ING Groep NV trimmed its stake in Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated (NYSE:HR) by 40.4% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 20,687 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 14,006 shares during the period. ING Groep NV’s holdings in Healthcare Realty Trust were worth $669,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Healthcare Realty Trust by 7.8% during the 2nd quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 1,375,729 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $46,982,000 after acquiring an additional 99,174 shares during the period. Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. bought a new position in shares of Healthcare Realty Trust during the 2nd quarter worth about $1,779,000. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Healthcare Realty Trust by 67.5% during the 2nd quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. now owns 661,865 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $22,602,000 after acquiring an additional 266,676 shares during the period. Federated Investors Inc. PA lifted its holdings in shares of Healthcare Realty Trust by 8.2% during the 2nd quarter. Federated Investors Inc. PA now owns 729,925 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $24,927,000 after acquiring an additional 55,473 shares during the period. Finally, Principal Financial Group Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Healthcare Realty Trust by 5.3% during the 2nd quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. now owns 494,937 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $16,902,000 after acquiring an additional 24,822 shares during the period. 95.93% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

In related news, Director John Knox Singleton bought 3,074 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, November 10th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $32.55 per share, with a total value of $100,058.70. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Insiders own 1.85% of the company’s stock.

Several equities analysts recently issued reports on HR shares. Stifel Nicolaus reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Healthcare Realty Trust in a report on Friday, August 4th. Cantor Fitzgerald reissued a “buy” rating and set a $38.00 price target on shares of Healthcare Realty Trust in a report on Tuesday, August 15th. BMO Capital Markets reissued a “buy” rating and set a $34.00 price target on shares of Healthcare Realty Trust in a report on Monday, October 2nd. TheStreet downgraded shares of Healthcare Realty Trust from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a report on Thursday, November 9th. Finally, BidaskClub raised shares of Healthcare Realty Trust from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, August 19th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the stock. Healthcare Realty Trust presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $33.29.

Shares of Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated (NYSE:HR) traded down $0.10 during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching $32.73. 696,000 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 729,402. Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated has a 12-month low of $28.38 and a 12-month high of $36.25. The company has a market cap of $4,100.14, a P/E ratio of 20.91, a P/E/G ratio of 5.24 and a beta of 0.32. The company has a quick ratio of 2.82, a current ratio of 2.82 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.63.

Healthcare Realty Trust (NYSE:HR) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 1st. The real estate investment trust reported $0.38 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.39 by ($0.01). Healthcare Realty Trust had a net margin of 26.70% and a return on equity of 6.62%. The firm had revenue of $106.95 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $108.97 million. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.39 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 3.2% on a year-over-year basis. equities research analysts predict that Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated will post 1.57 earnings per share for the current year.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, November 30th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, November 16th will be paid a $0.30 dividend. This represents a $1.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.67%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, November 15th. Healthcare Realty Trust’s dividend payout ratio is presently 123.71%.

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Healthcare Realty Trust Company Profile

Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated is a self-managed and self-administered real estate investment trust. The Company owns, leases, manages, acquires, finances, develops and redevelops real estate properties associated primarily with the delivery of outpatient healthcare services across the United States.

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