Insider’s View: Deciphering Digital Realty Trust Inc (DLR)’s Financial Health Through Ratios

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The price of Digital Realty Trust Inc (NYSE: DLR) closed at $141.86 in the last session, down -0.86% from day before closing price of $143.09. In other words, the price has decreased by -$0.86 from its previous closing price. On the day, 1.75 million shares were traded. DLR stock price reached its highest trading level at $143.91 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $141.26.

Ratios:

We take a closer look at DLR’s different ratios to gain a better understanding of the stock. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 0.97 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 0.92.

Upgrades & Downgrades

In addition, analysts’ ratings and any changes thereto give investors an idea of the stock’s future direction. In the most recent recommendation for the company, Wells Fargo on April 09, 2024, Upgraded its rating to Overweight and sets its target price to $155 from $135 previously.

On February 16, 2024, Scotiabank Downgraded its rating to Sector Perform which previously was Sector Outperform but kept the price unchanged to $157.

Scotiabank Upgraded its Sector Perform to Sector Outperform on January 22, 2024, whereas the target price for the stock was revised from $132 to $157.

Insider Transactions:

An investor can also benefit from insider trades by learning what management is thinking about the future direction of stock prices. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Mar 12 ’24 when MANDEVILLE JEAN F H P sold 3,400 shares for $145.50 per share. The transaction valued at 494,700 led to the insider holds 8,413 shares of the business.

Fiedelman Cindy sold 2,770 shares of DLR for $346,250 on Jul 28 ’23. The CHIEF HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER now owns 0 shares after completing the transaction at $125.00 per share. On Jun 12 ’23, another insider, Olson Peter C., who serves as the CHIEF ACCOUNTING OFFICER of the company, sold 700 shares for $105.67 each. As a result, the insider received 73,969 and left with 7,134 shares of the company.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, DLR now has a Market Capitalization of 47375708160 and an Enterprise Value of 64150495232. As of this moment, Digital’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 39.77, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 113.36. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 8.10 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 2.42. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 11.86 whereas that against EBITDA is 27.217.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, DLR has reached a high of $154.18, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $86.33. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is -0.24%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 6.08%.

Shares Statistics:

According to the various share statistics, DLR traded on average about 2.26M shares per day over the past 3-months and 3377100 shares per day over the past 10 days. A total of 312.43M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 312.04M. Insiders hold about 0.12% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 101.76% stake in the company. Shares short for DLR as of 1714435200 were 10096719 with a Short Ratio of 4.46, compared to 1711584000 on 10011348. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 10096719 and a Short% of Float of 4.36.

Dividends & Splits

The forward annual dividend rate for DLR is 4.88, which was 4.88 in the trailing 12 months. Against a Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of 0.03410441The stock’s 5-year Average Dividend Yield is 3.53.

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