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Physicians Realty Trust is a reit-healthcare facilities business based in the US. Physicians Realty Trust shares (DOC) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Physicians Realty Trust employs 77 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$432.5 million.

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  3. Search for Physicians Realty Trust. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: DOC. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Physicians Realty Trust reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of USD$17.73, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Physicians Realty Trust, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Physicians Realty Trust. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

Physicians Realty Trust share price

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Physicians Realty Trust shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-27.
Latest market closeUSD$17.73
52-week rangeUSD$10.5489 - USD$20.13
50-day moving average USD$17.9694
200-day moving average USD$17.8492
Wall St. target priceUSD$19.65
PE ratio 40.771
Dividend yield USD$0.92 (5.12%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.441

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Is it a good time to buy Physicians Realty Trust stock?

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Physicians Realty Trust price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $17.73 from 2020-12-09

1 week (2021-01-12) 3.32%
1 month (2020-12-22) -1.99%
3 months (2020-10-22) -0.84%
6 months (2020-07-20) 5.47%
1 year (2020-01-18) N/A
2 years (2019-01-18) 4.42%
3 years (2018-01-19) 8.37%
5 years (2016-01-20) 11.79%

Is Physicians Realty Trust under- or over-valued?

Valuing Physicians Realty Trust stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Physicians Realty Trust's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Physicians Realty Trust's P/E ratio

Physicians Realty Trust's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 41x. In other words, Physicians Realty Trust shares trade at around 41x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Physicians Realty Trust's PEG ratio

Physicians Realty Trust's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 7.13. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Physicians Realty Trust's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Physicians Realty Trust's EBITDA

Physicians Realty Trust's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$275.2 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Physicians Realty Trust's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Physicians Realty Trust financials

Revenue TTM USD$432.5 million
Operating margin TTM 28.86%
Gross profit TTM USD$290.4 million
Return on assets TTM 1.82%
Return on equity TTM 3.53%
Profit margin 20.7%
Book value $12.707
Market capitalisation USD$3.7 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Physicians Realty Trust shares

There are currently 7.1 million Physicians Realty Trust shares held short by investors – that's known as Physicians Realty Trust's "short interest". This figure is 11% up from 6.4 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Physicians Realty Trust shares can be evaluated.

Physicians Realty Trust's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Physicians Realty Trust's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Physicians Realty Trust shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Physicians Realty Trust shares traded daily (recently around 1.7 million). Physicians Realty Trust's SIR currently stands at 4.24. In other words for every 100,000 Physicians Realty Trust shares traded daily on the market, roughly 4240 shares are currently held short.

However Physicians Realty Trust's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Physicians Realty Trust shares, or, against the total number of tradable Physicians Realty Trust shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Physicians Realty Trust's short interest could be expressed as 0.03% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Physicians Realty Trust shares in existence, roughly 30 shares are currently held short) or 0.0393% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Physicians Realty Trust shares, roughly 39 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Physicians Realty Trust.

Find out more about how you can short Physicians Realty Trust stock.

Physicians Realty Trust share dividends

87%

Dividend payout ratio: 86.79% of net profits

Recently Physicians Realty Trust has paid out, on average, around 86.79% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 5.12% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Physicians Realty Trust shareholders could enjoy a 5.12% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Physicians Realty Trust's case, that would currently equate to about $0.92 per share.

Physicians Realty Trust's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

Physicians Realty Trust's most recent dividend payout was on 20 January 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 4 January 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Physicians Realty Trust share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Physicians Realty Trust's shares have ranged in value from as little as $10.5489 up to $20.13. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

DOC.US volatility(beta: 0.73)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Physicians Realty Trust's is 0.7339. This would suggest that Physicians Realty Trust's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Physicians Realty Trust overview

Physicians Realty Trust is a self-managed healthcare real estate company organized to acquire, selectively develop, own and manage healthcare properties that are leased to physicians, hospitals and healthcare delivery systems. The Company invests in real estate that is integral to providing high quality healthcare. The Company conducts its business through an UPREIT structure in which its properties are owned by Physicians Realty L.P., a Delaware limited partnership (the ?operating partnership?), directly or through limited partnerships, limited liability companies or other subsidiaries. The Company is the sole general partner of the operating partnership and, as of September 30, 2020, owned approximately 97.4% of OP Units.

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