Analysts are on the Bearish side about QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS) this week.

September 16, 2018 - By Benjamin Allen

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 is positive, 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.
Savings Bank Of Montreal Can invested 0% of its portfolio in QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS). Goldman Sachs Grp Inc Incorporated has invested 0% in QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS). Bnp Paribas Asset Management Hldg reported 210,882 shares. Advisors Asset Mgmt Incorporated holds 3,725 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Aqr Cap Management Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0% or 33,573 shares. Credit Suisse Ag accumulated 0.01% or 142,554 shares. Art Advsrs reported 10,500 shares stake. Ubs Asset Management Americas holds 0% in QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS) or 144,352 shares. State Bank Of America De has invested 0% in QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS). Pensionfund Dsm Netherlands reported 37,000 shares. Assetmark Inc has invested 0% in QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS). 26,105 were accumulated by Cubist Systematic Strategies. Barclays Public Limited Company has invested 0% of its portfolio in QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS). Bank & Trust reported 0.01% stake. Metropolitan Life New York has invested 0% in QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS).

Since May 21, 2018, it had 7 buys, and 1 insider sale for $8.00 million activity. On Wednesday, August 29 Westhead Stephen E. sold $88,985 worth of QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS) or 1,924 shares. Marino Peter had bought 10,000 shares worth $345,100. The insider Williams Chad L. bought 30,000 shares worth $1.13 million. Berson Jeffrey H. bought $523,350 worth of stock or 15,000 shares. On Wednesday, May 23 Bloom Steven C bought $35,080 worth of QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS) or 1,000 shares.

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 stock of QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS) earned “Sell” rating by Credit Suisse on Tuesday, April 24. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse on Thursday, April 26 with “Underperform”. The company was upgraded on Thursday, August 2 by Raymond James. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, August 8 by Credit Suisse. Guggenheim maintained QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS) rating on Friday, April 20. Guggenheim has “Hold” rating and $3500 target. The stock of QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS) earned “Outperform” rating by Wells Fargo on Wednesday, July 18. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, July 17 report. 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: “Air Line Pilots Association Selects QTS for Flexible Hybrid Colocation Solution” on September 06, 2018. Prnewswire.com‘s article titled: “QTS Realty Trust, Inc. to Participate in Upcoming Investor Conferences” and published on September 06, 2018 is yet another important article.

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