Media coverage about Healthcare Realty Trust (NYSE:HR) has trended somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Healthcare Realty Trust earned a media sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 75 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is likely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
Healthcare Realty Trust (NYSE HR) traded down 2.04% during mid-day trading on Monday, reaching $32.66. 695,628 shares of the company were exchanged. Healthcare Realty Trust has a 1-year low of $26.66 and a 1-year high of $36.60. The company has a market capitalization of $3.81 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 33.99 and a beta of 0.30. The company has a 50 day moving average of $34.21 and a 200-day moving average of $32.04.
Healthcare Realty Trust (NYSE:HR) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, May 3rd. The real estate investment trust reported $0.39 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.40 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $104.57 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $106.03 million. Healthcare Realty Trust had a net margin of 30.47% and a return on equity of 7.73%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.41 earnings per share. On average, equities research analysts forecast that Healthcare Realty Trust will post $0.62 EPS for the current year.
HR has been the topic of several recent research reports. Mizuho restated a “neutral” rating on shares of Healthcare Realty Trust in a research report on Wednesday, June 28th. Jefferies Group LLC restated a “buy” rating and set a $36.00 target price on shares of Healthcare Realty Trust in a research report on Friday, May 12th. Cantor Fitzgerald upped their target price on shares of Healthcare Realty Trust from $35.00 to $38.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, June 12th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Healthcare Realty Trust from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, June 14th. Finally, BMO Capital Markets raised shares of Healthcare Realty Trust from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and increased their price objective for the stock from $31.00 to $33.00 in a research report on Wednesday, March 15th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $34.80.
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In other news, insider John M. Bryant, Jr. sold 7,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, May 22nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $33.51, for a total value of $234,570.00. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 142,256 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $4,766,998.56. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, EVP Robert E. Hull sold 1,744 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, May 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $32.45, for a total transaction of $56,592.80. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 58,174 shares in the company, valued at $1,887,746.30. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 29,129 shares of company stock worth $948,987 over the last three months. 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.
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