Healthcare Realty Trust (HR) Buy Rating Reiterated by Analysts at Stifel Nicolaus; With $30 Target; Bares Capital Management Boosted By $834,677 Its Waters (WAT) Holding

February 15, 2018 - By Linda Rogers

Among 13 analysts covering Healthcare Realty Trust (NYSE:HR), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 31% are positive. Healthcare Realty Trust has $3800 highest and $25.0 lowest target. $32.20’s average target is 15.83% above currents $27.8 stock price. Healthcare Realty Trust had 44 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Wednesday, February 14, the company rating was maintained by Cantor Fitzgerald. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, June 15 by Jefferies. The stock of Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated (NYSE:HR) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, August 6 by Zacks. BMO Capital Markets upgraded Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated (NYSE:HR) on Wednesday, March 15 to “Outperform” rating. The stock of Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated (NYSE:HR) has “Sector Perform” rating given on Friday, February 19 by RBC Capital Markets. On Monday, January 22 the stock rating was maintained by SunTrust with “Hold”. Cantor Fitzgerald maintained the shares of HR in report on Monday, June 12 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Thursday, August 10. Jefferies maintained Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated (NYSE:HR) rating on Monday, July 17. Jefferies has “Hold” rating and $3600 target. As per Monday, September 25, the company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley.

Bares Capital Management Inc increased Waters Corporation (WAT) stake by 0.64% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Bares Capital Management Inc acquired 4,663 shares as Waters Corporation (WAT)’s stock rose 13.72%. The Bares Capital Management Inc holds 728,948 shares with $130.86M value, up from 724,285 last quarter. Waters Corporation now has $16.37B valuation. The stock increased 0.61% or $1.24 during the last trading session, reaching $205.86. About 8,374 shares traded. Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) has risen 30.08% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 13.38% the S&P500.

Since September 8, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 8 selling transactions for $39.20 million activity. Rae Elizabeth B sold $6.22 million worth of stock. The insider TERRICCIANO DAVID sold 21,997 shares worth $4.34M. $9.15M worth of Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) was sold by BEAUDOUIN MARK T. 18,400 shares were sold by Khanna Rohit, worth $3.42M. Another trade for 23,863 shares valued at $4.71 million was sold by Cassis Eugene G. $4.94 million worth of Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) was sold by Kelly Terrence P on Wednesday, December 13.

Among 19 analysts covering Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 37% are positive. Waters Corporation had 56 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Wednesday, October 25, the company rating was maintained by Citigroup. As per Monday, October 23, the company rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird. JP Morgan maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Wednesday, January 24 report. The stock of Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) has “Underweight” rating given on Wednesday, July 26 by Morgan Stanley. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, October 2 by Robert W. Baird. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, July 27 by Citigroup. Leerink Swann reinitiated the stock with “Outperform” rating in Thursday, November 10 report. The stock of Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) earned “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank on Thursday, January 7. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, January 23 by Cowen & Co. On Wednesday, July 29 the stock rating was upgraded by Wells Fargo to “Outperform”.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.99 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.09, from 1.08 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 36 investors sold WAT shares while 163 reduced holdings. 48 funds opened positions while 150 raised stakes. 73.71 million shares or 3.26% more from 71.38 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 2,400 were reported by Grandfield And Dodd Limited Company. Nomura Asset Mgmt reported 0.75% of its portfolio in Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT). Quantbot Technologies LP reported 12,537 shares. 926,242 are owned by Fmr Ltd Co. Nuance Invests Ltd Liability Corporation invested 0.23% in Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT). Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania School Empls Retrmt holds 0.02% in Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) or 6,492 shares. Bokf Na owns 14,375 shares. Exxonmobil Invest Tx reported 0.07% in Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT). Advisor Prtn Ltd Liability has invested 0.08% in Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT). Fulton Natl Bank Na stated it has 1,300 shares. Virtus Advisers Inc has invested 0.1% in Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT). Huntington Natl Bank has 0% invested in Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) for 467 shares. 5,067 were accumulated by Qs Ltd Llc. Cadence Cap Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 2,118 shares. 651,400 were reported by Mackenzie.

The stock increased 0.36% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $27.8. About 21,271 shares traded. Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated (NYSE:HR) has risen 10.13% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.57% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.79 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.24, from 1.55 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 18 investors sold Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated shares while 44 reduced holdings. 23 funds opened positions while 88 raised stakes. 113.99 million shares or 2.48% more from 111.23 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Proshare Advsrs Limited Liability Company owns 45,236 shares. Credit Agricole S A invested in 0.01% or 65,596 shares. 8,438 were accumulated by Gsa Prns Llp. 84,567 were reported by State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Systems. Huntington Bancshares owns 5,093 shares. Amalgamated Natl Bank reported 16,537 shares. Cbre Clarion Limited Liability Company invested in 528,500 shares. Pennsylvania-based Glenmede Tru Na has invested 0% in Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated (NYSE:HR). Mason Street Advisors Lc invested in 0.05% or 61,444 shares. Congress Asset Management Com Ma has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated (NYSE:HR). Jane Street Limited Liability Company reported 14,461 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Gru holds 0.04% or 334,468 shares. Reilly Financial Limited Liability reported 200 shares. Principal Financial Grp stated it has 527,127 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Moreover, Invesco Ltd has 0.1% invested in Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated (NYSE:HR) for 8.60M shares.

Analysts await Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated (NYSE:HR) to report earnings on February, 21. They expect $0.38 earnings per share, down 7.32% or $0.03 from last year’s $0.41 per share. HR’s profit will be $47.46M for 18.29 P/E if the $0.38 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.38 actual earnings per share reported by Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.00% EPS growth.

Since December 12, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 selling transactions for $500,840 activity. BRYANT JOHN M JR also sold $214,938 worth of Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated (NYSE:HR) on Tuesday, December 12. The insider Meredith Todd J sold $154,674. Shares for $131,228 were sold by Hull Robert E on Monday, December 18.

Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated is an independent real estate investment trust. The company has market cap of $3.47 billion. The firm invests in real estate markets of the United States. It has a 154.44 P/E ratio. It primarily engages in ownership, acquisition, management, leasing, and development of properties associated with delivery of healthcare services such as medical office and outpatient facilities.

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