QTS Realty Trust Company Profile (NYSE:QTS)

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for QTS Realty Trust (NYSE:QTS) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Rating(s), 7 Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.70)
Consensus Price Target: $56.00 (1.22% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for QTS Realty Trust (NYSE:QTS)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
7/21/2016SunTrust Banks Inc.Initiated CoverageBuy$65.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/18/2016Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetHold$54.00 -> $56.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/6/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingBuy$59.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/5/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Initiated CoverageNeutral$57.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/6/2016Canaccord GenuityInitiated CoverageBuy$63.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/31/2016Wells Fargo & Co.Initiated CoverageOutperformView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/10/2016Stifel NicolausDowngradeBuy -> Hold$53.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/5/2016KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOutperform$47.00 -> $52.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/24/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetBuy$48.00 -> $50.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
10/29/2015Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$47.00 -> $49.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/9/2015Evercore Partners Inc.Initiated CoverageBuy$43.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/9/2015Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/4/2015MLV & Co.Initiated CoverageBuy$45.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
11/4/2014Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight -> Equal Weight$31.00 -> $29.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 7/25/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for QTS Realty Trust (NYSE:QTS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallActions
7/26/2016Q216$0.61$97.03 millionN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/25/2016Q116$0.62$0.68$94.48 million$94.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/22/2016Q415$0.60$0.65$91.34 million$92.69 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/27/2015Q315$0.55$0.61$87.84 million$88.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/4/2015Q215$0.46$0.53$63.07 million$68.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/27/2015Q115$0.50$0.50$60.20 million$61.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/23/2015Q414$0.54$0.55$59.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/28/2014Q314$0.48$0.49$55.30 million$57.95 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/29/2014Q214$0.48$0.50$50.72 million$51.34 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/29/2014$0.47$0.47$48.43 million$48.94 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/20/2014Q1$0.42$0.47$47.36 million$47.43 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for QTS Realty Trust (NYSE:QTS)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20164$0.59$0.65$0.62
Q2 20163$0.60$0.68$0.64
Q3 20163$0.64$0.71$0.67
Q4 20163$0.69$0.71$0.70
Q1 20171$0.70$0.70$0.70
Q2 20171$0.72$0.72$0.72
Q3 20171$0.77$0.77$0.77
Q4 20171$0.79$0.79$0.79
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for QTS Realty Trust (NYSE:QTS)
Annual Dividend:$1.44
Dividend Yield:2.54%
Payout Ratio:276.93% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
55.38% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
48.65% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)

Dividend History for QTS Realty Trust (NYSE:QTS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable DateShare
5/5/2016quarterly$0.362.84%6/15/20166/17/20167/6/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/23/2016quarterly$0.363.3%3/16/20163/18/20164/5/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/12/2015quarterly$0.323.03%12/15/201512/17/20151/6/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/7/2015quarterly$0.323%9/16/20159/18/201510/6/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/6/2015quarterly$0.323.57%6/17/20156/19/20157/8/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/23/2015quarterly$0.323.6%3/18/20153/20/20154/7/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/20/2014quarterly$0.293.61%12/17/201412/19/20141/7/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/12/2014quarterly$0.293.93%9/17/20149/19/201410/7/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/6/2014quarterly$0.294.14%6/18/20146/20/20147/8/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/13/2014quarterly$0.295.18%3/18/20143/20/20144/8/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/21/2013special$0.2412/18/201312/20/20131/7/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/20/2013quarterly$0.2412/20/20131/7/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for QTS Realty Trust (NYSE:QTS)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionActions
