In the past week, DLR stock has gone down by -2.33%, with a monthly gain of 5.09% and a quarterly surge of 21.74%. The volatility ratio for the week is 1.78%, and the volatility levels for the last 30 days are 1.93% for Digital Realty Trust Inc. The simple moving average for the past 20 days is -0.28% for DLR’s stock, with a 18.62% simple moving average for the past 200 days.
Is It Worth Investing in Digital Realty Trust Inc. (NYSE: DLR) Right Now?
Digital Realty Trust Inc. (NYSE: DLR) has a higher price-to-earnings ratio of 97.67x compared to its average ratio,, and the 36-month beta value for DLR is at 0.56. Analysts have varying views on the stock, with 10 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 0 rating it as “overweight,” 10 as “hold,” and 1 as “sell.”
The average price suggested by analysts for DLR is $124.72, which is -$3.33 below the current market price. The public float for DLR is 302.25M, and currently, shorts hold a 5.28% of that float. The average trading volume for DLR on September 19, 2023 was 2.60M shares.
DLR) stock’s latest price update
Digital Realty Trust Inc. (NYSE: DLR)’s stock price has plunge by -0.54relation to previous closing price of 128.75. Nevertheless, the company has seen a -2.33% plunge in its stock price over the last five trading sessions. Seeking Alpha reported 2023-09-18 that The REIT sector gave up some of the gains achieved in June and July, with a -4.13% average total return in August. Small cap REITs (-2.49%) outperformed again in August. Micro caps (-13.08%) badly underperformed their larger REIT peers. Only 18.06% of REIT securities had a positive total return in August, with 48.13% in the black year to date.
Analysts’ Opinion of DLR
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for DLR stocks, with Deutsche Bank repeating the rating for DLR by listing it as a “Hold.” The predicted price for DLR in the upcoming period, according to Deutsche Bank is $131 based on the research report published on August 25, 2023 of the current year 2023.
DLR Trading at 3.91% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought DLR to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -4.00% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 1.93%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 1.78%, as shares surge +5.53% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +12.52% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, DLR fell by -2.33%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +17.75% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $128.74. In addition, Digital Realty Trust Inc. saw 27.71% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at DLR starting from Fiedelman Cindy, who sale 2,770 shares at the price of $125.00 back on Jul 28. After this action, Fiedelman Cindy now owns 0 shares of Digital Realty Trust Inc., valued at $346,250 using the latest closing price.
Olson Peter C., the CHIEF ACCOUNTING OFFICER of Digital Realty Trust Inc., sale 700 shares at $105.67 during a trade that took place back on Jun 12, which means that Olson Peter C. is holding 7,134 shares at $73,969 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for DLR
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +14.10 for the present operating margin
- +23.37 for the gross margin
The net margin for Digital Realty Trust Inc. stands at +8.05. The total capital return value is set at 1.86, while invested capital returns managed to touch 1.11. Equity return is now at value 2.40, with 1.00 for asset returns.
Based on Digital Realty Trust Inc. (DLR), the company’s capital structure generated 102.76 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 50.68. Total debt to assets is 43.55, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 106.52. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 50.35.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 11.09, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.36. The receivables turnover for the company is 3.36 and the total asset turnover is 0.12.
In conclusion, Digital Realty Trust Inc. (DLR) has had a better performance lately. Opinion on the stock among analysts is mixed, with some giving it a “buy” rating and others a “hold”. It is worth mentioning that the stock is currently trading in close proximity to its 50-day moving average and its 52-week high.