This is what analysts have to say about QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS) after last week.

September 16, 2018 - By Tamara Reed

QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 2.04 in Q2 2018. Its up 0.58, from 1.46 in 2018Q1. It improved, as 15 investors sold QTS Realty Trust, Inc. shares while 38 reduced holdings. 35 funds opened positions while 73 raised stakes. 48.58 million shares or 5.92% less from 51.64 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported.
167,755 were accumulated by Phocas Fincl. Northern Corporation owns 894,647 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. State Bank Of Montreal Can has invested 0% in QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS). Waterfront Cap Prtn Limited Liability Com, a New York-based fund reported 741,952 shares. Waddell & Reed has invested 0.23% in QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS). Parametric Port Assoc Limited Liability Corporation reported 0% in QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS). State Common Retirement Fund holds 65,958 shares. Quantbot Technology Limited Partnership has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS). Citadel Advisors Lc has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS). Macquarie Group Ltd reported 60,125 shares. Prudential Financial accumulated 0% or 5,070 shares. Invest Counselors Of Maryland Ltd Liability Corp holds 1.1% or 595,767 shares. Sei Invests, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 200,826 shares. Rhumbline Advisers reported 59,001 shares. California Employees Retirement holds 22,176 shares or 0% of its portfolio.

Since May 21, 2018, it had 7 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $8.00 million activity. $35,080 worth of stock was bought by Bloom Steven C on Wednesday, May 23. 62,757 shares were bought by Williams Chad L., worth $2.19 million. Marino Peter bought $345,100 worth of stock. Berson Jeffrey H. had bought 15,000 shares worth $523,350 on Monday, May 21. TRAHANAS PHILIP P also bought $2.08 million worth of QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS) on Monday, May 21.

QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS) Ratings Coverage

Among 7 analysts covering QTS Realty Trust (NYSE:QTS), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 43% are positive. QTS Realty Trust had 9 analyst reports since April 9, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Tuesday, July 17 with “Buy”. As per Friday, April 20, the company rating was maintained by Guggenheim. On Tuesday, April 24 the stock rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Sell”. The stock of QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS) earned “Underperform” rating by Credit Suisse on Thursday, April 26. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Wednesday, July 18 by Wells Fargo. Credit Suisse upgraded QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS) on Wednesday, August 8 to “Neutral” rating. Raymond James upgraded the shares of QTS in report on Thursday, August 2 to “Market Perform” rating. Below is a list of QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS) latest ratings and price target changes.

08/08/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Old Rating: Underperform New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $30 New Target: $42 Upgrade
02/08/2018 Broker: Raymond James Old Rating: Underperform New Rating: Market Perform Upgrade
18/07/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Outperform New Target: $51 Initiates Coverage On
18/07/2018 Broker: Wells Fargo Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Outperform Old Target: $38 New Target: $44 Maintain
17/07/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Buy New Target: $48 Maintain
26/04/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Old Rating: Underperform New Rating: Underperform Old Target: $31 New Target: $30 Maintain
24/04/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Sell New Target: $31.0000 Maintain
20/04/2018 Broker: Guggenheim Rating: Hold New Target: $35.0000 Maintain
09/04/2018 Broker: Moffett Nathanson Rating: Neutral New Target: $40 Initiates Coverage On

The stock increased 0.44% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $46.05. About 464,691 shares traded or 0.14% up from the average. QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS) has declined 18.47% since September 16, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 34.09% the S&P500.

QTS Realty Trust, Inc. focuses on the ownership, development, and operation of carrier-neutral data centers in the United States. The company has market cap of $2.66 billion.

More news for QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS) were recently published by: Prnewswire.com, which released: “QTS Realty Trust, Inc. to Participate in Upcoming Investor Conferences” on September 06, 2018. Prnewswire.com‘s article titled: “Air Line Pilots Association Selects QTS for Flexible Hybrid Colocation Solution” and published on September 06, 2018 is yet another important article.

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