Northwestern Mutual Investment Management Company LLC lowered its holdings in shares of Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated (NYSE:HR) by 2.9% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 19,476 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 590 shares during the quarter. Northwestern Mutual Investment Management Company LLC’s holdings in Healthcare Realty Trust were worth $681,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Other hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Pacad Investment Ltd. lifted its holdings in shares of Healthcare Realty Trust by 41.2% in the 2nd quarter. Pacad Investment Ltd. now owns 4,800 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $164,000 after acquiring an additional 1,400 shares during the last quarter. Huntington National Bank lifted its holdings in shares of Healthcare Realty Trust by 36.7% in the 2nd quarter. Huntington National Bank now owns 5,193 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $177,000 after acquiring an additional 1,393 shares during the last quarter. Neuberger Berman Group LLC bought a new stake in shares of Healthcare Realty Trust in the 1st quarter worth about $202,000. Cim Investment Mangement Inc. bought a new stake in shares of Healthcare Realty Trust in the 1st quarter worth about $210,000. Finally, Bank of Montreal Can lifted its holdings in shares of Healthcare Realty Trust by 1.3% in the 2nd quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 6,466 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $221,000 after acquiring an additional 84 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 92.11% of the company’s stock.

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Several equities research analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. Mizuho restated a “neutral” rating on shares of Healthcare Realty Trust in a report on Wednesday, June 28th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Healthcare Realty Trust from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, June 16th. Jefferies Group LLC lowered shares of Healthcare Realty Trust from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $36.00 target price for the company. in a report on Thursday, June 15th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Healthcare Realty Trust from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, June 14th. Finally, Cantor Fitzgerald raised their target price on shares of Healthcare Realty Trust from $35.00 to $38.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, June 12th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Healthcare Realty Trust currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $32.60.

In other Healthcare Realty Trust news, Director John Knox Singleton purchased 3,450 shares of Healthcare Realty Trust stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 15th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $31.88 per share, with a total value of $109,986.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 17,693 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $564,052.84. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. 1.85% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated (HR) opened at 33.72 on Monday. Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated has a 1-year low of $26.66 and a 1-year high of $36.25. The company has a 50-day moving average of $32.91 and a 200 day moving average of $33.00. The stock has a market cap of $3.93 billion, a P/E ratio of 32.42 and a beta of 0.30.

Healthcare Realty Trust (NYSE:HR) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 2nd. The real estate investment trust reported $0.39 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.40 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $105.20 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $105.67 million. Healthcare Realty Trust had a return on equity of 7.38% and a net margin of 28.98%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 2.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.42 EPS. Analysts predict that Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated will post $0.71 EPS for the current year.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, August 31st. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 11th were given a dividend of $0.30 per share. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, August 9th. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.56%. Healthcare Realty Trust’s dividend payout ratio is presently 114.29%.

Healthcare Realty Trust Profile

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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