Trader's Round Up: Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated (NYSE:HR)

Ivan Schwartz
August 12, 2017

Are Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated (NYSE:HR) Earnings Growing Rapidly?

Currently, EPS of Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated (HR) is 0.22 while the analysts predicted the EPS of the stock to be 0.11 suggesting the company fell short of the analysts' expectations. Physicians Realty Trust had a net margin of 11.51% and a return on equity of 1.75%. Sure, the percentage is encouraging but better times are ahead as looking out over a next 5-year period, analysts expect the company to see its earnings go up by 10%, annually. The business had revenue of $105.20 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $105.67 million.

Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated (HR) declared that the pricing of its underwritten public offering of 7,250,000 newly issued shares of common stock at a public offering price of $30.90 per share.

If you are accessing this article on another website, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of USA and worldwide copyright law. The stock of Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) has "Outperform" rating given on Thursday, October 8 by FBR Capital. Additionally the company recently announced a dividend paid on Tuesday the 18th of July 2017. Cantor Fitzgerald boosted their price target on Healthcare Realty Trust from $35.00 to $38.00 and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research note on Monday, June 12th. The firm earned "Underweight" rating on Wednesday, December 9 by Morgan Stanley.

On July 7 the stock rating was downgraded to "Underperform" from " in a report issued by Jefferies. The stock of Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) has "Strong Buy" rating given on Monday, November 7 by Raymond James. The company presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $22.20.

Several large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in DOC. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its stake in Physicians Realty Trust by 12.8% in the second quarter. The firm's 50 day moving average price is $19.02 and its 200 day moving average price is $19.56. The firm has a market capitalization of $3.72 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 30.71 and a beta of 0.29. The stock touched 52-week High of $36.38 on 08/12/16 and 52-week Low of $26.66 on 11/10/16. Accern also assigned press coverage about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 47.5425814924845 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. The value of the position overall is up by 5.2%. Cbre Clarion Securities LLC purchased a new position in Physicians Realty Trust during the second quarter worth about $46,701,000.

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Let's have a look at some of the important valuation ratios of the Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated (HR).

Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on Physicians Realty Trust Earnings, with 8 analysts believing the company would generate an Average Estimate of $0.06. BlackRock Inc. increased its stake in Physicians Realty Trust by 1.9% in the second quarter. Suntrust Banks Inc. now owns 23,879 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock worth $479,000 after buying an additional 2,090 shares during the period. Company insiders own 1.85% of the company's stock. The stock decreased 1.29% or $0.57 during the last trading session, reaching $43.47.

The average 12 month target price among brokers that have covered the stock in the previous year is $35.14. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 84.17% of the company's stock.

Bradley Foster & Sargent Inc decreased Fair Isaac Corp (FICO) stake by 49.33% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. $657,750 worth of Healthcare Realty Trust Inc (NYSE:HR) was sold by BRYANT JOHN M JR. The shares were sold at an average price of $33.51, for a total value of $234,570.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 142,256 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $4,766,998.56. It also reduced Emerson Electric (NYSE:EMR) stake by 320,708 shares and now owns 1.86 million shares. Investors of record on Monday, July 3rd were given a $0.23 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, June 29th. Benjamin F Edwards And Co Incorporated accumulated 0.01% or 1,700 shares. On a one to five ratings scale where 1.0 indicates a Strong Buy, 2.0 indicates a Buy, 3.0 a Hold, 4.0 a Sell and 5.0 a Stong Sell.

According to Zacks, "Empire State Realty Trust, a real estate investment trust which owns, manages, operates, acquires and repositions office and retail properties primarily in Manhattan and NY metropolitan area".

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