Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated (NYSE:HR) – Jefferies Group issued their Q1 2018 EPS estimates for shares of Healthcare Realty Trust in a research note issued to investors on Thursday, April 5th. Jefferies Group analyst O. Okusanya forecasts that the real estate investment trust will earn $0.41 per share for the quarter. Jefferies Group also issued estimates for Healthcare Realty Trust’s Q2 2018 earnings at $0.41 EPS, Q3 2018 earnings at $0.40 EPS and Q4 2018 earnings at $0.41 EPS.
Healthcare Realty Trust (NYSE:HR) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February 14th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.38 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.39 by ($0.01). The business had revenue of $107.70 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $109.91 million. Healthcare Realty Trust had a return on equity of 1.33% and a net margin of 5.44%. The business’s revenue was up 2.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.41 EPS.
A number of other equities analysts have also commented on the company. Mizuho reissued a “hold” rating and set a $29.00 price target on shares of Healthcare Realty Trust in a research note on Friday, February 23rd. Morgan Stanley reissued an “overweight” rating and set a $34.00 price target on shares of Healthcare Realty Trust in a research note on Thursday, December 14th. BMO Capital Markets lowered Healthcare Realty Trust from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating and set a $33.00 price target for the company. in a research note on Tuesday, January 9th. Cantor Fitzgerald reissued a “buy” rating and set a $38.00 price target on shares of Healthcare Realty Trust in a research note on Wednesday, February 14th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered Healthcare Realty Trust from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 31st. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. Healthcare Realty Trust presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $30.38.
NYSE HR opened at $27.98 on Monday. The stock has a market capitalization of $3,501.53, a PE ratio of 18.29, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 4.33 and a beta of 0.23. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.72, a current ratio of 0.09 and a quick ratio of 0.09. Healthcare Realty Trust has a twelve month low of $26.27 and a twelve month high of $36.25.
A number of institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in HR. Deutsche Bank AG boosted its stake in Healthcare Realty Trust by 59.8% during the fourth quarter. Deutsche Bank AG now owns 5,088,632 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $163,441,000 after buying an additional 1,905,183 shares during the last quarter. Schroder Investment Management Group lifted its stake in shares of Healthcare Realty Trust by 138.6% in the 4th quarter. Schroder Investment Management Group now owns 1,142,129 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $36,685,000 after purchasing an additional 663,463 shares during the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Healthcare Realty Trust by 4.1% in the 4th quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 16,875,873 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $542,051,000 after purchasing an additional 661,764 shares during the last quarter. American Century Companies Inc. bought a new stake in shares of Healthcare Realty Trust in the 4th quarter valued at approximately $18,639,000. Finally, Heitman Real Estate Securities LLC bought a new stake in shares of Healthcare Realty Trust in the 4th quarter valued at approximately $13,263,000. 98.18% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.
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About Healthcare Realty Trust
Healthcare Realty Trust is a real estate investment trust that integrates owning, managing, financing and developing income-producing real estate properties associated primarily with the delivery of outpatient healthcare services throughout the United States. As of December 31, 2017, the Company owned 201 real estate properties in 27 states totaling 14.6 million square feet and was valued at approximately $5.3 billion.
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