Short Interest Update on Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated (HR)

Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated (HR) : Traders are increasing their bearish positions on the stock, as is visible by the 1.4% jump in the outstanding short positions; a total addition of 70,506 shares on the sell side. On Jul 29, 2016, the total short positions were 5,049,703 shares, which went up to 5,120,209 shares by the close of trading on August 15, 2016. It will take 8 days for the bears to roll over or cover. An average of 618,249 shares exchange hands daily. 4.5% of the float of the stock has been sold short by the bears. The short interest information was released on Wednesday Aug 24th after the market close.

Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated (NYSE:HR): The stock opened at $35.49 on Wednesday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $35.57 for the day. The stock traded down to $35.03 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $35.35 with a loss of -0.37% for the day. The stock had closed at $35.48 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 493,564 shares.


In a related news, According to the information disclosed by the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing, the officer (Executive VP & CFO) of Healthcare Realty Trust Inc, Douglas J Christopher had sold 192 shares worth of $6,780 in a transaction dated August 15, 2016. In this transaction, 192 shares were sold at $35.31 per share.

Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated (Healthcare Realty) is a self-managed and self-administered real estate investment trust. The Company owns, manages, finances and develops income-producing real estate properties associated with the delivery of outpatient healthcare services throughout the United States. The Company provides property management services to approximately 9 million square feet across the nation. The Company has investments of approximately $3 billion in over 199 real estate properties, mortgages, land held for development and corporate property. The Companys 198 owned real estate properties are located in 30 states and total approximately 14.2 million square feet. The Companys real estate portfolio is leased to a tenant base and has approximately 144 leases with this tenant in 22 buildings throughout north and central Texas, including buildings at eight different hospital campuses.

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