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) pushed the Financial sector lower today making it today's featured Financial laggard. The sector as a whole closed the day up 0.3%. By the end of trading, Digital Realty fell $0.62 (-1.3%) to $46.92 on light volume. Throughout the day, 1,198,610 shares of Digital Realty exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1,778,200 shares. The stock ranged in price between $46.50-$47.69 after having opened the day at $47.45 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $47.54. Other companies within the Financial sector that declined today were:
), down 12.3%,
), down 11.3%,
), down 8.7% and
), down 6.6%.
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Digital Realty Trust, Inc., a real estate investment trust (REIT), through its controlling interest in Digital Realty Trust, L.P., engages in the ownership, acquisition, development, redevelopment, and management of technology-related real estate. Digital Realty has a market cap of $6.0 billion and is part of the real estate industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.9, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 30.0% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Digital Realty a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including poor profit margins and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself.
- You can view the full Digital Realty Ratings Report.
On the positive front,
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), up 13.3%,
), up 13.2% and
), up 10.0% , were all gainers within the financial sector with
) being today's featured financial sector leader.
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