ProShare Advisors LLC Purchases 900 Shares of Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated (NYSE:HR)

ProShare Advisors LLC lifted its position in Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated (NYSE:HR) by 1.3% in the 2nd quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The institutional investor owned 68,553 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after buying an additional 900 shares during the quarter. ProShare Advisors LLC’s holdings in Healthcare Realty Trust were worth $2,070,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in HR. Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD boosted its position in Healthcare Realty Trust by 0.7% during the first quarter. Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD now owns 5,713,944 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $173,247,000 after purchasing an additional 41,948 shares during the period. Principal Financial Group Inc. boosted its position in Healthcare Realty Trust by 2.4% during the second quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. now owns 5,539,198 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $167,285,000 after purchasing an additional 128,719 shares during the period. JPMorgan Chase & Co. boosted its position in Healthcare Realty Trust by 14.9% during the first quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 4,329,163 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $131,260,000 after purchasing an additional 560,677 shares during the period. Nuance Investments LLC boosted its position in Healthcare Realty Trust by 30.9% during the second quarter. Nuance Investments LLC now owns 4,208,036 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $127,083,000 after purchasing an additional 992,620 shares during the period. Finally, Bank of New York Mellon Corp boosted its position in Healthcare Realty Trust by 5.4% during the second quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 4,004,088 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $120,924,000 after purchasing an additional 205,551 shares during the period. 94.50% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Shares of HR stock opened at $32.29 on Thursday. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $30.53 and a 200-day moving average of $30.90. The company has a quick ratio of 0.25, a current ratio of 0.25 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.78. The firm has a market cap of $4.70 billion, a PE ratio of 119.60 and a beta of 0.58. Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated has a 12 month low of $27.18 and a 12 month high of $34.01.

Healthcare Realty Trust (NYSE:HR) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, August 4th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.16 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.43 by ($0.27). The firm had revenue of $131.42 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $132.29 million. Healthcare Realty Trust had a net margin of 7.70% and a return on equity of 1.99%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 6.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.42 earnings per share. As a group, equities analysts predict that Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated will post 1.72 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, August 31st. Investors of record on Monday, August 16th were paid a $0.3025 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, August 13th. This represents a $1.21 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.75%. Healthcare Realty Trust’s payout ratio is 73.33%.

In related news, EVP John M. Bryant, Jr. sold 2,896 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, September 23rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $31.01, for a total value of $89,804.96. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Corporate insiders own 0.90% of the company’s stock.

A number of equities research analysts have issued reports on HR shares. Morgan Stanley upped their target price on Healthcare Realty Trust from $31.00 to $33.00 and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 29th. TheStreet lowered Healthcare Realty Trust from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a report on Monday, August 9th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Healthcare Realty Trust from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, August 5th. Finally, Raymond James lowered Healthcare Realty Trust from a “strong-buy” rating to a “market perform” rating in a report on Friday, August 20th. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company. According to MarketBeat, the stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $32.80.

Healthcare Realty Trust Company Profile

Healthcare Realty Trust, Inc is a real estate investment trust. It owns, leases, manages, acquires, finances, develops, and redevelops income-producing real estate properties associated primarily with the delivery of outpatient healthcare services throughout the United States of America. The company was founded by David R.

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