It also reduced Vocera Communications Inc (NYSE:VCRA) stake by 262,867 shares and now owns 14,064 shares. Capstone Asset Management Co. raised its stake in Healthcare Realty Trust by 3.8% in the first quarter. The real estate investment trust reported $0.24 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.23 by $0.01. Quantbot Technologies LP increased its stake in Physicians Realty Trust by 69.8% in the first quarter. The Bradley Foster & Sargent Inc holds 2,825 shares with $337,000 value, down from 5,575 last quarter.
Shares of Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE DOC) traded down 0.11% on Friday, hitting $17.92. First Mercantile Trust Co. now owns 10,830 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock worth $224,000 after buying an additional 3,240 shares during the last quarter. The Sensato Investors Llc holds 586,648 shares with $12.45 million value, up from 469,210 last quarter.
Victory Capital Management Inc decreased Mesa Laboratories Inc (NASDAQ:MLAB) stake by 22,950 shares to 136,472 valued at $16.75M in 2016Q4. LaSalle Street Capital Management LLC now owns 16,024 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock worth $318,000 after buying an additional 5,127 shares in the last quarter. Cam Group Holding A acquired 93,246 shares as Mondelez Intl Inc (MDLZ)'s stock rose 7.60%.
Universal Health Realty Income Trust (NYSE:UHT) traded down 0.27% during trading on Tuesday, reaching $74.09. (NYSE:DOC) shares saw heavy trading volume with 1,549K shares changing hands in the last trading session. Moreover, Howe & Rusling has 0% invested in Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC).
Shares of the company are trading at $31.97 barely below the 50 day moving average which is $33.65 and marginally under the 200 day moving average of $32.65. Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) has risen 9.56% since August 11, 2016 and is uptrending. Shares of HR have sank -1.37% in the past three monthswhile the S&P 500 has dropped -0.55% in that time. Next quarter's EPS is forecasted at $0.12 and the next full year EPS is anticipated to be $0.49. Empire State Realty Trust had a return on equity of 3.85% and a net margin of 11.67%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 2.5% compared to the same quarter previous year. As of the last earnings report the EPS was $0.23 and is projected to be $0.22 for the current year with 157,477,000 shares outstanding.
Beta is also an important valuation ratio for analyzing the stock of the company, HR has Beta of 0.3 while its industry and Sector's beta remains at 0.52 and 1.47 respectively.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, July 18th. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 15th will be issued a $0.105 dividend. Rating Scale; where 1.0 rating means Strong Buy, 2.0 rating signify Buy, 3.0 recommendation reveals Hold, 4.0 rating score shows Sell and 5.0 displays Strong Sell signal. The ex-dividend date is set for Wednesday the 9th of August 2017. Finally, Retirement Systems of Alabama raised its position in Healthcare Realty Trust by 0.5% in the first quarter.
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Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated, launched on May 13, 1992, is a self-managed and self-administered real estate investment trust. The Company conducts its business through an UPREIT structure in which its properties are owned by Physicians Realty L.P., a DE limited partnership (the "operating partnership"), directly or through limited partnerships, limited liability companies or other subsidiaries.