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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.01
DLR's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
58% of the 809 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 0.05 vs. DLR: 0.01 )
DLR' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.01

Equity to Asset 0.42
DLR's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
62% of the 822 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. DLR: 0.42 )
DLR' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 0.48
Current: 0.42

0.17
0.48
Interest Coverage 2.02
DLR's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
68% of the 683 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 2.61 vs. DLR: 2.02 )
DLR' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.76   Max: 2.67
Current: 2.02

0.76
2.67
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.13
M-Score: -2.99
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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industry
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Operating margin (%) 22.89
DLR's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 839 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 41.36 vs. DLR: 22.89 )
DLR' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 18.28   Max: 43.76
Current: 22.89

18.28
43.76
Net-margin (%) 18.21
DLR's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 840 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 33.25 vs. DLR: 18.21 )
DLR' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -0.24   Max: 27.68
Current: 18.21

-0.24
27.68
ROE (%) 7.50
DLR's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 849 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 6.61 vs. DLR: 7.50 )
DLR' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 2.84   Max: 14.4
Current: 7.5

2.84
14.4
ROA (%) 2.97
DLR's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 854 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 2.95 vs. DLR: 2.97 )
DLR' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 4.44
Current: 2.97

0.61
4.44
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 4.36
DLR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 761 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. DLR: 4.36 )
DLR' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 4.13   Max: 9.98
Current: 4.36

4.13
9.98
Revenue Growth (%) 4.80
DLR's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 657 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: -0.90 vs. DLR: 4.80 )
DLR' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 16.8
Current: 4.8

0
16.8
EBITDA Growth (%) 9.20
DLR's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 582 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. DLR: 9.20 )
DLR' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 21.3
Current: 9.2

0
21.3
EPS Growth (%) 46.10
DLR's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 478 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: -2.90 vs. DLR: 46.10 )
DLR' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 157.1
Current: 46.1

0
157.1
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

DLR Guru Trades in Q4 2013

John Paulson 2,321,300 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 1,124,962 sh (+9.48%)
Chris Davis Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Scott Black Sold Out
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Q1 2014

DLR Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Chris Davis 3,972 sh (New)
Kyle Bass 1,021,150 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 18,496 sh (New)
Brian Rogers 2,250,000 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 1,165,749 sh (+3.63%)
John Paulson 1,653,315 sh (-28.78%)
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Q2 2014

DLR Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Louis Moore Bacon 475,000 sh (New)
Brian Rogers 2,250,000 sh (unchged)
Chris Davis Sold Out
Kyle Bass Sold Out
John Paulson Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 611,627 sh (-47.53%)
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Q3 2014

DLR Guru Trades in Q3 2014

John Hussman 125,000 sh (New)
Chris Davis 82,876 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 550,000 sh (+15.79%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 611,437 sh (-0.03%)
Brian Rogers 2,150,000 sh (-4.44%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with DLR

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
John Hussman 2014-09-30 New Buy0.67%$58.17 - $67.54 $ 65.653%125000
Chris Davis 2014-09-30 New Buy0.02%$58.17 - $67.54 $ 65.653%82876
John Paulson 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.43%$51.68 - $59.33 $ 65.6517%0
Chris Davis 2014-06-30 Sold Out $51.68 - $59.33 $ 65.6517%0
Brian Rogers 2014-03-31 New Buy0.43%$48.96 - $54.94 $ 65.6526%2250000
John Paulson 2014-03-31 Reduce -28.78%0.16%$48.96 - $54.94 $ 65.6526%1653315
Chris Davis 2014-03-31 New Buy$48.96 - $54.94 $ 65.6526%3972
Scott Black 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.7%$44.53 - $58.25 $ 65.6532%0
John Paulson 2013-12-31 New Buy0.56%$44.53 - $58.25 $ 65.6532%2321300
Chris Davis 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.1%$44.53 - $58.25 $ 65.6532%0
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 38.50
DLR's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
67% of the 920 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 26.80 vs. DLR: 38.50 )
DLR' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 21.22   Max: 1143.24
Current: 38.5

21.22
1143.24
P/B 2.95
DLR's P/B is ranked higher than
53% of the 920 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. DLR: 2.95 )
DLR' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.22   Max: 5.23
Current: 2.95

1.22
5.23
P/S 5.46
DLR's P/S is ranked higher than
81% of the 920 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 7.82 vs. DLR: 5.46 )
DLR' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 2.37   Max: 7.4
Current: 5.46

