Healthcare Realty Trust (NYSE: HR) recently received a number of ratings updates from brokerages and research firms:

  • 9/12/2016 – Healthcare Realty Trust was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating. According to Zacks, “Healthcare Realty Trust is a real estate investment trust that integrates owning, managing and developing income-producing real estate properties associated with the delivery of healthcare services throughout the United States. “
  • 9/9/2016 – Healthcare Realty Trust had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald.
  • 9/5/2016 – Healthcare Realty Trust was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “Healthcare Realty Trust is a real estate investment trust that integrates owning, managing and developing income-producing real estate properties associated with the delivery of healthcare services throughout the United States. “
  • 9/4/2016 – Healthcare Realty Trust had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Wells Fargo & Co..
  • 8/25/2016 – Healthcare Realty Trust is now covered by analysts at BTIG Research. They set a “neutral” rating on the stock.
  • 8/23/2016 – Healthcare Realty Trust was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating. According to Zacks, “Healthcare Realty Trust is a real estate investment trust that integrates owning, managing and developing income-producing real estate properties associated with the delivery of healthcare services throughout the United States. “
  • 8/22/2016 – Healthcare Realty Trust had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at RBC Capital Markets.
  • 8/15/2016 – Healthcare Realty Trust was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “Healthcare Realty Trust is a real estate investment trust that integrates owning, managing and developing income-producing real estate properties associated with the delivery of healthcare services throughout the United States. “
  • 8/8/2016 – Healthcare Realty Trust had its price target raised by analysts at Mizuho from $29.00 to $34.00. They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock.
  • 8/4/2016 – Healthcare Realty Trust had its price target raised by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus from $34.00 to $36.00. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 7/26/2016 – Healthcare Realty Trust was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating. According to Zacks, “Healthcare Realty Trust is a real estate investment trust that integrates owning, managing and developing income-producing real estate properties associated with the delivery of healthcare services throughout the United States. “

Shares of Healthcare Realty Trust Inc. (NYSE:HR) traded down 0.430% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $33.555. The company had a trading volume of 274,804 shares. Healthcare Realty Trust Inc. has a 12 month low of $24.05 and a 12 month high of $36.60. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $34.96 and a 200 day moving average price of $32.88. The firm has a market capitalization of $3.89 billion, a P/E ratio of 50.459 and a beta of 0.48.

Healthcare Realty Trust (NYSE:HR) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, August 3rd. The real estate investment trust reported $0.42 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.40 by $0.02. Healthcare Realty Trust had a return on equity of 4.50% and a net margin of 16.95%. The company had revenue of $102.60 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $101.05 million. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.39 EPS. The company’s revenue was up 6.1% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities research analysts forecast that Healthcare Realty Trust Inc. will post $1.65 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, August 31st. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, August 17th were paid a $0.30 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Monday, August 15th. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.56%. Healthcare Realty Trust’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 179.10%.

In other Healthcare Realty Trust news, Director Nancy H. Agee purchased 1,100 shares of Healthcare Realty Trust stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, September 13th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $33.68 per share, with a total value of $37,048.00. Following the acquisition, the director now directly owns 3,555 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $119,732.40. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, Director Charles Raymond Fernandez sold 5,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 29th. The shares were sold at an average price of $35.06, for a total value of $175,300.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 13,583 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $476,219.98. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 1.65% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated is a self-managed and self-administered real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company owns, acquires, manages, finances and develops real estate properties associated primarily with the delivery of outpatient healthcare services across the United States. It provides property management services for approximately 140 healthcare-related properties, totaling over 9.8 million square feet.

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