Published: Tue, March 13, 2018
Worldwide | By Isabel Fisher

Digital Realty Trust (NYSE:DLR) Upgraded to Buy at Citigroup

It has underperformed by 41.85% the S&P500.

Toronto Dominion Bank increased its stake in Federal Realty Investment Trust (FRT) by 12% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The stock has a market capitalization of $3,555.77, a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.85 and a beta of 0.96. The real estate investment trust reported $0.34 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.30 by $0.04. Spirit Of America Management Corp who had been investing in Federal Realty Investment Trust for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $8.68 billion market cap company. Asset Mgmt One Ltd invested in 750,013 shares or 0.21% of the stock. About 1.00M shares traded or 59.96% up from the average. Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. It has outperformed by 62.19% the S&P500. They expect $-2.00 earnings per share, up 23.08 % or $0.60 from last year's $-2.6 per share. Therefore 55% are positive.

Among 6 analysts covering Acadia Realty Trust (NYSE:AKR), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Wednesday, October 14 with "Outperform". The company has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $32.75. The company was upgraded on Thursday, September 3 by Raymond James. On Tuesday, February 14 the stock rating was upgraded by Stifel Nicolaus to "Buy". FBR Capital initiated QEP Resources, Inc. (NYSE:QTS) has "Sell" rating given on Friday, March 2 by Credit Suisse. The stock has "Neutral" rating by JP Morgan on Tuesday, December 22. Finally, Deprince Race & Zollo Inc. grew its position in shares of Brandywine Realty Trust by 67.5% during the 4th quarter. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Wednesday, February 24 by Jefferies.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.05 in 2017 Q3.

Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 0.15, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 1.53% and 1.68% respectively. 12 funds opened positions while 28 raised stakes. 198.28 million shares or 22.83% more from 161.43 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Reilly Fincl Advsrs Ltd Llc reported 5,381 shares or 0.08% of all its holdings. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 7,221,172 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock valued at $558,195,000 after buying an additional 1,352,088 shares during the period. Nuveen Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Corp accumulated 61,069 shares or 0.04% of the stock. (NYSE:CDR) to report earnings on May, 3.

According to 4 analysts Arbor Realty Trust (NYSE:ABR)'s price will reach at $9.19 during 52 weeks. Education Realty Trust, Inc.'s P/E ratio is 54.57. Beech Hill Inc owns 20,200 shares. Jefferies maintained Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE:FRT) on Monday, October 16 with "Hold" rating.

Matthew 25 Management Corp, which manages about $821.26M and $358.57M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Fedex Corporation (NYSE:FDX) by 10,000 shares to 150,000 shares, valued at $33.84M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. Kentucky Retirement Systems Insurance Fund owns 4,225 shares. 1,395 were reported by Peddock Cap Ltd Liability Co. Sg Americas accumulated 0.01% or 51,267 shares. The Massachusetts-based Ngam Advsr Limited Partnership has invested 0.14% in Digital Realty Trust, Inc.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.97 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.43, from 0.9 in 2017Q2. Investors often look for shares with high Book to Market value as this could indicate that the equity is priced below market value and underpriced. 27 funds opened positions while 57 raised stakes. 106.03 million shares or 8.40% less from 115.75 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. The Current Ratio is used by investors to determine whether a company can pay short term and long term debts. Old Mutual Customised Solutions (Proprietary) stated it has 7,333 shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. Moreover, Cibc National Bank & Trust Usa has 0.03% invested in Digital Realty Trust, Inc. Matthew 25 Management Corporation has 1.52 million shares for 7.39% of their portfolio. 242,576 are held by Price T Rowe Assoc Inc Md. (NasdaqGS:EEFT) is 15.583756. This ratio is calculated by dividing the market value of a company by cash from operating activities. 10,600 were accumulated by Qs Limited Liability Company. Geode Lc reported 1.68M shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. 400 are owned by Jnba Finance. Fmr Limited Com reported 0% stake. Timber Hill Ltd holds 1,729 shares. Sarasin & Prns Llp owns 14,752 shares or 0.04% of their United States portfolio.

Since September 19, 2017, it had 2 buys, and 122 selling transactions for $71.50 million activity. $499,339 worth of Foot Locker, Inc.

Shares of Manning & Napier Inc (MN) now have a standard deviation of -2.19.

Among 35 analysts covering Lowe's Companies Inc. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the stock. Susquehanna maintained the shares of FL in report on Monday, April 24 with "Positive" rating. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, December 9 by Deutsche Bank. On Thursday, August 6 the stock rating was maintained by Macquarie Research with "Neutral". The firm has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, February 22 by Guggenheim. Asbury Automotive Group Inc (Put) (NYSE:ABG) was reduced too.

In related news, CEO Gerard H. Sweeney sold 9,241 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, December 18th. The company was maintained on Friday, July 21 by Piper Jaffray. Roth Capital maintained, inc. Keefe Bruyette & Woods has "Hold" rating and $8.75 target. Federal Realty Investment Trust posted sales of $207.39 million in the same quarter last year, which suggests a positive year-over-year growth rate of 7.6%.

A number of other analysts also recently weighed in on DLR.

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