Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated (NYSE:HR) declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, November 1st, Wall Street Journal reports. Shareholders of record on Thursday, November 16th will be given a dividend of 0.30 per share by the real estate investment trust on Thursday, November 30th. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.64%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, November 15th.

Healthcare Realty Trust has a payout ratio of 76.4% indicating that its dividend is currently covered by earnings, but may not be in the future if the company’s earnings fall. Equities research analysts expect Healthcare Realty Trust to earn $1.68 per share next year, which means the company should continue to be able to cover its $1.20 annual dividend with an expected future payout ratio of 71.4%.

Healthcare Realty Trust (HR) opened at $32.97 on Tuesday. The company has a quick ratio of 2.82, a current ratio of 2.82 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.63. Healthcare Realty Trust has a 1-year low of $27.51 and a 1-year high of $36.25. The company has a market cap of $4,075.16, a PE ratio of 20.78, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 5.19 and a beta of 0.32.

Healthcare Realty Trust (NYSE:HR) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, November 1st. The real estate investment trust reported $0.38 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.39 by ($0.01). Healthcare Realty Trust had a net margin of 26.70% and a return on equity of 6.62%. The firm had revenue of $106.95 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $108.97 million. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.39 earnings per share. Healthcare Realty Trust’s quarterly revenue was up 3.2% compared to the same quarter last year. equities research analysts predict that Healthcare Realty Trust will post 1.57 earnings per share for the current year.

Several research firms have commented on HR. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Healthcare Realty Trust from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, September 13th. Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Healthcare Realty Trust in a report on Friday, August 4th. Jefferies Group LLC reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $34.00 price target (down from $36.00) on shares of Healthcare Realty Trust in a report on Thursday, August 10th. Mizuho reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $35.00 price target on shares of Healthcare Realty Trust in a report on Friday, October 27th. Finally, BidaskClub raised shares of Healthcare Realty Trust from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, August 19th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Healthcare Realty Trust currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $33.29.

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In other Healthcare Realty Trust news, Director John Knox Singleton bought 3,074 shares of Healthcare Realty Trust stock in a transaction on Friday, November 10th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $32.55 per share, with a total value of $100,058.70. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. Insiders own 1.85% of the company’s stock.

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.

Dividend History for Healthcare Realty Trust (NYSE:HR)

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