Ameriprise Financial Inc. decreased its holdings in Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated (NYSE:HR) by 3.6% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 385,449 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 14,426 shares during the period. Ameriprise Financial Inc. owned approximately 0.33% of Healthcare Realty Trust worth $13,164,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the company. Neuberger Berman Group LLC increased its stake in shares of Healthcare Realty Trust by 0.7% in the 2nd quarter. Neuberger Berman Group LLC now owns 6,267 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $214,000 after purchasing an additional 46 shares during the last quarter. Teacher Retirement System of Texas increased its stake in shares of Healthcare Realty Trust by 0.7% in the 2nd quarter. Teacher Retirement System of Texas now owns 9,317 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $318,000 after purchasing an additional 66 shares during the last quarter. Bank of Montreal Can increased its stake 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 valued at $221,000 after purchasing an additional 84 shares during the last quarter. Stifel Financial Corp increased its stake in shares of Healthcare Realty Trust by 1.0% in the 1st quarter. Stifel Financial Corp now owns 9,648 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $314,000 after purchasing an additional 100 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Capstone Asset Management Co. increased its stake in shares of Healthcare Realty Trust by 1.2% in the 2nd quarter. Capstone Asset Management Co. now owns 10,536 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $360,000 after purchasing an additional 120 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 92.18% of the company’s stock.

Shares of Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated (HR) opened at 32.18 on Friday. The company has a market cap of $3.75 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 30.94 and a beta of 0.31. Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated has a 12 month low of $26.66 and a 12 month high of $36.25. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $33.02 and its 200-day moving average price is $33.23.

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 (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.40 by ($0.01). Healthcare Realty Trust had a net margin of 28.98% and a return on equity of 7.38%. The company had revenue of $105.20 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $105.67 million. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.42 earnings per share. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 2.5% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts anticipate that Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated will post $0.71 EPS for the current year.

A number of equities research analysts recently weighed in on HR shares. KeyCorp restated a “sell” rating and set a $25.00 price objective on shares of Healthcare Realty Trust in a research report on Tuesday, September 26th. Cantor Fitzgerald boosted their price objective on Healthcare Realty Trust from $35.00 to $38.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, June 12th. Mizuho restated a “neutral” rating on shares of Healthcare Realty Trust in a research report on Wednesday, June 28th. Jefferies Group LLC lowered Healthcare Realty Trust from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $36.00 price objective on the stock. in a research report on Thursday, June 15th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Finally, BMO Capital Markets restated a “buy” rating and set a $34.00 price objective on shares of Healthcare Realty Trust in a research report on Monday, October 2nd. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the stock. Healthcare Realty Trust has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $33.00.

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In related news, Director John Knox Singleton acquired 3,450 shares of Healthcare Realty Trust stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 15th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $31.88 per share, with a total value of $109,986.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the director now owns 17,693 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $564,052.84. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this link. 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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Healthcare Realty Trust (NYSE:HR)

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