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QTS Realty Trust Company Profile (NYSE:QTS)

Consensus Ratings for QTS Realty Trust (NYSE:QTS) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Rating(s), 7 Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.78)
Consensus Price Target: $52.25 (3.60% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for QTS Realty Trust (NYSE:QTS)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
6/6/2016Canaccord GenuityInitiated CoverageBuy$63.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/31/2016Wells FargoInitiated 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
4/5/2016KeyBancBoost Price TargetOutperform$47.00 -> $52.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/9/2016Deutsche BankReiterated RatingHold$49.00View 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
1/25/2016SunTrustInitiated CoverageBuy$52.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
10/29/2015RBC CapitalBoost Price TargetOutperform$47.00 -> $49.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
10/26/2015Jefferies GroupBoost Price TargetBuy$46.00 -> $50.00View 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
3/27/2015Goldman SachsInitiated CoverageBuy$43.00View 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 6/25/2014 forward)
Earnings History for QTS Realty Trust (NYSE:QTS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallActions
8/2/2016        
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)
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
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)
Current Dividend Information for QTS Realty Trust (NYSE:QTS)
Annual Dividend:$1.44
Dividend Yield:2.66%
Payout Ratio:56.03%
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 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)
Latest Headlines for QTS Realty Trust (NYSE:QTS)
DateHeadline
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 -
02/26/16 08:00 AMQTS to Present On Healthcare IT at National HIMSS Conference - [PR Newswire] - OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Feb. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS), an international provider of data center, managed hosting and cloud services, today announced it will exhibit (booth #11030) ...
02/24/16 11:06 AMQTS Realty Trust, Inc. Earnings Analysis: 2015 By the Numbers -
02/23/16 03:14 PMEdited Transcript of QTS earnings conference call or presentation 23-Feb-16 3:00pm GMT -
02/22/16 04:37 PMQTS Realty reports 4Q results -
02/22/16 04:01 PMQTS Reports Fourth Quarter And Full Year 2015 Operating Results - [PR Newswire] - OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Feb. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- QTS Realty Trust, Inc. ("QTS" or the "Company") (NYSE: QTS) today announced operating results for the fourth quarter and full year ...
02/22/16 03:58 PMQTS Declares $0.36 First Quarter Common Stock Dividend - [PR Newswire] - OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Feb. 22, 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 ...
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 ...
02/16/16 03:14 PMQTS Announces 2016 Annual Meeting of Stockholders - [PR Newswire] - OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Feb. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS), an international provider of data center, managed hosting and cloud services, announced today that it will hold its ...
02/14/16 01:34 PMGeneral Atlantic Llc Decreased Stake in Qts Realty Trust Inc (NYSE:QTS) by $188.61 Million as Shares Rose - General Atlantic Llc decreased its stake in Qts Realty Trust Inc (NYSE:QTS) by 70.68% based on its latest Q4 2015 regulatory filing with the SEC. General Atlantic Llc sold 4.19M shares as the company’s stock rose 1.74% with the market. The institutional ...
02/09/16 07:12 AMQTS Realty Trust, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : February 9, 2016 -
02/04/16 01:36 PMExpert Sees A $25 Billion Cloud Windfall Coming For Amazon, Microsoft And Google - ANET), Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: DLR), QTS Realty Trust Inc (NYSE: QTS) and Equinix Inc (NASDAQ: EQIX). Disclosure: The author holds no position in the stocks mentioned.
02/04/16 08:59 AMQTS to Preview Expanded Federal IT Solutions at Tower Club Reception - [PR Newswire] - OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Feb. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS), an international provider of data center, managed hosting and cloud services, today announced it will preview an expanding ...
02/03/16 01:05 PMPerformance Update On My Top REIT Ideas For 2016 - January Edition - Notably, colocation- and cloud-focused QTS Realty Trust (NYSE:QTS) closed at an all-time high of $ ... The newest member of the data center REIT sector is Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ:EQIX), an S&P 500 company with an $18.2 billion market cap.
02/02/16 01:15 PMQTS Realty (QTS) Reaches New Lifetime High Today - See the FREE profile for QTS NOW at Trade-Ideas More details on QTS: QTS Realty Trust, Inc. focuses on the ownership, development, and operation of carrier-neutral data centers in the United States. The company was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in ...
02/01/16 05:57 PMBig Data Companies Rely On Server Farms Like QTS -
01/24/16 11:27 AMAcadia Realty Trust (AKR) Shares Bought by Capstone Asset Management Company - Duff & Phelps Investment Management Company bought a new stake in shares of Digital Realty Trust, Inc. The Trust operates in three segments ... January 7th. (NYSE:QTS) have been given a consensus rating of 1.63 by brokerage analysts covering the stock.
01/21/16 08:26 AMQTS Announces Managed Cloud Solution - [at noodls] - OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Jan. 21, 2016/PRNewswire / -- Responding to increasing demand for highly scalable and flexible managed IT infrastructure as a service (IaaS) solutions, QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS), ...
01/20/16 07:06 AMQTS Realty Trust, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : January 20, 2016 -
01/19/16 08:35 AMQTS Realty Trust, Inc. Announces Tax Allocations of Dividend Distributions - [at noodls] - OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Jan. 19, 2016/PRNewswire / -- QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS), an international provider of data center, managed hosting and cloud services, today announced the tax allocations of 2015 ...
01/18/16 09:12 AMQTS Realty Trust, Inc. Schedules Fourth Quarter and Year End 2015 Earnings Release and Conference Call - [at noodls] - OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Jan. 18, 2016/PRNewswire / -- QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: QTS) today announced that the Company will issue its financial results for the quarter and year ending December 31, 2015after ...
About QTS Realty Trust

QTS Realty Trust logoQTS Realty Trust, Inc. (QTS) is an owner, developer and operator of carrier-neutral and multi-tenant data centers. The Company's data centers are facilities that house the network and computer equipment of multiple customers and provide access to a range of communications carriers. The Company has an integrated platform through which it owns and operates its data centers and provides a range of IT infrastructure solutions. Its spectrum of core data center products referred to as 3Cs, which consists of Custom Data Center, Colocation and Cloud and Managed Services. The Company operates a portfolio of over 12 data centers across approximately eight states. The Company's data centers facilities used by its customers to house, power and cool the networking equipment and computer systems that support their business processes. QTS's customers include financial institutions, healthcare companies, Government agencies, communications service providers, software companies and Internet companies.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finanical Services
  • Industry: REIT - Industrial
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: QTS
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $54.20
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $52.83
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $47.34
  • P/E Ratio: 99.82
  • P/E Growth: 1.62
  • Market Cap: $2.59B
  • Current Quarter EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.60 EPS
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QTS Realty Trust (NYSE:QTS) Chart for Saturday, June, 25, 2016


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