Healthcare Realty Trust Inc. (NYSE:HR) CEO David R. Emery bought 68,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 9th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $28.84 per share, with a total value of $1,961,120.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink.

Shares of Healthcare Realty Trust Inc. (NYSE:HR) opened at 27.67 on Monday. The firm has a market capitalization of $3.21 billion, a PE ratio of 56.70 and a beta of 0.40. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $32.08 and a 200 day moving average price of $33.38. Healthcare Realty Trust Inc. has a 12-month low of $25.21 and a 12-month high of $36.60.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for Healthcare Realty Trust (NYSE:HR)

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, November 30th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, November 16th will be given a dividend of $0.30 per share. This represents a $1.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.29%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, November 14th. Healthcare Realty Trust’s payout ratio is 240.00%.

Several hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Nomura Asset Management Co. Ltd. raised its stake in shares of Healthcare Realty Trust by 10.2% in the third quarter. Nomura Asset Management Co. Ltd. now owns 82,470 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $2,809,000 after buying an additional 7,620 shares during the last quarter. Profund Advisors LLC raised its stake in shares of Healthcare Realty Trust by 26.0% in the third quarter. Profund Advisors LLC now owns 24,556 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $836,000 after buying an additional 5,060 shares during the last quarter. Morgan Stanley raised its stake in shares of Healthcare Realty Trust by 0.5% in the third quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 3,037,422 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $103,454,000 after buying an additional 14,476 shares during the last quarter. Pacer Advisors Inc. raised its stake in shares of Healthcare Realty Trust by 23.3% in the third quarter. Pacer Advisors Inc. now owns 12,777 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $435,000 after buying an additional 2,411 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Catalyst Capital Advisors LLC raised its stake in shares of Healthcare Realty Trust by 157.6% in the third quarter. Catalyst Capital Advisors LLC now owns 5,100 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $174,000 after buying an additional 3,120 shares during the last quarter.

A number of analysts recently issued reports on HR shares. Zacks Investment Research cut Healthcare Realty Trust from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 26th. Stifel Nicolaus increased their price objective on Healthcare Realty Trust from $34.00 to $36.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 4th. Mizuho increased their price objective on Healthcare Realty Trust from $29.00 to $34.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research report on Monday, August 8th. RBC Capital Markets reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Healthcare Realty Trust in a research report on Monday, August 22nd. Finally, BTIG Research initiated coverage on Healthcare Realty Trust in a research report on Thursday, August 25th. They set a “neutral” rating for the company. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $32.13.

Healthcare Realty Trust Company Profile

Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated is a self-managed and self-administered real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company owns, acquires, manages, finances and develops real estate properties associated primarily with the delivery of outpatient healthcare services across the United States. It provides property management services for approximately 140 healthcare-related properties, totaling over 9.8 million square feet.

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