Weight"

Marco Green
August 12, 2017

California Public Employees Retirement System boosted its position in Physicians Realty Trust by 3.7% in the second quarter. Stifel Nicolaus decreased their target price on Physicians Realty Trust from $23.00 to $22.00 and set a buy rating for the company in a research report on Wednesday, July 12th.

Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated (NYSE:HR), maintained return on investment for the last twelve months at 4.26, higher than what Reuters data shows regarding industry's average. The value of the investment in Physicians Realty Trust of Ben increased from $1,460,000 to $1,649,000 increasing 12.9% for the reporting period.

Healthcare Realty Trust (NYSE HR) opened at 31.94 on Friday. The value of the investment in Healthcare Realty Trust Incorpo increased from $1,505,000 to $1,779,000 a change of 18.2% quarter over quarter. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System raised its stake in Healthcare Realty Trust by 2.4% in the first quarter.

Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on Physicians Realty Trust Earnings, with 8 analysts believing the company would generate an Average Estimate of $0.06. Teachers Advisors LLC raised its stake in Healthcare Realty Trust by 2.3% in the fourth quarter. 1,042,882 shares of the company's stock traded hands. Georgia-based Invesco has invested 0.05% in Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC). The company has a market capitalization of $1.01 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.94 and a beta of 0.33.

US based company, General Motors Company (GM)'s latest closing price distance was at 0.77% from the average-price of 200 days while it maintained a distance from the 50 Day Moving Average at 0.77% and -1.24% compared with the 20 Day Moving Average.

Yet another important factor while evaluating a good buy/sell decision for Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated (HR) is its Earnings per Share or EPS. According to buy-side analysts, moving averages work quite well in strong trending conditions, but often poorly in choppy or ranging conditions.HR has analyst rating of 2.60 on scale of 1-5. The business had revenue of $105.20 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $105.67 million. Canaccord Genuity maintained Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) rating on Tuesday, August 11. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.22 EPS.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, July 18th. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 11th will be given a dividend of $0.30 per share. This represents a $0.92 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 5.13%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 9th.

For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for Physicians Realty Trust is -14.3%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is 16.7%. National Planning Corp's holdings in Universal Health Realty Income Trust were worth $676,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Credit Suisse has "Neutral" rating and $17 target. If you are viewing this report on another domain, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of United States & global trademark & copyright legislation. The correct version of this news story can be read at

A number of equities research analysts recently issued reports on HR shares. TheStreet upgraded Empire State Realty Trust from a "c+" rating to a "b" rating in a report on Thursday, April 27th. The stock has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $35.00.

Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated (NYSE:HR) is another stock that is grabbing investors attention these days. Cowen & Co upgraded Healthcare Realty Trust Inc (NYSE:HR) on Wednesday, March 23 to "Market Perform" rating. Hemenway Trust holds 0.05% of its portfolio in Healthcare Realty Trust Inc (NYSE:HR) for 6,945 shares. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and eleven have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company now has an average rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $34.50.

According to Zacks, "Empire State Realty Trust, a real estate investment trust which owns, manages, operates, acquires and repositions office and retail properties primarily in Manhattan and NY metropolitan area". The Company owns, manages, operates, acquires and repositions office and retail properties in Manhattan and the greater NY metropolitan area, including the Empire State Building.

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