QTS Realty Trust Company Profile (NYSE:QTS)

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: $54.00
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $54.86
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $51.18
  • 52-Week Range: $39.56 - $59.41
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 104.28
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 18.62
  • P/E Growth: 1.89
  • Market Cap: $2.59B
  • Outstanding Shares: 47,840,000
  • Beta: 0.31
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for QTS Realty Trust (NYSE:QTS) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 7 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.70)
Consensus Price Target: $56.44 (4.16% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for QTS Realty Trust (NYSE:QTS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/11/2016Jefferies GroupLower Price TargetBuy$65.00 -> $63.00View Rating Details
7/21/2016SunTrust Banks Inc.Initiated CoverageBuy$65.00View Rating Details
7/18/2016Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetHold$54.00 -> $56.00View Rating Details
7/5/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Initiated CoverageNeutral$57.00View Rating Details
6/6/2016Canaccord GenuityInitiated CoverageBuy$63.00View Rating Details
5/31/2016Wells Fargo & Co.Initiated CoverageOutperformView Rating Details
5/10/2016Stifel NicolausDowngradeBuy -> Hold$53.00View Rating Details
4/5/2016KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOutperform$47.00 -> $52.00View Rating Details
2/24/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetBuy$48.00 -> $50.00View Rating Details
10/29/2015Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$47.00 -> $49.00View Rating Details
4/9/2015Evercore Partners Inc.Initiated CoverageBuy$43.00View Rating Details
4/9/2015Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageBuyView Rating Details
2/4/2015MLV & Co.Initiated CoverageBuy$45.00View Rating Details
11/4/2014Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight -> Equal Weight$31.00 -> $29.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 8/31/2014 forward)


Earnings History for QTS Realty Trust (NYSE:QTS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
7/26/2016Q216$0.60$0.63$97.03 million$98.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2016Q116$0.62$0.68$94.48 million$94.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/22/2016Q415$0.60$0.65$91.34 million$92.69 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/27/2015Q315$0.55$0.61$87.84 million$88.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/4/2015Q215$0.46$0.53$63.07 million$68.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2015Q115$0.50$0.50$60.20 million$61.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/23/2015Q414$0.54$0.55$59.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/28/2014Q314$0.48$0.49$55.30 million$57.95 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/29/2014Q214$0.48$0.50$50.72 million$51.34 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/29/2014$0.47$0.47$48.43 million$48.94 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/20/2014Q1$0.42$0.47$47.36 million$47.43 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for QTS Realty Trust (NYSE:QTS)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.59 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.91 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20164$0.59$0.65$0.62
Q2 20163$0.60$0.68$0.64
Q3 20163$0.65$0.70$0.67
Q4 20163$0.68$0.73$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)


Current Dividend Information for QTS Realty Trust (NYSE:QTS)
Annual Dividend:$1.44
Dividend Yield:2.66%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:288.00% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
55.60% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
49.48% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

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


Latest Headlines for QTS Realty Trust (NYSE:QTS)
News IconQTS, Canonical unveil private, fully managed openstack cloud. (NYSE:QTS)
www.thefreelibrary.com - August 26 at 9:58 AM
4-traders.com logoQTS Realty Trust : Achieves 3.1 PCI DSS Compliance at Dallas-Fort Worth Mega Data Center (NYSE:QTS)
www.4-traders.com - August 25 at 7:12 PM
publicnow.com logoQTS Achieves 3.1 PCI DSS Compliance at Dallas-Fort Worth Mega Data Center (NYSE:QTS)
www.publicnow.com - August 25 at 7:12 PM
News IconQTS, Canonical unveil private, fully managed openstack cloud (NYSE:QTS)
www.financial-news.co.uk - August 23 at 11:33 AM
fidaily.com logoCohen & Steers Inc Sold A Lot More QTS Realty Trust, Inc. Class A (QTS) Stock (NYSE:QTS)
www.fidaily.com - August 23 at 11:33 AM
publicnow.com logoQTS and Canonical Unveil Private, Fully Managed OpenStack Cloud (NYSE:QTS)
www.publicnow.com - August 22 at 11:37 AM
News IconEmerald Acquisition Ltd. Buys Shares of 489,422 QTS Realty Trust Inc. (QTS) (NYSE:QTS)
www.lightwaveonline.com - August 21 at 6:12 PM
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finance.yahoo.com - August 11 at 7:32 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to QTS Realty Trust, Inc. : August 5, 2016 (NYSE:QTS)
www.capitalcube.com - August 5 at 7:17 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQTS REALTY TRUST, INC. Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report (NYSE:QTS)
biz.yahoo.com - August 5 at 7:17 PM
capitalcube.com logoQTS Realty Trust, Inc. :QTS-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2016 By the Numbers : August 4, 2016 (NYSE:QTS)
www.capitalcube.com - August 4 at 7:33 PM
capitalcube.com logoQTS Realty Trust, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : QTS-US : August 4, 2016 (NYSE:QTS)
www.capitalcube.com - August 4 at 10:13 AM
News IconQTS Declares $zero.36 3rd Quarter Frequent Stock Dividend. South Carolina SC (NYSE:QTS)
www.southcarolinasc.com - August 3 at 7:24 PM
publicnow.com logoQTS Declares $0.36 Third Quarter Common Stock Dividend (NYSE:QTS)
www.publicnow.com - August 3 at 7:24 PM
publicnow.com logoQTS Realty Trust, Inc. to Present at the Cowen and Company 2nd Annual Communications Infrastructure Summit (NYSE:QTS)
www.publicnow.com - August 2 at 7:23 PM
News IconResearch Analysts Offer Predictions for QTS Realty Trust Inc.'s Q3 2016 Earnings (QTS) (NYSE:QTS)
www.lightwaveonline.com - August 2 at 12:00 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of QTS earnings conference call or presentation 27-Jul-16 2:00pm GMT (NYSE:QTS)
finance.yahoo.com - July 27 at 4:58 PM
4-traders.com logoQTS REALTY TRUST, INC. : Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Exhibits (form 8-K) (NYSE:QTS)
www.4-traders.com - July 26 at 7:25 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoQTS Realty reports 2Q results (NYSE:QTS)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - July 26 at 6:30 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ2 2016 QTS Realty Trust Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close (NYSE:QTS)
biz.yahoo.com - July 26 at 7:07 AM
bizjournals.com logoOP public company hires IBM exec to lead government sales (NYSE:QTS)
www.bizjournals.com - July 25 at 7:11 PM
4-traders.com logoQTS Realty : Adds David McOmber as Executive Vice President, Public Sector and Federal Sales (NYSE:QTS)
www.4-traders.com - July 25 at 11:28 AM
fidaily.com logoStock is unchanged at $56.68 (QTS) QTS Adds David McOmber as Executive Vice… (NYSE:QTS)
www.fidaily.com - July 25 at 11:28 AM
publicnow.com logoQTS Adds David McOmber as Executive Vice President, Public Sector and Federal Sales (NYSE:QTS)
www.publicnow.com - July 25 at 9:18 AM
breakingfinancenews.com logoSuntrust Robinson issued a report on (NYSE:QTS) QTS Realty Trust, raising its price target to $65 earlier today (NYSE:QTS)
breakingfinancenews.com - July 24 at 6:33 PM
News IconAnalyst Target and Average Rating Watch: Mack-Cali Realty Corporation (NYSE:CLI) (NYSE:QTS)
bolsafinanzas.com - July 21 at 9:53 AM
News IconQTS dedicates Chicago mega data center (NYSE:QTS)
www.financial-news.co.uk - July 20 at 7:52 PM
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vegassports-odds.com - July 19 at 5:02 AM
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www.4-traders.com - July 15 at 6:03 PM
News IconLexington Realty Trust (LXP): Price Target and June Short Interest Disclosure (NYSE:QTS)
learningandfinance.com - July 15 at 12:12 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoQTS Leaders Dedicate Chicago Mega Data Center (NYSE:QTS)
finance.yahoo.com - July 15 at 12:04 PM
News IconQTS Realty Trust, Inc. Schedules Second Quarter 2016 Earnings Release and Conference Call. South Carolina SC (NYSE:QTS)
www.southcarolinasc.com - July 11 at 6:59 PM
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www.publicnow.com - July 11 at 5:03 PM
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www.cpexecutive.com - July 8 at 9:54 AM
benzinga.com logoQTS Realty Initiated At Goldman Sachs; 3 Key Catalysts Noted (NYSE:QTS)
www.benzinga.com - July 5 at 6:46 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCoverage initiated on QTS Realty Trust by Goldman (NYSE:QTS)
finance.yahoo.com - July 5 at 8:29 AM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to QTS Realty Trust, Inc. : June 30, 2016 (NYSE:QTS)
www.capitalcube.com - June 30 at 4:03 PM
investorplace.com logoTrade of the Day: QTS Realty Trust Inc (NYSE:QTS) (NYSE:QTS)
investorplace.com - June 29 at 9:55 AM
capitalcube.com logoQTS Realty Trust, Inc. :QTS-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2016 By the Numbers : June 28, 2016 (NYSE:QTS)
www.capitalcube.com - June 28 at 2:53 PM
publicnow.com logoQTS Chicago Mega Data Center to Open July 1 (NYSE:QTS)
www.publicnow.com - June 28 at 9:21 AM
fidaily.com logoQTS Realty Trust, Inc. Class A (NYSE:QTS) Trading Up – Insiders Selling, Short Interest Growing (NYSE:QTS)
www.fidaily.com - June 21 at 11:21 AM
4-traders.com logoQTS Realty : Georgia Hospital Association (GHA) Selects QTS For HIPAA and HITECH Compliance Expertise (NYSE:QTS)
www.4-traders.com - June 16 at 11:15 AM
publicnow.com logoGeorgia Hospital Association (GHA) Selects QTS For HIPAA and HITECH Compliance Expertise (NYSE:QTS)
www.publicnow.com - June 16 at 10:39 AM
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pallonate.com - June 15 at 6:58 PM
publicnow.com logoQTS Renews 3.1 PCI DSS Compliance at Three Mega Data Centers (NYSE:QTS)
www.publicnow.com - June 14 at 9:19 AM
bizjournals.com logoOP's QTS makes $125M acquisition (NYSE:QTS)
www.bizjournals.com - June 9 at 9:59 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWindstream moves into new QTS Chicago ‘Mega Data Center’ (NYSE:QTS)
finance.yahoo.com - June 8 at 10:00 AM
News IconOverland Park-based QTS Realty buys New Jersey data center (NYSE:QTS)
www.kansascity.com - June 7 at 9:47 AM
News IconCanaccord Initiates Coverage On QTS Realty Trust With Buy Rating (NYSE:QTS)
www.lightwaveonline.com - June 7 at 9:47 AM
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www.southcarolinasc.com - June 6 at 6:58 PM


QTS Realty Trust (NYSE:QTS) Chart for Wednesday, August, 31, 2016

Last Updated on 8/31/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff