Analyst Ratings for Physicians Realty Trust (DOC)

Updated: 2017-07-26

Shares of Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) have received a consensus rating of Overweight from Wall Street analysts. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for DOC last month.

15 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 8 gave DOC a buy rating, 2 issued an overweight rating, 4 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 1 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has decreased by 2. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for DOC. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 23, which equates to a potential upside of 24.32 percent. The lowest price target was 17, which equates to a potential downside of -8.11 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -27.68 percent. That number becomes -31.15 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 downwards by -17.24 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -22.55 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 7 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 8 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of DOC to grow at a rate of 375.62 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. DOC has a PEG ratio of 0.22.

In the last 52-weeks, DOC has achieved a high of 22.03 and a low of 17.12. Today's price is 8.06 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 16.02 percent. DOC has a price/earnings ratio of 84.09. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The DOC value stock report compares DOC to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of DOC is $3.3 billion. DOC is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.