6/17/2016Daniel T BennewitzInsiderSell9,150$54.00$494,100.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/14/2016John W BarterDirectorSell28,568$54.29$1,550,956.72View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/10/2016Jeffrey H BersonCIOSell6,505$53.97$351,074.85View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/9/2016John W BarterDirectorSell10,533$54.52$574,259.16View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/9/2016Shirley E GozaInsiderSell18,587$54.38$1,010,761.06View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/15/2016Jeffrey H BersonCIOSell16,000$45.77$732,320.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/11/2015Shirley E. GozainsiderSell36,426$41.40$1,508,036.40View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/10/2015Ga Qts Interholdco, LlcInsiderSell1,690,000$41.45$70,050,500.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/9/2015Shirley E GozaInsiderSell3,041$42.30$128,634.30View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/15/2015Ga Qts Interholdco, LlcInsiderSell261,000$41.00$10,701,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/14/2015Ga Qts Interholdco, LlcInsiderSell2,400,000$41.00$98,400,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/5/2015Ga Qts Interholdco, LlcInsiderSell2,300,000$35.43$81,489,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/15/2013Chad L WilliamsCEOBuy47,619$21.00$999,999.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/15/2013Ga Qts Interholdco, LlcInsiderBuy2,000,000$21.00$42,000,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for QTS Realty Trust (NYSE:QTS)
DateHeadline
07/25/16 10:28 AMQTS Realty : Adds David McOmber as Executive Vice President, Public Sector and Federal Sales
07/25/16 10:28 AMStock is unchanged at $56.68 (QTS) QTS Adds David McOmber as Executive Vice…
07/25/16 08:18 AMQTS Adds David McOmber as Executive Vice President, Public Sector and Federal Sales - [at noodls] - OVERLAND PARK, Kan., July 25, 2016/PRNewswire / -- QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS), an international provider of data center, managed hosting and cloud services, announced today that David McOmber, formerly ...
07/24/16 05:33 PMSuntrust Robinson issued a report on (NYSE:QTS) QTS Realty Trust, raising its price target to $65 earlier today
07/21/16 08:53 AMAnalyst Target and Average Rating Watch: Mack-Cali Realty Corporation (NYSE:CLI)
07/20/16 06:52 PMQTS dedicates Chicago mega data center
07/19/16 04:02 AMNext Weeks Broker Price Targets For Acadia Realty Trust (NYSE:AKR)
07/15/16 05:03 PMQTS Realty : Leaders Dedicate Chicago Mega Data Center
07/15/16 11:12 AMLexington Realty Trust (LXP): Price Target and June Short Interest Disclosure
07/15/16 11:04 AMQTS Leaders Dedicate Chicago Mega Data Center - [PR Newswire] - CHICAGO, July 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to increasing demand for integrated IT solutions and mission critical data center capacity in downtown Chicago, QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS), an international ...
07/11/16 05:59 PMQTS Realty Trust, Inc. Schedules Second Quarter 2016 Earnings Release and Conference Call. South Carolina SC
07/11/16 04:03 PMQTS Realty Trust, Inc. Schedules Second Quarter 2016 Earnings Release and Conference Call - [at noodls] - OVERLAND PARK, Kan., July 11, 2016/PRNewswire / -- QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: QTS) today announced that the Company will issue its financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2016after market close ...
07/08/16 08:54 AMChicago Sun-Times Printing Plant Reborn as Data Center
07/05/16 05:46 PMQTS Realty Initiated At Goldman Sachs; 3 Key Catalysts Noted
07/05/16 07:29 AMCoverage initiated on QTS Realty Trust by Goldman -
06/30/16 03:03 PMETF’s with exposure to QTS Realty Trust, Inc. : June 30, 2016 -
06/29/16 08:55 AMTrade of the Day: QTS Realty Trust Inc (NYSE:QTS) - InvestorPlaceInvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips “Brexit” still faces enormous uncertainty. Some potential winners and losers are coming to the foreground, however — including REITs, which is where we'll focus today. The post Trade of the Day: QTS Realty Trust Inc (NYSE:QTS) appeared first on InvestorPlace.
06/28/16 01:53 PMQTS Realty Trust, Inc. :QTS-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2016 By the Numbers : June 28, 2016 -
06/28/16 08:21 AMQTS Chicago Mega Data Center to Open July 1 - [at noodls] - OVERLAND PARK, Kan., June 28, 2016/PRNewswire /-- Responding to increasing demand for mission critical data center capacity in downtown Chicago, QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS), an international provider ...
