Taylor Frigon Capital Management LLC cut its position in shares of Healthcare Realty Trust Inc (NYSE:HR) by 1.7% during the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 26,597 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 457 shares during the quarter. Taylor Frigon Capital Management LLC’s holdings in Healthcare Realty Trust were worth $888,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Marshall Wace North America L.P. purchased a new position in Healthcare Realty Trust in the first quarter valued at about $39,000. First Interstate Bank purchased a new position in Healthcare Realty Trust in the third quarter valued at about $116,000. World Asset Management Inc purchased a new position in Healthcare Realty Trust in the third quarter valued at about $201,000. Point72 Asset Management L.P. boosted its stake in Healthcare Realty Trust by 857.1% in the third quarter. Point72 Asset Management L.P. now owns 6,700 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $224,000 after acquiring an additional 6,000 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Brinker Capital Inc. purchased a new position in Healthcare Realty Trust in the third quarter valued at about $246,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 93.11% of the company’s stock.

Shares of HR stock remained flat at $$35.55 during trading on Friday. 29,264 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 551,168. The company has a market capitalization of $4.71 billion, a P/E ratio of 161.60, a P/E/G ratio of 9.65 and a beta of 0.27. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.80, a current ratio of 0.16 and a quick ratio of 0.16. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $33.25 and a 200-day moving average price of $33.07. Healthcare Realty Trust Inc has a 12 month low of $29.63 and a 12 month high of $35.61.

Healthcare Realty Trust (NYSE:HR) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, November 4th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.02 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.39 by ($0.37). The business had revenue of $119.80 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $117.93 million. Healthcare Realty Trust had a net margin of 6.12% and a return on equity of 1.59%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 5.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.39 earnings per share. Equities research analysts forecast that Healthcare Realty Trust Inc will post 1.6 EPS for the current year.

A number of brokerages recently commented on HR. Mizuho restated a “neutral” rating and set a $34.00 price target on shares of Healthcare Realty Trust in a research note on Friday, December 20th. BMO Capital Markets restated a “hold” rating and set a $31.00 price target on shares of Healthcare Realty Trust in a research note on Wednesday, November 6th. Citigroup upgraded shares of Healthcare Realty Trust from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and upped their price target for the company from $34.00 to $38.00 in a research note on Thursday, December 12th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Healthcare Realty Trust from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus upgraded shares of Healthcare Realty Trust from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and upped their price target for the company from $33.00 to $35.00 in a research note on Tuesday, November 26th. Six analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. Healthcare Realty Trust currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $34.43.

In related news, CEO Todd J. Meredith sold 9,707 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, December 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of $32.58, for a total transaction of $316,254.06. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 471,565 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $15,363,587.70. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, CEO Todd J. Meredith sold 10,500 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, December 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $32.42, for a total transaction of $340,410.00. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 495,272 shares in the company, valued at approximately $16,056,718.24. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 23,707 shares of company stock worth $769,539 in the last ninety days. 1.87% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

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, 2018, the Company owned 199 real estate properties in 27 states totaling 14.8 million square feet and was valued at approximately $4.9 billion.

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