Analyst Ratings for Healthcare Realty Trust Inc. (HR)

Updated: 2017-07-26

An average rating of Hold has been given to Healthcare Realty Trust Inc. (NYSE:HR) by analysts covering the stock. HR had previously received a consensus rating of Hold a month ago.

Of the 13 analysts covering the stock, 5 gave it a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 6 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 2 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has decreased by 1. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for HR. The highest price target was 38, implying a possible profit of 13.74 percent. The minimum price target given was 25, implying a possible loss of -25.17 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -1.22 percent. That number becomes -6.55 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -0.61 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 12.04 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 3 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 4 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of HR to grow at a rate of 70.97 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of HR is 0.5.

HR has traded between a high of 36.60 and a low of 26.66 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 25.32 percent, and 8.72 percent lower than its 52-week high. HR has a P/E ratio of 35.22. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The HR value stock report compares HR to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of HR is $3.89 billion. HR's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.