Healthcare Realty Trust Inc (NYSE:HR) Shares Bought by Nomura Asset Management Co. Ltd.

Nomura Asset Management Co. Ltd. lifted its stake in Healthcare Realty Trust Inc (NYSE:HR) by 4.4% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 82,670 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after acquiring an additional 3,460 shares during the period. Nomura Asset Management Co. Ltd.’s holdings in Healthcare Realty Trust were worth $2,589,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Several other large investors also recently modified their holdings of HR. Capital Advisors Inc. OK lifted its stake in shares of Healthcare Realty Trust by 313.3% in the 2nd quarter. Capital Advisors Inc. OK now owns 335,793 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $10,517,000 after acquiring an additional 254,552 shares during the period. Bank of New York Mellon Corp lifted its stake in shares of Healthcare Realty Trust by 12.3% in the 2nd quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 2,156,928 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $67,555,000 after acquiring an additional 235,936 shares during the period. FMR LLC lifted its stake in shares of Healthcare Realty Trust by 3.6% in the 1st quarter. FMR LLC now owns 5,990,701 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $192,361,000 after acquiring an additional 209,843 shares during the period. Geode Capital Management LLC raised its holdings in shares of Healthcare Realty Trust by 7.3% in the 4th quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 1,698,171 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $48,295,000 after purchasing an additional 115,152 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. raised its holdings in shares of Healthcare Realty Trust by 4.8% in the 2nd quarter. Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. now owns 2,282,936 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $71,502,000 after purchasing an additional 103,704 shares in the last quarter. 96.66% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Shares of NYSE HR traded up $0.09 during midday trading on Thursday, reaching $33.29. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 16,592 shares, compared to its average volume of 771,537. The company has a current ratio of 0.13, a quick ratio of 0.13 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.82. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $32.88 and a 200 day moving average price of $32.11. Healthcare Realty Trust Inc has a one year low of $26.98 and a one year high of $33.89. The company has a market cap of $4.25 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.23, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 9.47 and a beta of 0.33.

Healthcare Realty Trust (NYSE:HR) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, July 30th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.03 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.40 by ($0.37). Healthcare Realty Trust had a return on equity of 1.83% and a net margin of 7.08%. The business had revenue of $116.32 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $114.50 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.40 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 4.2% compared to the same quarter last year. Research analysts anticipate that Healthcare Realty Trust Inc will post 1.58 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, August 30th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 15th were issued a $0.30 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, August 14th. This represents a $1.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.60%. Healthcare Realty Trust’s payout ratio is currently 76.43%.

A number of analysts recently commented on the stock. Capital One Financial reiterated an “equal weight” rating on shares of Healthcare Realty Trust in a report on Thursday, August 1st. Morgan Stanley boosted their target price on shares of Healthcare Realty Trust from $31.00 to $33.00 and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a report on Tuesday. Berenberg Bank assumed coverage on shares of Healthcare Realty Trust in a report on Thursday, September 12th. They issued a “buy” rating on the stock. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Healthcare Realty Trust from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 17th. Finally, ValuEngine downgraded shares of Healthcare Realty Trust from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, August 1st. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Healthcare Realty Trust presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $33.25.

Healthcare Realty Trust Company Profile

Healthcare Realty Trust is a real estate investment trust that integrates owning, managing, financing and developing income-producing real estate properties associated primarily with the delivery of outpatient healthcare services throughout the United States. As of December 31, 2018, the Company owned 199 real estate properties in 27 states totaling 14.8 million square feet and was valued at approximately $4.9 billion.

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