Analyst Ratings for DCT Industrial Trust Inc. (DCT)

Updated: 2017-07-26

Analysts covering DCT Industrial Trust Inc. (NYSE:DCT) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. DCT had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

4 analysts declared DCT a buy, 1 gave an overweight rating, 9 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 1 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

DCT was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 63, implying potential capital gains of 11.5 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 51, implying a possible loss of -9.73 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes 0.85 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0.63 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 2 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 2 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of DCT to grow at a rate of 213.19 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. DCT has a PEG ratio of 0.34.

In the last 52-weeks, DCT has achieved a high of 56.73 and a low of 42.96. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 31.52 percent, and 0.41 percent lower than its 52-week high. DCT has a price/earnings ratio of 72.44. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The DCT value stock report compares DCT to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $5.13 billion. DCT will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.