Digital Realty Trust Inc

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DLR : NYSE : Financial
$115.88 up 1.04 | 0.91%
Today's Range: 114.45 - 116.63
Avg. Daily Volume: 1013400.0
05/22/17 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis

DIGITAL REALTY TRUST INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has increased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company managed to grow both sales and net income at a faster pace than the average competitor in its industry this quarter as compared to the same quarter a year ago.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 14.17% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)556.04507.65
EBITDA ($mil)0.00.0
EBIT ($mil)142.76121.57
Net Income ($mil)83.5461.55

Balance Sheet Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)25.450.73
Total Assets ($mil)12329.5511421.98
Total Debt ($mil)6201.336156.73
Equity ($mil)5031.464406.8

Profitability Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Gross Profit Margin25.6723.95
EBITDA Margin0.00.0
Operating Margin25.6723.95
Sales Turnover0.180.16
Return on Assets3.632.08
Return on Equity7.343.5
Debt Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Current Ratio0.00.0
Interest Expense60.0661.08
Interest Coverage2.381.99

Share Data Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)159.54146.8
Div / share0.930.88
Book value / share31.5430.02
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1034376.01377123.0


BUY. DIGITAL REALTY TRUST INC's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 51.52 for the Equity Real Estate Investment Trusts REITs industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.02. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.64 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 3.00 and a premium versus the industry average of 3.57. The current price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average and above the industry average, indicating a premium.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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premium   discount
DLR 49.00 Peers 51.52   DLR 19.47 Peers 18.90

Average. An average P/E ratio can signify an industry neutral price for a stock and an average growth expectation.

DLR is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.


Average. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

DLR is trading at a valuation on par to its peers.

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  Price to
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premium   discount
DLR 58.50 Peers 62.39   DLR NM Peers 4.87

Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.

DLR is trading at a premium to its peers.


Neutral. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.

DLR's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.

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  Earnings Growth
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lower   higher
DLR 3.64 Peers 3.57   DLR 107.07 Peers 33.31

Average. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

DLR is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.


Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

DLR is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

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  Sales Growth
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premium   discount
DLR 8.30 Peers 7.95   DLR 17.49 Peers 9.98

Average. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.

DLR is trading at a valuation on par with its industry on this measurement.


Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.

DLR has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.



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