Jefferies reported on Thursday that it was maintaining a “Hold” rating on the California-based self-storage REIT, Public Storage (PSA), but went on to lower its price target for the company.Omotayo Okusanya, an analyst with the firm, cited that because the company’s portfolio of storage locations was virtually full, there was limited growth potential. Furthermore, Okusanya went on to comment about how Public Storage will have a hard time growing earnings even via acquisitions given its current size. As such, Jefferies reiterated a “Hold” rating on the stock and lowered its price target from $165 to $160 a share.
Public Storage shares inched lower on Thursday, shedding .85% on the day. The stock is up over 4.4% YTD.