Perpetual Ltd raised its stake in Healthcare Realty Trust Inc (NYSE:HR) by 17.5% during the 1st quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 135,511 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after purchasing an additional 20,211 shares during the period. Perpetual Ltd’s holdings in Healthcare Realty Trust were worth $4,396,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.
Other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund grew its position in Healthcare Realty Trust by 2,744.0% in the 4th quarter. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund now owns 1,402,433 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $49,000 after buying an additional 1,353,121 shares during the last quarter. Ffcm LLC grew its position in Healthcare Realty Trust by 150.6% in the 4th quarter. Ffcm LLC now owns 4,712 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $134,000 after buying an additional 2,832 shares during the last quarter. Quadrant Capital Group LLC grew its position in Healthcare Realty Trust by 1,297.2% in the 1st quarter. Quadrant Capital Group LLC now owns 4,415 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $140,000 after buying an additional 4,099 shares during the last quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. grew its position in Healthcare Realty Trust by 12.1% in the 4th quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 5,370 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $153,000 after buying an additional 578 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Quantamental Technologies LLC purchased a new position in Healthcare Realty Trust in the 4th quarter valued at $171,000. Institutional investors own 97.56% of the company’s stock.
A number of research firms have commented on HR. Morgan Stanley set a $31.00 target price on Healthcare Realty Trust and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, March 28th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Healthcare Realty Trust from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Saturday, April 13th. Raymond James raised Healthcare Realty Trust from a “mkt perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $34.00 target price for the company in a report on Monday. TheStreet downgraded Healthcare Realty Trust from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a report on Monday, May 6th. Finally, ValuEngine downgraded Healthcare Realty Trust from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, April 16th. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the stock. Healthcare Realty Trust presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $31.75.
Healthcare Realty Trust (NYSE:HR) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May 1st. The real estate investment trust reported $0.39 EPS for the quarter, hitting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.39. The firm had revenue of $112.66 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $114.57 million. Healthcare Realty Trust had a return on equity of 3.73% and a net margin of 14.52%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up .5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.40 EPS. On average, analysts expect that Healthcare Realty Trust Inc will post 1.59 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, May 30th. Investors of record on Wednesday, May 15th will be given a dividend of $0.30 per share. This represents a $1.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.86%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, May 14th. Healthcare Realty Trust’s dividend payout ratio is presently 76.43%.
Healthcare Realty Trust Profile
Healthcare Realty Trust is a real estate investment trust that integrates owning, managing, financing and developing income-producing real estate properties associated primarily with the delivery of outpatient healthcare services throughout the United States. As of December 31, 2018, the Company owned 199 real estate properties in 27 states totaling 14.8 million square feet and was valued at approximately $4.9 billion.
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