DLR Stock Overview
Digital Realty supports the world's leading enterprises and service providers by delivering the full spectrum of data center, colocation and interconnection solutions.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$154.95|
|52 Week High||US$178.22|
|52 Week Low||US$124.65|
|1 Month Change||-8.75%|
|3 Month Change||-1.13%|
|1 Year Change||10.32%|
|3 Year Change||48.75%|
|5 Year Change||45.59%|
|Change since IPO||1,191.25%|
Recent News & Updates
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|DLR||US REITs||US Market|
Return vs Industry: DLR underperformed the US REITs industry which returned 24% over the past year.
Return vs Market: DLR exceeded the US Market which returned 4.2% over the past year.
|DLR Average Weekly Movement||3.1%|
|REITs Industry Average Movement||4.1%|
|Market Average Movement||6.7%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||15.5%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||2.4%|
Stable Share Price: DLR is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: DLR's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Digital Realty supports the world's leading enterprises and service providers by delivering the full spectrum of data center, colocation and interconnection solutions. PlatformDIGITALR, the company's global data center platform, provides customers a trusted foundation and proven Pervasive Datacenter Architecture PDxTM solution methodology for scaling digital business and efficiently managing data gravity challenges. Digital Realty's global data center footprint gives customers access to the connected communities that matter to them with more than 284 facilities in 48 metros across 23 countries on six continents.
Digital Realty Trust Fundamentals Summary
|DLR fundamental statistics|
Is DLR overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|DLR income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$1.73b|
Last Reported Earnings
Sep 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
Feb 17, 2022
|Earnings per share (EPS)||2.30|
|Net Profit Margin||15.13%|
How did DLR perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
3.0%Current Dividend Yield
Is Digital Realty Trust undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: DLR ($154.95) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($230.96)
Significantly Below Fair Value: DLR is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: DLR is poor value based on its PE Ratio (67.3x) compared to the US REITs industry average (43.7x).
PE vs Market: DLR is poor value based on its PE Ratio (67.3x) compared to the US market (16.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: DLR is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (14x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: DLR is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.7x) compared to the US REITs industry average (2x).
How is Digital Realty Trust forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 17 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: DLR's forecast earnings growth (4.8% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: DLR's earnings (4.8% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (13% per year).
High Growth Earnings: DLR's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: DLR's revenue (6.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: DLR's revenue (6.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: DLR's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (5.6%).
How has Digital Realty Trust performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: DLR has a large one-off gain of $277.8M impacting its September 30 2021 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: DLR's current net profit margins (15.1%) are higher than last year (15.1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: DLR's earnings have grown by 18.4% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: DLR's earnings growth over the past year (24.9%) exceeds its 5-year average (18.4% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: DLR earnings growth over the past year (24.9%) underperformed the REITs industry 30.5%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: DLR's Return on Equity (4%) is considered low.
How is Digital Realty Trust's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: DLR's short term assets ($1.3B) do not cover its short term liabilities ($1.7B).
Long Term Liabilities: DLR's short term assets ($1.3B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($16.4B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: DLR's net debt to equity ratio (78.5%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: DLR's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 115.9% to 79.1% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: DLR's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (12.6%).
Interest Coverage: DLR's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (2.9x coverage).
What is Digital Realty Trust current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: DLR's dividend (2.99%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.37%).
High Dividend: DLR's dividend (2.99%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.6%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: DLR's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: DLR's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: At its current payout ratio (76.2%), DLR's payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: DLR's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (69% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Bill Stein (67 yo)
Mr. Arthur William Stein, also known as Bill, J.D., has been the Chief Executive Officer at Digital Realty Trust Inc. since November 2014. Mr. Stein also served as the Chief Financial Officer of Digital Re...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Bill's total compensation ($USD16.38M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.47M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Bill's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: DLR's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.1 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: DLR's board of directors are considered experienced (5.4 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: DLR insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Digital Realty Trust, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Digital Realty Trust, Inc.
- Ticker: DLR
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 2004
- Industry: Specialized REITs
- Sector: Real Estate
- Implied Market Cap: US$44.979b
- Market Cap: US$43.973b
- Shares outstanding: 290.28m
- Website: https://www.digitalrealty.com
Number of Employees
- Digital Realty Trust, Inc.
- 5707 Southwest Parkway
- Building 1, Suite 275
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/01/23 23:08|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/01/21 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.