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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for HR. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 38, implying potential capital gains of 13.74 percent. The lowest price target was 25, implying a possible loss of -25.17 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -1.22 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -6.55 percent. 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. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 3 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 4 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of HR's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 70.97 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. HR has a PEG ratio of 0.5.

HR has a 52-week high of 36.60 and a 52-week low of 26.66. Currently the stock is 25.32 percent higher than its low, 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.