06/21/16 10:21 AMQTS Realty Trust, Inc. Class A (NYSE:QTS) Trading Up – Insiders Selling, Short Interest Growing
06/16/16 10:15 AMQTS Realty : Georgia Hospital Association (GHA) Selects QTS For HIPAA and HITECH Compliance Expertise
06/16/16 09:39 AMGeorgia Hospital Association (GHA) Selects QTS For HIPAA and HITECH Compliance Expertise - [at noodls] - OVERLAND PARK, Kan., June 16, 2016/PRNewswire / -- QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS), one of the nation's largest and fastest-growing providers of data center facilities, managed hosting and cloud services, ...
06/15/16 05:58 PMAnalyst Price Target Update on Lexington Realty Trust (NYSE:LXP)
06/14/16 08:19 AMQTS Renews 3.1 PCI DSS Compliance at Three Mega Data Centers - [at noodls] - OVERLAND PARK, Kan., June 14, 2016/PRNewswire / -- QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS), one of the nation's largest and fastest-growing providers of data center facilities, managed hosting and cloud services, ...
06/09/16 08:59 AMOP's QTS makes $125M acquisition
06/08/16 09:00 AMWindstream moves into new QTS Chicago ‘Mega Data Center’ - [GlobeNewswire] - LITTLE ROCK, Ark., June 08, 2016-- Windstream, a leading provider of advanced network communications, today announced that it is one of the first carriers to establish a presence in QTS Realty Trust’ s ...
06/07/16 08:47 AMOverland Park-based QTS Realty buys New Jersey data center
06/07/16 08:47 AMCanaccord Initiates Coverage On QTS Realty Trust With Buy Rating
06/06/16 05:58 PMQTS Acquires DuPont Fabros' 38-Acre New Jersey Data Center Campus. South Carolina SC
06/06/16 05:58 PMBRIEF-Dupont Fabros Technology says completed sale of NJ1 data center
06/06/16 05:58 PMQTS Realty : Acquires DuPont Fabros' 38-Acre New Jersey Data Center Campus
06/06/16 03:28 PMQTS Acquires DuPont Fabros' 38-Acre New Jersey Data Center Campus - [at noodls] - OVERLAND PARK, Kan., June 6, 2016/PRNewswire / -- QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS), an international provider of data center, managed hosting and cloud services, has purchased a 360,000 square foot data center ...
06/06/16 03:10 PM4:10 pm QTS Realty Trust acquires a 360k square foot data center from DuPont Fabros Technology (DFT) in Piscataway, New Jersey -
06/02/16 09:02 AMRecent Research Analysts' Ratings Changes for Digital Realty Trust (DLR) - 02/11/2016 - United Dominion Realty Trust, Inc. had its "sector perform" rating reiterated by analysts at RBC Capital. Several large investors have recently bought and sold shares of QTS. QTS Realty Trust Inc. "However, the stock now trades at a 17.2x FFO ...
06/02/16 08:25 AMQTS Announces Connectivity Options for New Chicago Mega Data Center - [at noodls] - OVERLAND PARK, Kan., June 2, 2016/PRNewswire / -- Responding to increasing demand for mission critical data center capacity and connectivity-rich options in Chicago, QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS), an international ...
05/27/16 01:50 PMStock Rating Review for QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS) - Wall Street Hints and News - Stock Rating Review for QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS)Wall Street Hints and NewsInvestors may choose to follow the views of professional Wall Street analysts that regularly track the company. Covering equity analysts presently have a consensus stock rating of 2 on shares of QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS). Covering analysts will ...and more »
05/27/16 01:50 PMQTS Realty Trust, Inc. to Present at Industry Events - PR Newswire (press release) - QTS Realty Trust, Inc. to Present at Industry EventsPR Newswire (press release)OVERLAND PARK, Kan., May 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: QTS), an international provider of data center, managed hosting and cloud services, announced today that Company management will be presenting at the Stifel ...and more »
05/26/16 03:27 PMQTS Realty Trust, Inc. to Present at Industry Events - [at noodls] - OVERLAND PARK, Kan., May 26, 2016/PRNewswire / -- QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: QTS), an international provider of data center, managed hosting and cloud services, announced today that Company management ...
