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.

Several price targets were given for HR by the analysts covering the stock. The highest price target was 38, implying potential capital gains of 13.74 percent. The minimum price target given was 25, which equates to a potential downside of -25.17 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -1.22 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -6.55 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -0.61 percent, compared to last month. 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 made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, 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.

The growth rate of HR's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 70.97 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of HR is 0.5.

HR has a 52-week high of 36.60 and a 52-week low of 26.66. Today's price is 25.32 percent above the 52-week low, and 8.72 percent below the 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 stock has a market capitalization of $3.89 billion. HR is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.