Do Analysts Think Healthcare Realty Trust Inc (HR) Is Still Worth Buying In 2024?

Healthcare Realty Trust Inc (NYSE:HR) does about 3.94M shares in volume on a normal day but saw 3347231 shares change hands in Monday trading. The company now has a market cap of 6.42B USD. Its current market price is $16.97, marking a decrease of -1.05% compared to the previous close of $17.15. The 52 week high reached by this stock is $20.25 whilst the lowest price level in 52 weeks is $12.77.

Healthcare Realty Trust Inc (HR) has a 20-day trading average at $16.48 and the current price is -16.20% off the 52-week high compared with 32.89% distance from its 52-week low. The 50-day simple moving average of the closing price is $15.90 and its 200-day simple moving average is $15.26. If we look at the stock’s price movements over the week, volatility stands at 2.12%, which increases to 2.32% over 1 month. It is also key to look at other market indicators of price movement for the stock, where we see that the relative strength index (RSI) is at 66.02 to suggest the stock is neutral.

The consensus objective for the share price is $17.28, suggesting that the stock has a potential upside of 1.79% over the period.

The company shares received a number of brokerage firm price updates over the past month, with the latest being on February 20, 2024 when Wedbush downgraded the stock to “Neutral” and issued a price target of between $19 and $15. Stifel also downgraded the stock to “Hold” from Buy on February 20, 2024 at a price target of $19-$15. Deutsche Bank initiated its price target at $18.

Healthcare Realty Trust Inc (HR) stock is up 2.97% over the week and 4.75% over the past month. Its price is -1.51% year-to-date and -10.02% over the past year.

To reach the target analysts have set, the stock logically needs to grow 1.79 percent from here.

The company has a return on investment of -4.29% and return on equity of -7.36%. The beta has a value of 0.87. Price to book ratio is 1.01 and price to sales ratio is 4.80.