05/26/16 12:52 PMTarget Check and Stock Performance Recap QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS) - Wall Street Hints and News - Target Check and Stock Performance Recap QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS)Wall Street Hints and NewsTracking stock performance from various views may help with share evaluation. Some investors might be more focused on short-term share action while others may prefer to view long-term performance. In recent session activity, QTS Realty Trust, Inc.and more »
05/26/16 12:52 PMGeneral Atlantic LLC Decreased Stake in Qts Realty Trust INC (NYSE:QTS) by $67.49 Million as Shares Rose - CCH Daily News - General Atlantic LLC Decreased Stake in Qts Realty Trust INC (NYSE:QTS) by $67.49 Million as Shares RoseCCH Daily NewsGeneral Atlantic Llc decreased its stake in Qts Realty Trust Inc (NYSE:QTS) by 82.58% based on its latest 2016Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. General Atlantic Llc sold 1.44M shares as the company's stock rose 8.03% with the market. The institutional ...Broker Outlook For QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS)Share Trading NewsEarnings Review and Stock Rundown for QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS)Wall Street Hints and Newsall 14 news articles »
05/26/16 08:07 AMQTS Announces Executive Leadership Changes - [at noodls] - OVERLAND PARK, Kan., May 26, 2016/PRNewswire / -- Nearly one year after acquiring Carpathia Hosting and significantly increasing its data center, cloud and managed service offerings, QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: ...
05/05/16 04:49 PMETF’s with exposure to QTS Realty Trust, Inc. : May 5, 2016 -
05/05/16 03:11 PMQTS REALTY TRUST, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders -
05/04/16 03:10 PMQTS Declares $0.36 Second Quarter Common Stock Dividend - [at noodls] - OVERLAND PARK, Kan., May 4, 2016/PRNewswire / -- QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS), an international provider of data center, managed hosting and cloud services, announced today that its Board of Directors ...
05/04/16 08:20 AMQTS Chicago Ramps Up Team for Mega Data Center July Opening - [at noodls] - OVERLAND PARK, Kan., May 4, 2016/PRNewswire / -- QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS), one of the nation's largest and fastest-growing providers of data center facilities, managed hosting and cloud services, is ...
04/27/16 09:12 AMQTS Realty Trust, Inc. :QTS-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2016 By the Numbers -
04/26/16 11:05 AMEdited Transcript of QTS earnings conference call or presentation 26-Apr-16 2:00pm GMT -
02/22/16 03:40 PMQTS REALTY TRUST, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Ex -
02/22/16 06:07 AMQ4 2015 QTS Realty Trust Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close -
02/19/16 08:00 AMQTS Achieves Industry Leading Net Promoter Score - [PR Newswire] - OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Feb. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS) an international provider of data center, managed hosting and cloud services, achieved an industry leading Net Promotor ...

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About QTS Realty Trust

QTS Realty Trust logoQTS Realty Trust, Inc. (QTS) is a provider of secure, compliant data center solutions, hybrid cloud and fully managed services. The Company owns, develops and operates carrier-neutral and multi-tenant data centers. It operates through a portfolio of investments in over 20 data centers located primarily in the United States with others in Canada, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. Its data centers are facilities that house the network and computer equipment of multiple customers and provide access to a range of communications carriers. It has an integrated platform through which it owns and operates its data centers and provides a range of information technology (IT) infrastructure solutions. QTS's spectrum of core data center products are referred to as 3Cs, which consists of Custom Data Center (C1), Colocation (C2) and Cloud and Managed Services (C3). Its properties include Atlanta, Georgia; Suwanee, Georgia; Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas; Miami, Florida, and Sacramento, California.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: REIT - Industrial
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: QTS
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $56.68
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $55.13
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $49.03
  • P/E Ratio: 103.83
  • P/E Growth: 1.68
  • Market Cap: $2.69B
  • Beta: 0.33
  • Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.60 EPS
  • Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.96 EPS
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QTS Realty Trust (NYSE:QTS) Chart for Monday, July, 25, 2016