Healthcare Realty Trust Inc (NYSE:HR) Shares Bought by Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY

Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY boosted its stake in shares of Healthcare Realty Trust Inc (NYSE:HR) by 63.7% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 78,740 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after buying an additional 30,643 shares during the period. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY owned 0.06% of Healthcare Realty Trust worth $2,239,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

A number of other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the business. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Healthcare Realty Trust by 1.0% during the 3rd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 18,462,720 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $540,219,000 after buying an additional 182,166 shares during the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc lifted its stake in Healthcare Realty Trust by 1.0% in the third quarter. Vanguard Group Inc now owns 18,462,720 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $540,219,000 after acquiring an additional 182,166 shares during the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. lifted its stake in Healthcare Realty Trust by 1.8% in the fourth quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 18,411,389 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $523,620,000 after acquiring an additional 330,144 shares during the last quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. lifted its stake in Healthcare Realty Trust by 16.9% in the fourth quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 2,595,890 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $73,827,000 after acquiring an additional 374,425 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Channing Capital Management LLC lifted its stake in Healthcare Realty Trust by 2.7% in the third quarter. Channing Capital Management LLC now owns 2,291,306 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $67,044,000 after acquiring an additional 59,731 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 97.65% of the company’s stock.

HR has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. Morgan Stanley set a $31.00 price target on shares of Healthcare Realty Trust and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, March 28th. ValuEngine cut Healthcare Realty Trust from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 2nd. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Healthcare Realty Trust from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, December 26th. Raymond James upgraded Healthcare Realty Trust from an “underperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 8th. Finally, TheStreet upgraded Healthcare Realty Trust from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a research report on Thursday, February 14th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company. Healthcare Realty Trust has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $30.25.

Shares of NYSE HR traded down $0.16 during mid-day trading on Monday, reaching $31.68. The company had a trading volume of 495,900 shares, compared to its average volume of 633,154. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.78, a quick ratio of 0.10 and a current ratio of 0.10. Healthcare Realty Trust Inc has a one year low of $26.09 and a one year high of $32.98. The stock has a market capitalization of $3.99 billion, a P/E ratio of 20.18, a PEG ratio of 6.43 and a beta of 0.52.

Healthcare Realty Trust (NYSE:HR) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February 13th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.13 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.40 by ($0.27). Healthcare Realty Trust had a return on equity of 3.99% and a net margin of 15.49%. The company had revenue of $113.17 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $114.17 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.38 EPS. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 5.0% on a year-over-year basis. Equities research analysts forecast that Healthcare Realty Trust Inc will post 1.6 earnings per share for the current year.

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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, 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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