Published On: Wed, Oct 19th, 2016

Health Care REIT, Inc. (NYSE:HCN) Updated Broker Ratings


A number of investment brokers have recently updated their price targets on shares of Health Care REIT, Inc. (NYSE:HCN).

Most recent broker ratings

09/14/2016 – Stephens began new coverage on Health Care REIT, Inc. giving the company a “overweight” rating. They now have a USD 86 price target on the stock.

08/25/2016 – BTIG Research began new coverage on Health Care REIT, Inc. giving the company a “neutral” rating.

08/15/2016 – Health Care REIT, Inc. had its “buy” rating reiterated by analysts at Canaccord Genuity. They now have a USD 86 price target on the stock.

08/04/2016 – Health Care REIT, Inc. had its “sector perform” rating reiterated by analysts at RBC Capital. They now have a USD 77 price target on the stock.

08/02/2016 – Health Care REIT, Inc. was downgraded to “underperform” by analysts at Hilliard Lyons.

06/22/2016 – Health Care REIT, Inc. was downgraded to “equal-weight” by analysts at Morgan Stanley. They now have a USD 69 price target on the stock.

05/04/2016 – Health Care REIT, Inc. had its “buy” rating reiterated by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. They now have a USD 76 price target on the stock.

02/19/2016 – Health Care REIT, Inc. had its “neutral” rating reiterated by analysts at Mizuho. They now have a USD 60 price target on the stock.

01/28/2016 – Health Care REIT, Inc. was downgraded to “hold” by analysts at Evercore ISI.

01/27/2016 – Health Care REIT, Inc. was downgraded to “underperform” by analysts at BMO Capital Markets. They now have a USD 63 price target on the stock.

01/05/2016 – Health Care REIT, Inc. had its “hold” rating reiterated by analysts at Deutsche Bank. They now have a USD 67 price target on the stock.

12/17/2015 – Health Care REIT, Inc. had its “market perform” rating reiterated by analysts at Cowen. They now have a USD 71 price target on the stock.

12/17/2015 – Health Care REIT, Inc. was downgraded to “neutral” by analysts at JP Morgan. They now have a USD 72 price target on the stock.

11/02/2015 – Health Care REIT, Inc. had its “overweight” rating reiterated by analysts at Barclays. They now have a USD 74 price target on the stock.

07/21/2015 – Health Care REIT, Inc. had its “hold” rating reiterated by analysts at Jefferies. They now have a USD 74 price target on the stock.

The share price of Health Care REIT, Inc. (NYSE:HCN) was up +1.44% during the last day of trading, with a day high of 70.74. 1473429 shares were traded during the last session.

The stock’s 50 day moving average is 73.64 and its 200 day moving average is 73.52. The stock’s market capitalization is 25.17B. Health Care REIT, Inc. has a 52-week low of 52.80 and a 52-week high of 80.19.

Welltower Inc., formerly Health Care REIT, Inc., is a provider of healthcare infrastructure. The Company operates through three segments: triple-net, which includes independent living facilities, independent supportive living facilities (Canada), continuing care retirement communities, assisted living facilities, care homes with and without nursing (United Kingdom), Alzheimer’s/dementia care facilities, long-term/post-acute care facilities and hospitals; seniors housing operating, which includes a range of facility types, including independent living facilities and independent supportive living facilities, assisted living facilities, care homes and Alzheimer’s/dementia care facilities, and outpatient medical, which includes outpatient medical buildings. It invests in seniors housing operators, post-acute providers and health systems to fund real estate and infrastructure. Welltower, a real estate investment trust, owns properties in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.