American Assets Capital Advisers continued to hold its position in Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated (NYSE:HR) during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 120,000 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock at the end of the second quarter. Healthcare Realty Trust accounts for 1.7% of American Assets Capital Advisers’ holdings, making the stock its 24th largest position. American Assets Capital Advisers’ holdings in Healthcare Realty Trust were worth $4,068,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in HR. Bank of Montreal Can increased its position in Healthcare Realty Trust by 1.3% in the second quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 6,466 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $221,000 after buying an additional 84 shares during the period. Northwestern Mutual Investment Management Company LLC increased its position in Healthcare Realty Trust by 0.5% in the first quarter. Northwestern Mutual Investment Management Company LLC now owns 20,066 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $652,000 after buying an additional 96 shares during the period. Stifel Financial Corp increased its position in Healthcare Realty Trust by 1.0% in the first quarter. Stifel Financial Corp now owns 9,648 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $314,000 after buying an additional 100 shares during the period. Capstone Asset Management Co. increased its position in Healthcare Realty Trust by 1.2% in the second quarter. Capstone Asset Management Co. now owns 10,536 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $360,000 after buying an additional 120 shares during the period. Finally, World Asset Management Inc increased its position in Healthcare Realty Trust by 1.9% in the first quarter. World Asset Management Inc now owns 7,184 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $233,000 after buying an additional 134 shares during the period. 96.04% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Shares of Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated (NYSE:HR) opened at 32.83 on Monday. Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated has a 52-week low of $26.66 and a 52-week high of $36.60. The stock has a market cap of $3.83 billion, a PE ratio of 31.57 and a beta of 0.29. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $34.13 and its 200-day moving average price is $32.58.

Healthcare Realty Trust (NYSE:HR) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 2nd. The real estate investment trust reported $0.39 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.40 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $105.20 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $105.67 million. Healthcare Realty Trust had a net margin of 28.98% and a return on equity of 7.38%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 2.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.42 EPS. Analysts expect that Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated will post $0.66 earnings per share for the current year.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, August 31st. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 11th will be issued a dividend of $0.30 per share. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.66%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 9th. Healthcare Realty Trust’s dividend payout ratio is 114.29%.

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Several research firms have recently issued reports on HR. Cantor Fitzgerald lifted their price target on Healthcare Realty Trust from $35.00 to $38.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, June 12th. BidaskClub downgraded Healthcare Realty Trust from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 1st. Mizuho reaffirmed a “neutral” rating on shares of Healthcare Realty Trust in a research note on Wednesday, June 28th. Jefferies Group LLC downgraded Healthcare Realty Trust from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $36.00 price target for the company. in a research note on Thursday, June 15th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus cut their price target on Healthcare Realty Trust from $34.00 to $33.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research note on Tuesday, May 9th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. Healthcare Realty Trust currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $34.80.

In other news, insider John M. Bryant, Jr. sold 20,385 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, May 10th. The stock was sold at an average price of $32.27, for a total transaction of $657,823.95. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 162,241 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $5,235,517.07. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Also, EVP Robert E. Hull sold 1,744 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Monday, May 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $32.45, for a total value of $56,592.80. Following the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 58,174 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,887,746.30. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last ninety days, insiders have sold 29,129 shares of company stock valued at $948,987. 1.85% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

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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