Healthcare Realty Trust Inc. (NYSE:HR) CEO David R. Emery bought 72,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, November 10th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $27.66 per share, for a total transaction of $1,991,520.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link.

Shares of Healthcare Realty Trust Inc. (NYSE:HR) opened at 28.45 on Wednesday. The stock has a market cap of $3.30 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 58.30 and a beta of 0.40. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $31.71 and its 200-day moving average is $33.40. Healthcare Realty Trust Inc. has a 1-year low of $25.63 and a 1-year 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 issued a $0.30 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, November 14th. This represents a $1.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.22%. Healthcare Realty Trust’s dividend payout ratio is 240.00%.

HR has been the topic of several research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Healthcare Realty Trust from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 11th. RBC Capital Markets reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Healthcare Realty Trust in a research report on Monday, August 22nd. BTIG Research started coverage on shares of Healthcare Realty Trust in a research report on Thursday, August 25th. They set a “neutral” rating on the stock. JMP Securities raised shares of Healthcare Realty Trust from an “underperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research report on Friday, November 4th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Finally, Wells Fargo & Co. reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Healthcare Realty Trust in a research report on Sunday, September 4th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $31.88.

Several institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. Ameritas Investment Partners Inc. increased its position in shares of Healthcare Realty Trust by 73.3% in the third quarter. Ameritas Investment Partners Inc. now owns 44,893 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $1,529,000 after buying an additional 18,985 shares in the last quarter. Phocas Financial Corp. acquired a new position in shares of Healthcare Realty Trust during the third quarter worth $5,271,000. Pioneer Investment Management Inc. increased its position in shares of Healthcare Realty Trust by 15.4% in the third quarter. Pioneer Investment Management Inc. now owns 641,693 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $21,856,000 after buying an additional 85,735 shares in the last quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company acquired a new position in shares of Healthcare Realty Trust during the third quarter worth $7,804,000. Finally, Teachers Insurance & Annuity Association of America increased its position in shares of Healthcare Realty Trust by 9.1% in the third quarter. Teachers Insurance & Annuity Association of America now owns 121,992 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $4,155,000 after buying an additional 10,125 shares in the last quarter.

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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