QTS Realty Trust Inc. (NYSE:QTS) went up by 0.64% during the previous trading session, and it is maintaining the win ahead of Monday’s trading session. The share price of the REIT – Industrial giant went up by $66.35 to trade ended Monday trading at $65.93. This is up from the $65.93 price recorded on Thursday’s trading session. Thanks to this latest performance, QTS is closer to the higher price 52-week target of $80.00 and further from the lowest price target of $57.00. Its performance from the start of the year has also been positive, with QTS up by 22.26% year-to-date.
QTS Realty Trust Inc. (QTS) started the day trading at $66.83 and recorded an intraday high of $67.06. It also recorded an intraday low of $66.15 during Monday’s trading session. QTS Realty Trust Inc. is a very active stock that recorded a trading volume that is less than -66.94% of the average daily trading volume on Monday. The stock’s trading volume on Monday was 540850, which is less than -66.94 of the total average daily trading volume of 902.90K.
QTS Realty Trust Inc. (NYSE:QTS) 2020 Performance Impressive
The increase in QTS’s stock price on Monday saw its overall performance boost over the past few months. We can quantify the performance of the stock so far this year using a few metrics. The 52-week high price of QTS currently stands at $68.96, which is higher than the current trading price of the stock by 3.78%. However, QTS’s current trading price is -55.61% lower than the 52-week low price of $42.64. In terms of trading volume, QTS Realty Trust Inc. currently experienced healthy participation during the last trading session. 540850 shares of QTS Realty Trust Inc. were traded on the stock exchange on Monday, which is less than -66.94% of the 902.90K average trading volume of the stock.
The performance of the stock has been positive over the past year. QTS’s performance over the past one year has seen it surge by 44.81%, while the stock has gone up by 24.65% in the last six months. The quarterly performance of QTS currently stands at 18.31%, and it is up by 6.64% in the last month. The only positive figure was from the weekly performance, which currently reads 4.70%. At the time of writing QTS’s report, the company has a total market cap of $4.01B, making it one of the largest publicly-traded companies in the world.QTS Realty Trust Inc. also has over 612 employees all over the world.
QTS Insider Activities
The insider transactions over the past six months are down by -19.30%.For QTS Realty Trust Inc. insiders bought 127,228 shares in 15 transactions. In that same period, insiders sold 336,748 of their shares in 59 transactions. After these transactions, insiders at QTS Realty Trust Inc. now hold 767.08k shares, which is over 112.66% of the total company stocks. Institutional investors currently hold a large chunk of the QTS shares, as they control 1.27% of the company’s total stock.
QTS Fundamental Analysis
For QTS Realty Trust Inc., the stock’s diluted earnings per share (EPS) stands at -0.29. In the coming year, analysts expect the EPS to be 0.20. The stock’s EPS growth this year is 80.40%, -17.20% in the previous five years. In terms of revenue, QTS Realty Trust Inc.’s quarterly sales (YOY) is shrinking at -0.02, which is higher than the average annual revenue of -17.20% over the past half a decade.
The Return on Investment (ROI) on QTS Realty Trust Inc.’s stock currently stands at 2.50%, and it has a net profit margin of -3.20%. The operating margin of the company is 9.40%, and its gross margin is 64.00%.
QTS Analysts Prediction
and JP Morgan reiterate their Overweight position on the stock ($50 and $65).
At the moment, QTS Realty Trust Inc.’s Total Debt to Equity ratio stands at 1.75, and they have a long-term Debt to Equity ratio of 1.75.
QTS Technical Analysis
The Simple Moving Average (SMA) is one of the most powerful technical indicators. The 20-day Simple Moving Average of QTS currently stands at 4.18%, while the SMA50 is 3.71%. The biggest one is the SMA200, which is currently reading 16.77% ahead of Monday’s trading session. The Relative Strength Index of this stock is 57.31.