QTS:NYE-QTS Realty Trust, Inc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | REIT—Industrial | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 52.56

Change

-0.45 (-0.85)%

Market Cap

USD 3.09B

Volume

0.46M

Average Target Price

USD 54.44 (+3.57%)
Average Analyst Rating

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About

QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: QTS) is a leading provider of data center solutions across a diverse footprint spanning more than 6 million square feet of owned mega scale data center space throughout primarily North America and Europe. Through its software-defined technology platform, QTS is able to deliver secure, compliant infrastructure solutions, robust connectivity and premium customer service to leading hyperscale technology companies, enterprises, and government entities. QTS owns, operates or manages 26 data centers and supports more than 1,100 customers primarily in North America and Europe.

Market Stats

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Relative Performance (Total Returns)

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Relative Returns (From:    To: 2019-12-11 )

Largest Industry Peers for REIT—Industrial

Symbol Name Price(Change) Market Cap Price / Earning Ratio EV/EBITDA
PSA-PH Public Storage

+0.01 (+0.04%)

USD43.91B 3.22 5.12
PSA Public Storage

-1.43 (-0.68%)

USD36.92B 24.99 23.25
COLD Americold Realty Trust

-0.64 (-1.79%)

USD6.84B 211.07 28.81
REXR-PB Rexford Industrial Realty, Inc

-0.06 (-0.23%)

USD4.37B 62.46 24.79
REXR-PA Rexford Industrial Realty, Inc

+0.18 (+0.70%)

USD4.27B 61.78 24.59
STAG STAG Industrial, Inc

-0.46 (-1.47%)

USD4.16B 52.27 20.38
TRNO Terreno Realty Corporation

-1.00 (-1.77%)

USD3.79B 56.55 44.65
STAG-PC STAG Industrial, Inc

+0.14 (+0.52%)

USD3.75B 43.81 18.11
QTS-PB QTS Realty Trust, Inc

-1.04 (-0.82%)

USD3.17B 1,192.72 47.73
QTS-PA QTS Realty Trust, Inc

+0.06 (+0.22%)

USD3.00B 262.62 18.42

ETFs Containing QTS

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
SRVR Pacer Benchmark Data & In.. 4.84 % 0.60 %

+0.03 (+0.10%)

USD0.18B
ROOF IQ U.S. Real Estate Small.. 2.50 % 0.70 %

-0.37 (-1.41%)

USD0.07B

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (REIT—Industrial)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 41.86% 65% D 88% B+
Dividend Return 3.56% 76% C 68% D+
Total Return 45.43% 65% D 89% B+
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 25.92% 59% F 82% B-
Dividend Return 4.14% 76% C 72% C-
Total Return 30.07% 65% D 83% B
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 63.18% 46% F 83% B
Dividend Return 23.38% 69% D+ 76% C
Total Return 86.56% 46% F 85% B
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 6.76% 24% F 71% C-
Dividend Return 3.40% 35% F 67% D+
Total Return 10.16% 18% F 73% C
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 22.73% 24% F 31% F
Risk Adjusted Return 44.68% 12% F 54% F
Market Capitalization 3.09B 67% D+ 81% B-
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(REIT—Industrial)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 514.66 12% F 1% F
Price/Book Ratio 3.23 26% F 27% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 16.14 81% B- 26% F
EV/EBITDA 26.41 33% F 13% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 2.98% 22% F 32% F
Return on Invested Capital 2.20% 7% F 22% F
Return on Assets 1.28% 15% F 28% F
Debt to Equity Ratio 170.66% 20% F 19% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 12.99 6% F 6% F
Short Percent 18.69% 11% F 37% F
Beta 0.57 63% D 72% C-
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Quarterly Financials (USD)

Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
Underpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Superior Dividend Growth

This stock has shown top quartile dividend growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

High Gross Profit to Asset Ratio

This stock is in the top quartile compared to its peers on Gross Profit to Asset Ratio. This is a popular measure among value investors for showing superior returns in the long run.

What to not like:
Poor risk adjusted returns

This company is delivering below median risk adjusted returns in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns , the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

High volatility

The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.

Below median total returns

The company has under performed its peers on annual average total returns in the past 5 years.

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Poor return on equity

The company management has delivered below median return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Poor capital utilization

The company management has delivered below median return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Poor return on assets

The company management has delivered below median return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Higly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Low Earnings Growth

This stock has shown below median earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector