Daiwa Securities Group INC Position in Digital Rlty Tr (DLR) Trimmed by $54.67 Million as Shares Declined

May 23, 2018 - By Peter Erickson

Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:DLR) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 1.05 in 2017 Q4. Its down 1.01, from 2.06 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, as 53 investors sold DLR shares while 185 reduced holdings. 59 funds opened positions while 190 raised stakes. 200.80 million shares or 1.27% more from 198.28 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Kings Point Capital has 336 shares. Deutsche Savings Bank Ag holds 0.1% in Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:DLR) or 1.40 million shares. Invesco Limited has 0.13% invested in Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:DLR) for 3.13 million shares. Metropolitan Life Com New York accumulated 49,674 shares or 0.08% of the stock. Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board has invested 0.01% in Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:DLR). Texas Permanent School Fund owns 56,084 shares. The Minnesota-based Gradient Investments has invested 0% in Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:DLR). Ipswich Inv Mgmt Co Inc reported 1,810 shares. 44 are owned by Ftb Advisors Incorporated. Daiwa Secs Gru has 5.99 million shares. Legg Mason Asset Management (Japan) Ltd, a Japan-based fund reported 19,400 shares. Acg Wealth holds 0.3% or 17,660 shares in its portfolio. Ccm Investment Advisers Limited Liability Company owns 47,331 shares. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt owns 18,376 shares. Mirae Asset Global Invests owns 0.01% invested in Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:DLR) for 4,014 shares.

Daiwa Securities Group Inc decreased its stake in Digital Rlty Tr (DLR) by 7.47% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Daiwa Securities Group Inc sold 483,816 shares as the company’s stock declined 7.45% with the market. The institutional investor held 5.99M shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $682.30M, down from 6.47 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Daiwa Securities Group Inc who had been investing in Digital Rlty Tr for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $22.79B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.20% or $0.21 during the last trading session, reaching $106.13. About 327,645 shares traded. Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:DLR) has declined 0.09% since May 23, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 11.64% the S&P500.

Daiwa Securities Group Inc, which manages about $14.14B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Msci (NYSE:MSCI) by 43,278 shares to 47,778 shares, valued at $6.05M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Ametek Inc (NYSE:AME) by 42,129 shares in the quarter, for a total of 167,705 shares, and has risen its stake in Kilroy Rlty (NYSE:KRC).

Analysts await Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:DLR) to report earnings on July, 26. They expect $1.61 EPS, up 4.55 % or $0.07 from last year’s $1.54 per share. DLR’s profit will be $345.65M for 16.48 P/E if the $1.61 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.61 actual EPS reported by Digital Realty Trust, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.00 % EPS growth.

More notable recent Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:DLR) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Digital Realty Trust: Fantastic Total Return In A Growing REIT Business Sector” on April 30, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Digital Realty Trust: Aiming At The Sky Again” published on May 18, 2018, Investorplace.com published: “Look Here for Safe High-Yield Investments and Guaranteed Returns” on May 21, 2018. More interesting news about Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:DLR) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Recent Analysis Shows Capital Senior Living, Digital Realty Trust, Minerva Neurosciences, Zix, First Merchants, and …” published on May 22, 2018 as well as Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “Cowen Names CyrusOne, Digital Realty As Top Data Services Picks” with publication date: April 25, 2018.

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

Among 12 analysts covering Digital Realty (NYSE:DLR), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Digital Realty had 19 analyst reports since November 24, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, January 29 by UBS. Cowen & Co maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, February 16 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, January 16 by Robert W. Baird. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, November 24 by SunTrust. The firm has “Buy” rating by Citigroup given on Wednesday, February 14. On Friday, December 22 the stock rating was upgraded by Wells Fargo to “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Tuesday, January 30 with “Overweight”. Jefferies maintained the shares of DLR in report on Thursday, February 15 with “Hold” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, March 7 by Wells Fargo. The firm has “Hold” rating by Credit Suisse given on Friday, February 16.

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