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QTS Realty Trust (QTS) Company Profile

Updated Mar 8, 2019
QTS Realty Trust has the following business profile:
Company's Full Name:QTS Realty Trust, Inc.
Short Name:QTS Realty Trust
Trading Ticker Symbol:QTS
Primary Exchange:NYSE
Headquarter City/Country:Overland Park, KS
Primary Industry Sector:Consumer Services
Seconday Sub-sector:Real Estate Investment Trusts
Main Business Areas: Industrial REIT, REIT, Consumer Services, Real Estate Investment Trusts, REITs, Real Estate
Dividend Payments:Dividend History

Market and Trading Information for QTS Realty Trust

The following details were available for trading and market data about the stock of QTS Realty Trust as of writing:
Current Share Price:$41.55
Previous Year's Closing Price:$37.05
Percentage Price Change (YTD):12.15%
Market Cap:$2.57 billion
52-week Price Range:$33.47 - $46.69
Dividend Per Share:$1.64
EPS (TTM):0.44
Price-Earnings (Trailing):0
Price-Earnings (Forward):166.2

Company Profile and Business Description for QTS Realty Trust

QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (QTS), incorporated on May 17, 2013, is a provider of secure, compliant data center solutions, hybrid cloud and fully managed services. The Company owns, develops and operates carrier-neutral and multi-tenant data centers. Its data centers are facilities that house the network and computer equipment of multiple customers and provide access to a range of communications carriers. The Company has an integrated platform through which it owns and operates its data centers and provides a range of information technology (IT) infrastructure solutions. The Company's spectrum of core data center products is referred to as 3Cs, which consists of Custom Data Center (C1), Colocation (C2), and Cloud and Managed Services (C3). The Company's 3C integrated technology platform provides information technology solutions for Web and information technology applications. The Company's data centers facilities are used by its customers to house, power and cool the networking equipment and computer systems that support their business processes. Its customers include financial institutions, healthcare companies, government agencies, communications service providers, software companies and Internet companies.

The Company's Atlanta, Georgia facility, or Atlanta-Metro, is its data center based on total operating net rentable square feet (NRSF). As of December 31, 2016, the property consisted of approximately 969,000 gross square feet with approximately 821,000 total operating NRSF, including approximately 453,000 raised floor operating NRSF. As of December 31, 2016, an on-site Georgia Power substation supplied 72 megawatts (MW) of utility power to the facility, which is backed up by diesel generators, and the facility had 120 MW of transformer capacity. The facility also includes a small amount of private Class A office space. As of December 31, 2016, the facility was approximately 94% occupied by 227 customers across its 3Cs product offerings. As of December 31, 2016, its Suwanee, Georgia, or Atlanta-Suwanee, facility consisted of approximately 370,000 gross square feet, and as of December 31, 2016 it had approximately 321,000 total operating NRSF, including approximately 206,000 raised floor operating NRSF. As of December 31, 2016, Georgia Power supplied 36 MW of utility power to the facility, which was backed up by diesel generators. The facility also contains a small amount of Class A private office space and its operating service center, which provides round the clock support to all of its customers and data centers. As of December 31, 2016, the facility was approximately 80% occupied by 335 customers.

As of December 31, 2016, the Company's Richmond, Virginia data center was situated on an approximately 220-acre site consisting of three buildings available for data center redevelopment, each with two to three floors, and an administrative building that also has space available for data center redevelopment. As of December 31, 2016, the data center had approximately 1.3 million gross square feet with approximately 397,000 total operating NRSF, including approximately 167,000 of raised floor operating NRSF. As of December 31, 2016, it owned undeveloped land on the site, approximately 29 acres, of which approximately 324,000 NRSF would be raised floor. As of December 31, 2016, the facility was approximately 97% occupied by 56 customers.

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