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Shares of Healthcare Realty Trust (NYSE:HR) hit a new 52-week low during mid-day trading on Thursday, American Banking News reports. The stock traded as low as $20.85 and last traded at $21.12, with a volume of 227,855 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $21.31.

Separately, analysts at BMO Capital Markets cut their price target on shares of Healthcare Realty Trust from $27.00 to $25.00 in a research note to investors on Wednesday, November 6th. They now have a “market perform” rating on the stock. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and four have issued a hold rating to the stock. Healthcare Realty Trust currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $24.40.

In other Healthcare Realty Trust news, Director Batey Gresham, Jr. sold 4,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, December 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $21.24, for a total value of $84,960.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 10,797 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $229,328. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link.

Healthcare Realty Trust has a 52-week low of $20.91 and a 52-week high of $30.59. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $21.79 and its 200-day moving average is $23.59. The company’s market cap is $2.034 billion.

Healthcare Realty Trust (NYSE:HR) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, October 30th. The company reported $0.32 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.33 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $84.76 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $84.74 million. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.33 earnings per share. Healthcare Realty Trust’s revenue was up 10.2% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts predict that Healthcare Realty Trust will post $1.30 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated (NYSE:HR) is a self-managed and self-administered real estate investment trust (REIT) that owns, acquires, manages, finances and develops income-producing real estate properties associated with the delivery of outpatient healthcare services throughout the United States.

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