Short Interest Coverage: Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) Can’t Be More Risky. Short Interest Increased

December 1, 2016 - By Dolores Ford   ·   0 Comments

Short Interest Coverage: Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) Can't Be More Risky. Short Interest Increased

The stock of Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) registered an increase of 22.28% in short interest. DOC’s total short interest was 5.40 million shares in December as published by FINRA. Its up 22.28% from 4.42 million shares, reported previously. With 794,200 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 7 days to cover their DOC’s short positions. The short interest to Physicians Realty Trust’s float is 4.05%. About 346,507 shares traded hands. Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) has declined 0.98% since April 28, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 6.91% the S&P500.

Physicians Realty Trust is a healthcare real estate company. The company has a market cap of $2.35 billion. The Firm is engaged in acquiring, developing, owning and managing healthcare properties that are leased to physicians, hospitals and healthcare delivery systems. It has a 82.43 P/E ratio. The Company’s portfolio includes approximately 150 properties located in approximately 30 states with approximately 5,799,340 net leasable square feet.

Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment decreased to 1.19 in 2016 Q2. Its down 1.67, from 2.86 in 2016Q1. The ratio worsened, as 9 funds sold all Physicians Realty Trust shares owned while 42 reduced positions. 49 funds bought stakes while 97 increased positions. They now own 124.93 million shares or 23.40% more from 101.24 million shares in 2016Q1.
The California-based Blackrock Institutional Trust Na has invested 0.01% in Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC). California Employees Retirement Sys last reported 0.01% of its portfolio in the stock. Nationwide Fund Advsrs owns 501,407 shares or 0.05% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Bnp Paribas Prtn Sa has 0% invested in Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) for 22,527 shares. Geneva Lc holds 1.13 million shares or 0.47% of its portfolio. Americafirst Capital Ltd Com last reported 32,935 shares in the company. Aqr Cap Mngmt Limited Co holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) for 182,530 shares. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors, a Iowa-based fund reported 68,586 shares. Tributary Mngmt Ltd Company has 92,100 shares for 0.28% of their US portfolio. The Pennsylvania-based Turner Invs L P has invested 0.43% in Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC). Polaris has invested 0.21% of its portfolio in Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC). Blackrock Fund Advsr last reported 0.02% of its portfolio in the stock. Renaissance Techs Limited Liability Co accumulated 213,120 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Teachers Incorporated, a New York-based fund reported 215,722 shares. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue accumulated 0.12% or 54,910 shares.

Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) Ratings Coverage

Out of 11 analysts covering Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC), 9 rate it a “Buy”, 1 “Sell”, while 1 “Hold”. This means 82% are positive. Physicians Realty Trust has been the topic of 17 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. As per Thursday, November 3, the company rating was maintained by Mizuho. The stock of Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) earned “Outperform” rating by FBR Capital on Thursday, October 8. The stock has “Strong Buy” rating given by Raymond James on Monday, November 7. BTIG Research initiated the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, August 25 report. The stock has “Buy” rating given by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, December 31. As per Thursday, August 4, the company rating was maintained by SunTrust. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy” on Friday, May 6. The rating was downgraded by Raymond James on Friday, September 2 to “Mkt Perform”. The stock has “Buy” rating given by Canaccord Genuity on Tuesday, August 11. The rating was initiated by SunTrust with “Neutral” on Monday, March 21.

DOC Company Profile

Physicians Realty Trust, incorporated on April 9, 2013, is a healthcare real estate company. The Firm is engaged in acquiring, developing, owning and managing healthcare properties that are leased to physicians, hospitals and healthcare delivery systems. The Company’s portfolio includes approximately 150 properties located in approximately 30 states with approximately 5,799,340 net leasable square feet.

More notable recent Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) news were published by: Prnewswire.com which released: “Research Reports Initiation on REIT Stocks — Omega Healthcare Investors …” on December 01, 2016, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Physicians Realty Trust Becomes Oversold” published on November 10, 2016, Fool.com published: “Physicians Realty Trust: A High-Dividend Stock With Tremendous Upside Potential” on December 04, 2015. More interesting news about Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) were released by: Biztimes.com and their article: “Physicians Realty Trust buys Children’s Hospital property” published on August 03, 2016 as well as Bizjournals.com‘s news article titled: “Milwaukee’s Coolest Offices: Renovation brings about new space, fitness center …” with publication date: April 15, 2016.

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