Dissecting the Insider Trading Patterns of Brandywine Realty Trust (BDN)

Physicians Realty Trust (the Trust), launched on April 9, 2013, is a real estate investment trust. Teachers Advisors LLC owned about 1.79% of QTS Realty Trust worth $45,643,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of QTS. It increased, as 13 investors sold Physicians Realty Trust shares while 47 reduced holdings. Three months ago, analysts assigned BDN a 4.00 rating, which implies that analysts have become more optimistic about the outlook for the stock over the next year. Lazard Asset Mgmt Lc invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC). Teachers Advisors LLC grew its holdings in QTS Realty Trust by 11.9% during the 2nd quarter. The portion of a company's profit allocated to each outstanding share of common stock was $1.02 a share in the trailing twelve months. Baird Financial Group, Inc. divested its stake by shedding 16,251 shares a decrease of 4.2% as of 06/30/2017. Schroder Investment Management Group now owns 445,611 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock worth $23,176,000 after acquiring an additional 87,311 shares during the last quarter. Janus Capital Management LLC claims 1,079,125 shares worth $21,442,000. The stock's market capitalization is 2.56B, it has a 52-week low of 43.01 and a 52-week high of 56.23. A total of 2.56 Million shares exchanged hands, whereas the company's average trading volume stands at 1.28 Million shares. The company has a market cap of $2.56 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 133.57 and a beta of 0.47. The 50 day moving average went down by -3.59% whereas the 200 day moving average was down $-1.71 or -8.78%. About shares traded. Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN) has risen 17.77% since October 3, 2016 and is uptrending. Next quarter's EPS is forecasted to be $0.16 and the next full year EPS is projected to be $0.59.

Amid volatile financial markets and the presidential election, various investment brokerages have made amendments to their price targets and ratings on shares of QTS Realty Trust, Inc. According to their predictions high & low revenue estimates are 408.1 Million and 322 Million respectively. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.63 EPS. There are brokerage firms with lower targets than the average, including one setting a price target of $9. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 22nd will be given a dividend of $0.39 per share. The ex-dividend date will be Thursday June 29th, 2017. This represents a $0.92 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 5.24%. QTS Realty Trust had 40 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.

A number of analysts recently weighed in on the company. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Friday, June 30 by Credit Suisse. Cantor Fitzgerald maintained Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) rating on Tuesday, September 12. Of the 13 analysts surveyed by Reuters that track BDN 8 of them rate its stock a hold. 4 have given the stock a Hold rating, 1 as Underperform and 0 as Sell. Finally, Morgan Stanley restated an "equal weight" rating and issued a $58.00 price target (up previously from $53.00) on shares of QTS Realty Trust in a research report on Friday, August 25th. The average investment rating for BDN on a scale of 1 to 5 (1 being a strong sell and 5 being a strong buy) is a 4.22 or a Moderate Buy.

02/23/2017 - QTS Realty Trust, Inc. had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at Jefferies.

In related news, EVP William H. Schafer sold 16,260 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Thursday, August 17th. A lower P/B ratio could mean that the stock is undervalued. Citigroup maintained the shares of LNKD in report on Monday, July 18 with "Neutral" rating.

Moving average convergence divergence (MACD) shows that the stock is on a PRICE RELATIVITY trend. (NYSE:PFE). Jfs Wealth Advsrs Limited Liability Corp reported 49,991 shares. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. As companies start to report quarterly numbers, investors may be able to sift through the data and make some projections on how the stock will perform over the next few quarters.

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QTS Realty Trust, a provider of secure, compliant data center solutions, hybrid cloud and fully managed services. The Company's data centers are facilities that house the network and computer equipment of multiple clients and provide access to a range of communications carriers.

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