Cohen & Steers INC Lowered Digital Realty Trust INC (DLR) Stake as Market Value Rose

Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:DLR) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.12 in Q2 2018. Its up 0.19, from 0.93 in 2018Q1. It improved, as 30 investors sold DLR shares while 177 reduced holdings. 54 funds opened positions while 177 raised stakes. 199.34 million shares or 0.17% more from 198.99 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported. Pictet Asset Mngmt Ltd has invested 0.3% of its portfolio in Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:DLR). Blackrock stated it has 0.1% of its portfolio in Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:DLR). Wills Financial Inc holds 0.22% or 2,712 shares. Capital Investors reported 10.82 million shares stake. Old Mutual Customised Solutions (Proprietary) Ltd invested in 1,770 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Hanson And Doremus Investment Mgmt holds 0.17% or 4,763 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Boston Advsrs Ltd Llc has 0.14% invested in Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:DLR). Moneta Gp Invest Advsr Ltd Company, a Missouri-based fund reported 11,667 shares. Conning, a Connecticut-based fund reported 3,651 shares. Johnson Invest Counsel owns 5,616 shares or 0.02% of their US portfolio. Ancora Advisors Ltd Liability Corporation invested in 2,200 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Guggenheim Capital Ltd, Illinois-based fund reported 167,406 shares. Madrona Financial Svcs Ltd Liability Corporation holds 2,095 shares. 482,605 were reported by Security Cap Research & Mngmt Inc. First Financial In accumulated 182 shares.

Since June 26, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 4 sales for $2.32 million activity. SHAM EDWARD F had sold 10,435 shares worth $1.20 million on Thursday, July 5.

Cohen & Steers Inc decreased its stake in Digital Realty Trust Inc. (DLR) by 0.26% based on its latest 2018Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Cohen & Steers Inc sold 34,609 shares as the company’s stock rose 16.16% with the market. The institutional investor held 13.44M shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2018Q2, valued at $1.50 billion, down from 13.48M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Cohen & Steers Inc who had been investing in Digital Realty Trust Inc. for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $24.84B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.01% or $1.18 during the last trading session, reaching $115.72. About 916,419 shares traded. Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:DLR) has declined 1.50% since December 8, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 17.12% the S&P500.

Cohen & Steers Inc, which manages about $34.92 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Healthcare Trust Of America (NYSE:HTA) by 129,243 shares to 30.71 million shares, valued at $828.00 million in 2018Q2, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Zions Bancorp (NASDAQ:ZION) by 93,059 shares in the quarter, for a total of 95,917 shares, and has risen its stake in Apartment Investment & Management Co. (NYSE:AIV).

Analysts await Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:DLR) to report earnings on February, 21. They expect $1.68 earnings per share, up 8.39 % or $0.13 from last year’s $1.55 per share. DLR’s profit will be $360.56M for 17.22 P/E if the $1.68 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.63 actual earnings per share reported by Digital Realty Trust, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 3.07 % EPS growth.

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Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:DLR) Ratings Coverage

Among 8 analysts covering Digital Realty Trust (NYSE:DLR), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 63% are positive. Digital Realty Trust had 11 analyst reports since July 17, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. On Monday, July 30 the stock rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Buy”. Guggenheim upgraded Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:DLR) on Monday, October 22 to “Buy” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, August 8 by Credit Suisse. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with “Overweight” rating in Thursday, August 2 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of DLR in report on Monday, November 5 with “Outperform” rating. BMO Capital Markets maintained Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:DLR) rating on Monday, July 30. BMO Capital Markets has “Market Perform” rating and $124 target. The company was maintained on Tuesday, November 6 by Citigroup. The firm has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Friday, July 27. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy” on Tuesday, July 17.

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