Digital Realty Trust Inc

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DLR : NYSE : Financial
$92.24 up 2.5 | 2.8%
Today's Range: 90.12 - 92.49
Avg. Daily Volume: 1760300.0
12/07/16 - 3:59 PM ET

Financial Analysis

DIGITAL REALTY TRUST INC's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown sales and net income significantly, outpacing the average growth rates of competitors within its industry.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has greatly increased by 29.11% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)550.8439.8
EBITDA ($mil)0.00.0
EBIT ($mil)120.26108.08
Net Income ($mil)219.1956.98

Balance Sheet Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)48.1335.5
Total Assets ($mil)12299.049501.01
Total Debt ($mil)6024.994748.58
Equity ($mil)5158.723995.48

Profitability Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Gross Profit Margin21.8324.57
EBITDA Margin0.00.0
Operating Margin21.8324.57
Sales Turnover0.170.18
Return on Assets2.562.93
Return on Equity4.355.13
Debt Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Current Ratio0.00.0
Interest Expense66.8350.53
Interest Coverage1.82.14

Share Data Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)158.93135.84
Div / share0.880.85
Book value / share32.4629.41
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1688679.01699050.0


BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 53.46 for the Equity Real Estate Investment Trusts REITs industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.16. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.70 indicates valuation on par with the S&P 500 average of 2.79 and a discount versus the industry average of 3.53. The price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but well below the industry average.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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DLR 61.22 Peers 53.46   DLR 16.02 Peers 17.50

Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.

DLR is trading at a premium to 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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DLR 57.22 Peers 55.01   DLR NM Peers 3.14

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 significant 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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DLR 2.70 Peers 3.53   DLR -4.67 Peers 57.55

Discount. 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 discount to its peers.


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

However, DLR is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

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  Sales Growth
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DLR 6.69 Peers 7.48   DLR 23.07 Peers 15.66

Discount. 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 discount to 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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