Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated (HR) Shares Bought by Teachers Retirement System of The State of Kentucky

Teachers Retirement System of The State of Kentucky grew its stake in Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated (NYSE:HR) by 23.4% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 25,290 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after purchasing an additional 4,800 shares during the quarter. Teachers Retirement System of The State of Kentucky’s holdings in Healthcare Realty Trust were worth $864,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in HR. Vanguard Group Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Healthcare Realty Trust by 2.7% in the first quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 18,428,241 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $598,918,000 after buying an additional 486,685 shares in the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Healthcare Realty Trust by 1.2% in the second quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 15,161,928 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $517,779,000 after buying an additional 186,886 shares in the last quarter. FMR LLC lifted its stake in shares of Healthcare Realty Trust by 6.4% in the second quarter. FMR LLC now owns 7,274,016 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $248,408,000 after buying an additional 434,895 shares in the last quarter. State Street Corp lifted its stake in shares of Healthcare Realty Trust by 1.3% in the first quarter. State Street Corp now owns 5,759,533 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $187,191,000 after buying an additional 74,308 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Northern Trust Corp lifted its stake in shares of Healthcare Realty Trust by 8.6% in the second quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 3,367,432 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $114,997,000 after buying an additional 266,749 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 92.18% of the company’s stock.

Several equities analysts have recently weighed in on HR shares. Jefferies Group LLC downgraded shares of Healthcare Realty Trust from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $36.00 price target on the stock. in a research note on Thursday, June 15th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Mizuho reissued a “neutral” rating on shares of Healthcare Realty Trust in a research note on Wednesday, June 28th. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Healthcare Realty Trust from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, June 30th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Healthcare Realty Trust from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 12th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Healthcare Realty Trust in a research note on Friday, August 4th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Healthcare Realty Trust currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $33.00.

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Healthcare Realty Trust (NYSE:HR) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 2nd. The real estate investment trust reported $0.39 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.40 by ($0.01). The business had revenue of $105.20 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $105.67 million. Healthcare Realty Trust had a net margin of 28.98% and a return on equity of 7.38%. Healthcare Realty Trust’s revenue was up 2.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.42 earnings per share.

In other news, Director John Knox Singleton purchased 3,450 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, August 15th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $31.88 per share, with a total value of $109,986.00. Following the purchase, the director now directly owns 17,693 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $564,052.84. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. 1.85% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

Healthcare Realty Trust 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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