Healthcare Realty Trust Inc (NYSE:HR) has earned an average rating of “Hold” from the eleven research firms that are currently covering the stock, Marketbeat reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating on the company. The average twelve-month price objective among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $32.43.
A number of research firms have recently weighed in on HR. Zacks Investment Research cut Healthcare Realty Trust from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 31st. BMO Capital Markets cut Healthcare Realty Trust from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating and set a $33.00 price objective for the company. in a research report on Tuesday, January 9th. KeyCorp reissued an “equal weight” rating on shares of Healthcare Realty Trust in a research report on Friday, December 22nd. SunTrust Banks set a $30.00 price objective on Healthcare Realty Trust and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, February 15th. Finally, Mizuho reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $29.00 price objective on shares of Healthcare Realty Trust in a research report on Friday, February 23rd.
In other Healthcare Realty Trust news, EVP John M. Bryant, Jr. sold 6,638 shares of Healthcare Realty Trust stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, December 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $32.38, for a total transaction of $214,938.44. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now owns 176,812 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $5,725,172.56. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, EVP Robert E. Hull sold 1,495 shares of Healthcare Realty Trust stock in a transaction dated Monday, December 18th. The stock was sold at an average price of $33.87, for a total value of $50,635.65. Following the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 94,796 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $3,210,740.52. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last ninety days, insiders have sold 16,847 shares of company stock valued at $551,491. 1.85% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.
Shares of Healthcare Realty Trust (NYSE:HR) traded up $0.34 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $26.89. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 682,761 shares, compared to its average volume of 879,351. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.72, a current ratio of 0.09 and a quick ratio of 0.09. The company has a market cap of $3,347.61, a PE ratio of 128.62, a PEG ratio of 4.06 and a beta of 0.20. Healthcare Realty Trust has a 1-year low of $26.27 and a 1-year high of $36.25.
Healthcare Realty Trust (NYSE:HR) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, February 14th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.38 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.39 by ($0.01). The company had revenue of $107.70 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $109.91 million. Healthcare Realty Trust had a net margin of 5.44% and a return on equity of 1.33%. The firm’s revenue was up 2.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.41 EPS. analysts forecast that Healthcare Realty Trust will post 1.65 EPS for the current year.
The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, March 6th. Stockholders of record on Friday, February 23rd will be given a $0.30 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 22nd. This represents a $1.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.46%. Healthcare Realty Trust’s payout ratio is 571.43%.
About Healthcare Realty Trust
Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated is a self-managed and self-administered real estate investment trust. The Company owns, leases, manages, acquires, finances, develops and redevelops real estate properties associated primarily with the delivery of outpatient healthcare services across the United States.
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