2.37
7.4
EV-to-EBIT 40.40
DLR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
68% of the 920 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 33.35 vs. DLR: 40.40 )
DLR' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 27.4   Max: 53.5
Current: 40.4

27.4
53.5
PEG 3.68
DLR's PEG is ranked higher than
90% of the 920 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. DLR: 3.68 )
DLR' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 2.07   Max: 38.48
Current: 3.68

2.07
38.48
Shiller P/E 49.41
DLR's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
85% of the 920 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. DLR: 49.41 )
DLR' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 39.86   Max: 210.73
Current: 49.41

39.86
210.73
Current Ratio 0.96
DLR's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 769 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. DLR: 0.96 )
DLR' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.74   Max: 2.85
Current: 0.96

0.74
2.85
Quick Ratio 0.96
DLR's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 769 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 0.77 vs. DLR: 0.96 )
DLR' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.74   Max: 2.85
Current: 0.96

0.74
2.85

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 5.06
DLR's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
58% of the 828 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 4.46 vs. DLR: 5.06 )
DLR' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.07   Max: 6.99
Current: 5.06

1.07
6.99
Dividend Payout 1.89
DLR's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
64% of the 920 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. DLR: 1.89 )
DLR' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.74   Max: 10.33
Current: 1.89

0.74
10.33
Dividend growth (3y) 15.60
DLR's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
86% of the 515 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. DLR: 15.60 )
DLR' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 95.7
Current: 15.6

0
95.7
Yield on cost (5-Year) 13.27
DLR's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
91% of the 831 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 4.77 vs. DLR: 13.27 )
DLR' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.73   Max: 17.83
Current: 13.27

2.73
17.83
Share Buyback Rate -14.20
DLR's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
64% of the 619 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: -6.50 vs. DLR: -14.20 )
DLR' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0   Max: -44.4
Current: -14.2

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 3.55
DLR's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
55% of the 920 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. DLR: 3.55 )
DLR' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.4   Max: 6.86
Current: 3.55

1.4
6.86
Price/Median PS Value 1.01
DLR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
81% of the 920 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. DLR: 1.01 )
DLR' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 1.3
Current: 1.01

0.47
1.3
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 4.45
DLR's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 920 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. DLR: 4.45 )
DLR' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 2.35   Max: 11.64
Current: 4.45

2.35
11.64
Price/Graham Number 1.84
DLR's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
69% of the 920 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. DLR: 1.84 )
DLR' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.3   Max: 3.94
Current: 1.84

1.3
3.94
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 2.50
DLR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
65% of the 829 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. DLR: 2.50 )
DLR' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.9   Max: 3.6
Current: 2.5

1.9
3.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -4.65
DLR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
69% of the 520 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. DLR: -4.65 )
DLR' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -21.5   Max: 4.3
Current: -4.65

-21.5
4.3

Business Description

Industry: REITs » REIT - Office
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Traded in other countries:FQI.Germany,
Digital Realty Trust, Inc., is a Maryland corporation, formed on March 9,2004. It completed its initial public offering of common stock on November 3, 2004. It operates as a 'Real Estate Investment Trust'. The Company through its controlling interest in Digital Realty Trust, L.P. 'the Operating Partnership' and the subsidiaries of the Operating Partnership is engaged in the business of owning, acquiring, developing, redeveloping and managing technology-related real estate. Through its operating partnership, at December 31, 2012, it owned 117 properties, excluding three properties held as an investment in an unconsolidated joint venture, of which 92 are located throughout North America, 21 are located in Europe, three are located in Australia and one is located in Asia. Te Company's portfolio is diversified in major markets where corporate datacenter and technology tenants are concentrated, including the Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York Metro, Northern Virginia, Phoenix, San Francisco and Silicon Valley metropolitan areas in the United States, Amsterdam, Dublin, London and Paris markets in Europe and Singapore, Sydney and Melbourne markets in the Asia Pacific region. Is properties contain a total of approximately 21.9 million net rentable square feet, including approximately 2.4 million square feet of space held for development. As of December 31, 2012, its portfolio, excluding space held for development, was approximately 94.4% leased. It competes with numerous developers, owners and operators of real estate and datacenters, many of which own properties similar to them in the same markets in which its properties are located, including DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc., CoreSite Realty Corporation, CyrusOne Inc. and various local developers in the U.S., and Global Switch and various regional operators in Europe, Asia and Australia. Office properties in its submarkets are subject to various laws, ordinances and regulations, including regulations relating to common areas.

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