Physicians Realty Trust (DOC): Is it a better investment


Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) changes shares on Friday trading session, with a change of -2.89% or -$0.53 shares. The trading starts at $18.56 and closed at $18.36 throughout the day. The trading session low price was $17.75 and day high was $18.56 on Friday, June 19. After the session, the Real Estate sector daily volume shifted to 6.16 million while its average volume is 3.39M. In other hand, the DOC market cap reached to $3.72B. While, its current target price is $17.83 according to WSJ.

Checking out the performance report which defines the increase or decrease of prices for a specific period. For the last 5 trading sessions, its performance is up 0.85% and up 6.19% for month. Its quarterly performance was 40.50% above, while its half year performance is down -3.26%. DOC yearly performance stood at negative -3.10% and fall -5.86% for year-to-date. Current recommendation for Physicians Realty Trust is 2.20.

Earnings per share or EPS is an important financial measure, which defines the profitability of a company. DOC EPS (TTM) for 12-month is 0.40. EPS for this year is 30.70%, while for the next year its value is 0.34. Sales growth for the current quarter is 4.56 while its EPS Q/Q reached 21.60%. It has an EPS of 39.20% up for past five years and for the next five years will be up 9.70%.

Vanguard Group, Inc. (The), Blackrock Inc. and Bank Of New York Mellon Corporation are the top three holders in Physicians Realty Trust (DOC) stock. On Mar 30, 2020, Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) has 27.71 million shares which valued 386.31 million. On Mar 30, 2020, Blackrock Inc. owned 18.77 million shares which valued at 261.72 million. On Mar 30, 2020, Bank Of New York Mellon Corporation has a total of 7.12 million shares which valued at 99.32 million. In the end, Bank Of New York Mellon Corporation have 3.52% shares outstanding of Physicians Realty Trust (DOC) on Mar 30, 2020. The insider ownership moved to 0.60% and institutional holding shifted to 93.00%.

The company posted an EPS (TTM) of 0.40. According to the most recent quarter report on (Jun 2020), 8 analysts estimated an average EPS of 0.07, while 0.04 EPS posted a year ago period. Analyst Estimated EPS for DOC published in the report was 0.06-0.08 during the same period. Comparing with last year, the average estimated EPS was 0.04 which is lower than 0.07 which was posted for recent quarter EPS.

A brief look on simple moving average (SMA) that determines the market price can impact a market. The SMA for DOC rise 0.95% for period of 200 days. SMA for 50 days was 8.71% which is showing green signal, while SMA-20 was 0.24%. The moving average value for Physicians Realty Trust (DOC) is 17.52 and 16.94 for 200 and 50 days respectively.

Let’s take a look on the insider transactions, in which multiple shareholders are showing interest in DOC stock. On Jun 04, Anderson Stanton D., Director, sold 6,000 trading shares at the cost of $17.73, which valued at 0.11 million. On Mar 13, Thomas John T, President and CEO, bought 6,300 shares at the cost of $15.79, with total shares of 327,901. On Mar 13, Lucey John W., Chief Acctg. & Admin Officer, bought 3,145 shares at the cost of 15.97. After this transaction, Lucey John W. total shares reached to 92,699 which valued at 50226.0.