Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado cut its holdings in Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated (NYSE:HR) by 7.2% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 27,204 shares of the company’s stock after selling 2,103 shares during the quarter. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado’s holdings in Healthcare Realty Trust were worth $880,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Healthcare Realty Trust in the third quarter valued at approximately $356,000. Honeywell International Inc. grew its position in shares of Healthcare Realty Trust by 27.8% in the third quarter. Honeywell International Inc. now owns 62,263 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,014,000 after purchasing an additional 13,525 shares during the last quarter. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. grew its position in shares of Healthcare Realty Trust by 15.4% in the third quarter. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. now owns 12,473 shares of the company’s stock valued at $403,000 after purchasing an additional 1,665 shares during the last quarter. Aperio Group LLC grew its position in shares of Healthcare Realty Trust by 8.9% in the third quarter. Aperio Group LLC now owns 31,266 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,011,000 after purchasing an additional 2,561 shares during the last quarter. Finally, First Trust Advisors LP grew its position in shares of Healthcare Realty Trust by 6.8% in the third quarter. First Trust Advisors LP now owns 36,680 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,186,000 after purchasing an additional 2,325 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 90.26% of the company’s stock.

In other news, Director John Knox Singleton bought 3,450 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 15th. The shares were purchased at an average price of C$31.88 per share, for a total transaction of C$109,986.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 17,693 shares in the company, valued at C$564,052.84. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. 1.85% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

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HR has been the topic of several research reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Healthcare Realty Trust from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, November 6th. Cantor Fitzgerald reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Healthcare Realty Trust in a research report on Wednesday, August 23rd. KeyCorp reiterated a “sell” rating and issued a $25.00 price target on shares of Healthcare Realty Trust in a research report on Thursday, August 24th. Stifel Nicolaus reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Healthcare Realty Trust in a research report on Friday, August 4th. Finally, BMO Capital Markets reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $34.00 price target on shares of Healthcare Realty Trust in a research report on Thursday, November 2nd. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the stock. Healthcare Realty Trust has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of C$33.29.

Shares of Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated (HR) opened at C$32.63 on Monday. Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated has a 1 year low of C$27.51 and a 1 year high of C$36.25. The stock has a market cap of $4,075.16, a P/E ratio of 20.78, a P/E/G ratio of 5.19 and a beta of 0.32. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.63, a quick ratio of 2.82 and a current ratio of 2.82.

Healthcare Realty Trust (NYSE:HR) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, November 1st. The company reported C$0.38 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of C$0.39 by C($0.01). Healthcare Realty Trust had a return on equity of 6.62% and a net margin of 26.70%. The firm had revenue of C$106.95 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of C$108.97 million. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.39 EPS. The firm’s revenue was up 3.2% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts forecast that Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated will post 1.57 EPS for the current year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, November 30th. Investors of record on Thursday, November 16th will be given a dividend of $0.30 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, November 15th. This represents a $1.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.68%. Healthcare Realty Trust’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 123.71%.

Healthcare Realty Trust Company 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.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Healthcare Realty Trust (NYSE:HR)

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