Healthcare Realty Trust Inc. (NYSE:HR)’s share price traded down 1.3% during mid-day trading on Tuesday . The company traded as low as $35.31 and last traded at $35.39, with a volume of 288,757 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $35.84.

HR has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. Cantor Fitzgerald initiated coverage on Healthcare Realty Trust in a research note on Thursday, June 23rd. They issued a “hold” rating and a $37.00 target price on the stock. JMP Securities downgraded Healthcare Realty Trust from a “market perform” rating to an “underperform” rating and set a $29.00 target price on the stock. in a research note on Wednesday, June 22nd. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Healthcare Realty Trust from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, May 30th. Stifel Nicolaus boosted their target price on Healthcare Realty Trust from $31.00 to $34.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, May 5th. Finally, Cowen and Company upgraded Healthcare Realty Trust from an “underperform” rating to a “market perform” rating and set a $29.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, March 23rd. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company. Healthcare Realty Trust currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $31.25.

The company’s 50-day moving average is $33.48 and its 200-day moving average is $30.59. The stock has a market cap of $3.71 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 48.48.

Healthcare Realty Trust (NYSE:HR) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May 4th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.41 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.41. The firm had revenue of $100 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $99.49 million. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 3.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.38 earnings per share. Analysts expect that Healthcare Realty Trust Inc. will post $1.64 EPS for the current year.

In other news, CAO Amanda L. Callaway sold 1,173 shares of Healthcare Realty Trust stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, June 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $33.50, for a total transaction of $39,295.50. Following the completion of the sale, the chief accounting officer now directly owns 4,733 shares in the company, valued at approximately $158,555.50. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link.

Several hedge funds and institutional investors recently modified their holdings of HR. Nationwide Fund Advisors increased its position in shares of Healthcare Realty Trust by 0.8% in the fourth quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors now owns 90,194 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $2,554,000 after buying an additional 723 shares during the last quarter. Comerica Bank increased its position in shares of Healthcare Realty Trust by 1.6% in the fourth quarter. Comerica Bank now owns 102,873 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $2,915,000 after buying an additional 1,573 shares during the last quarter. California State Teachers Retirement System increased its position in shares of Healthcare Realty Trust by 1.6% in the fourth quarter. California State Teachers Retirement System now owns 186,012 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $5,268,000 after buying an additional 2,959 shares during the last quarter. Rhumbline Advisers increased its position in shares of Healthcare Realty Trust by 3.4% in the fourth quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 167,286 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $4,738,000 after buying an additional 5,535 shares during the last quarter. Finally, ProShare Advisors LLC increased its position in shares of Healthcare Realty Trust by 21.9% in the fourth quarter. ProShare Advisors LLC now owns 53,476 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $1,514,000 after buying an additional 9,599 shares during the last quarter.

Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated (Healthcare Realty) is a self-managed and self-administered real estate investment trust. The Company owns, 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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