Brokers Offer Predictions for Digital Realty's Q2 2018 Earnings (DLR)

Marco Green
May 3, 2018

Winfield Associates Inc who had been investing in At&T Inc Com for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $199.17 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 1.96% or $2.11 during the last trading session, reaching $105.69. The shares were sold at an average price of $103.47, for a total transaction of $1,034,700.00. It has underperformed by 28.10% the S&P500.

Wade G W & Inc decreased its stake in Digital Rlty Tr Inc (DLR) by 48.53% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. The institutional investor held 5.99 million shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $682.30M, down from 6.47M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Cbre Clarion Securities Llc who had been investing in Digital Realty Trust Inc. for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $22.65B market cap company.

Shares of DOC stock traded up $0.06 during midday trading on Monday, hitting $15.00. About 9,597 shares traded. Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated (NYSE:HR) has declined 15.65% since May 2, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 11.64% the S&P500. Therefore 69% are positive. Digital Realty Trust had 87 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has "Hold" rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, July 19. Lvm Capital Management Ltd Mi reported 176,645 shares. Wells Fargo downgraded the shares of DLR in report on Wednesday, May 17 to "Market Perform" rating. The company was maintained on Wednesday, February 7 by SunTrust.

Heading into the stock price potential, STMicroelectronics N.V. needs to grow just 22.54% to cross its median price target of $26.64. As per Wednesday, January 10, the company rating was upgraded by Deutsche Bank. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.33 EPS. equities research analysts anticipate that Realty Income will post 3.16 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. As per Monday, November 6, the company rating was maintained by Cantor Fitzgerald. (NYSE:DLR) has 20 ratings reports on 1 May 2018 according to StockzIntelligence. Envestnet Asset Mgmt invested 0.01% in Digital Realty Trust, Inc.

Eii has invested 1.45% in Digital Realty Trust, Inc. The real estate investment trust reported $0.34 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.52 by ($1.18).

Several institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of DOC. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Physicians Realty Trust by 355.1% during the 4th quarter.

Analysts await Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) to report earnings on May, 4 before the open. Also, Lvm Capital Management Ltd Mi reported 176,645 shares in Digital Realty Trust Inc equivalent to 4.55% of its U.S. equity exposure. (NYSE:DLR). Advisory Service Networks Limited invested in 0.04% or 3,791 shares.

Digital Realty Trust, Inc. Schwab Charles Investment Management, California-based fund reported 1.68M shares. 220,039 were reported by Cap Guardian Tru. Miracle Mile Advsrs Ltd Liability Corporation invested in 0.22% or 7,621 shares. Bnp Paribas Asset Mngmt Hldgs Sa owns 130,373 shares. (NASDAQ:FB). Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board reported 42,673 shares. Royal Comml Bank Of Canada stated it has 1.66 million shares. Ls Llc holds 0.04% or 6,078 shares. 2,500 are held by Old Mutual Invsts (Uk) Limited. Moreover, State Treasurer State Of Michigan has 0.05% invested in Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:DLR). Resolution Capital Limited invested in 429,103 shs or 2.18% of the stock. Zacks Investment Research's earnings per share averages are an average based on a survey of sell-side research firms that that provide coverage for Digital Realty Trust. (NYSE:DLR) for 2,072 shs. Digital Realty Trust Inc's shareholder Daiwa Securities Group Inc. owns 5.99 million shares as of Q4 2017.

Waters Parkerson & Company, which manages about $1.24B and $1.19 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Coca Cola Company (NYSE:KO) by 7,315 shares to 285,694 shares, valued at $13.11M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Ishares Tr (IEF) by 33,927 shares in the quarter, for a total of 66,356 shares, and has risen its stake in Honeywell Intl Inc (NYSE:HON).

Since March 13, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 2 selling transactions for $415,863 activity. Westpac Bk Corporation, Australia-based fund reported 57,903 shs. Finally, MetLife Investment Advisors LLC acquired a new position in Kite Realty Group Trust during the 4th quarter worth approximately $764,000. After $0.20 actual EPS reported by MercadoLibre, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 115.00% EPS growth.

Among 32 analysts covering Symantec (NASDAQ:SYMC), 10 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 19 Hold. Therefore 65% are positive. On Wednesday, April 27 the stock rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with "Overweight". On Monday, March 12 the stock has "Outperform" rating by Raymond James. As per Thursday, July 30, the company rating was maintained by Monness Crespi & Hardt. The company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, November 10. (NASDAQ:MELI) on Friday, February 23 with "Outperform" rating. Evercore maintained it with "Hold" rating and $2500 target in Friday, June 9 report. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with "Buy" on Thursday, August 3.

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