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Healthcare Realty Trust Reports Normalized FFO of $0.31 Per Share for the Third Quarter

Tuesday, November 01, 2011

Healthcare Realty Trust Reports Normalized FFO of $0.31 Per Share for the Third Quarter17:00 EDT Tuesday, November 01, 2011NASHVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated (NYSE: HR) today announced results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2011.  Normalized FFO for the three months ended September 30, 2011 totaled $0.31 per diluted common share.  Normalized FAD for the three months ended September 30, 2011 totaled $0.33 per diluted common share.  For the three months ended September 30, 2011, revenues totaled $76.1 million, income from continuing operations totaled $0.2 million, and net income attributable to common stockholders totaled $0.6 million.Salient highlights include:The Company renewed and expanded its unsecured credit facility.  The new $700 million credit facility, led by Wells Fargo and JP Morgan, includes 17 banks and matures in October 2015 with an option to extend the facility for an additional year.  The new facility is priced at LIBOR plus 150 basis points, with an annual facility fee of 35 basis points.  The all-in cost of the new facility is a 135 basis point improvement over the previous credit facility.The Company invested $144.8 million during the quarter, including $107.2 million of acquisitions in Richmond, Virginia, $8.8 million in construction mortgage loans, and $28.8 million in properties under construction.  On October 26th, the Company acquired the remaining two outpatient buildings in the Richmond portfolio for approximately $19.7 million.   Improved sentiment among healthcare providers increased the leased percentage of properties in stabilization from 29% to 33%, and prospective commitments should increase the percentage to near 50% in the coming months. Property operations in the Company's stabilized portfolio were steady, with occupancy remaining at 87%.   Contractual increases for in-place leases averaged 3.2% in the third quarter, up slightly from 3.1% in the second quarter.Average rate increases on newly executed leases ("cash leasing spreads") averaged 2.3%, up from 1.7% in the second quarter.    Tenant retention was stable at 84%. A quarterly dividend of $0.30 per share was declared, which is 91% of normalized FAD.  Healthcare Realty Trust is a real estate investment trust that integrates owning, managing, financing and developing income-producing real estate properties associated primarily with the delivery of outpatient healthcare services throughout the United States.  The Company had investments of approximately $2.9 billion in 219 real estate properties and mortgages as of September 30, 2011, excluding assets classified as held for sale and including an investment in one unconsolidated joint venture.  The Company's 208 owned real estate properties, excluding assets classified as held for sale, are located in 29 states and total approximately 13.9 million square feet.  The Company provides property management services to approximately 10.0 million square feet nationwide.The Company directs interested parties to its Internet site, www.healthcarerealty.com, where information is posted regarding this quarter's operations.  Please contact the Company at 615.269.8175 to request a printed copy of this information.In addition to the historical information contained within, the matters discussed in this press release may contain forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. These risks are discussed in filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission by Healthcare Realty Trust, including its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2010 under the heading "Risk  Factors," and as updated in its Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q filed thereafter. Forward-looking statements represent the Company's judgment as of the date of this release.  The Company disclaims any obligation to update forward-looking statements.HEALTHCARE REALTY TRUST INCORPORATEDCondensed Consolidated Statements of Operations (1)(Dollars in thousands, except per share data)(Unaudited)Three Months Ended Nine Months Ended September 30,September 30,2011201020112010REVENUESMaster lease rent$            14,049$            13,303$            43,312$            41,056Property operating 57,07847,716163,280140,008Straight-line rent1,1096393,5361,989Mortgage interest 1,7766015,2501,708Other operating 2,0672,1286,4256,39976,07964,387221,803191,160EXPENSESGeneral and administrative5,5304,24316,46912,513Property operating 30,85126,68187,42375,116Impairment-1,259-1,259Bad debt, net (353)39(80)(438)Depreciation19,95916,97557,92849,582Amortization2,2141,2375,7533,86958,20150,434167,493141,901OTHER INCOME (EXPENSE)Loss on extinguishment of debt--(1,986)(480)Interest expense(17,928)(15,923)(57,546)(47,803)Interest and other income, net2051876361,799(17,723)(15,736)(58,896)(46,484)INCOME (LOSS) FROM CONTINUING OPERATIONS155(1,783)(4,586)2,775DISCONTINUED OPERATIONSIncome from discontinued operations6904851,7912,878Impairments(1,551)(6,102)(1,698)(6,102)Gain on sales of real estate properties1,3574,0921,3938,313INCOME (LOSS) FROM DISCONTINUED OPERATIONS496(1,525)1,4865,089NET INCOME (LOSS)651(3,308)(3,100)7,864Less:  Net (income) loss attributable to noncontrolling interests(4)60(31)(44)NET INCOME (LOSS) ATTRIBUTABLE TO COMMON STOCKHOLDERS$                 647$             (3,248)$             (3,131)$              7,820BASIC EARNINGS (LOSS) PER COMMON SHAREIncome (loss) from continuing operations$                0.00$               (0.03)$               (0.06)$                0.05Discontinued operations 0.01(0.02)0.020.08Net income (loss) attributable to common stockholders$                0.01$               (0.05)$               (0.04)$                0.13DILUTED EARNINGS (LOSS) PER COMMON SHAREIncome (loss) from continuing operations$                0.00$               (0.03)$               (0.06)$                0.05Discontinued operations 0.01(0.02)0.020.08Net income (loss) attributable to common stockholders$                0.01$               (0.05)$               (0.04)$                0.13WEIGHTED AVERAGE COMMON SHARES OUTSTANDING - BASIC76,139,05562,369,77371,478,46361,232,810WEIGHTED AVERAGE COMMON SHARES OUTSTANDING - DILUTED77,177,11462,369,77371,478,46362,269,413(1)The Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations do not include all of the information and footnotes required by accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America for complete financial statements.HEALTHCARE REALTY TRUST INCORPORATEDCondensed Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows (1)(Dollars in thousands)(Unaudited)Three Months Ended Nine Months Ended September 30,September 30,2011201020112010Cash flows from operating activities:Net income (loss)$                   651$               (3,308)$               (3,100)$                7,864Non-cash items:Depreciation and amortization - real estate21,70918,20262,30053,202Depreciation and amortization - other1,7571,3585,0844,282Provision for bad debt, net (352)39(65)(418)Impairments1,5517,3611,6987,361Straight-line rent receivable(1,098)(604)(3,493)(1,923)Straight-line rent liability123103369309Stock-based compensation6705252,2721,845Provision for deferred post-retirement benefits4653851,3831,167Other non-cash items---(542)   Total non-cash items24,82527,36969,54865,283Other items:Accounts payable and accrued liabilities(4,030)4,171(1,380)9,358Other liabilities(182)2,0566,1171,568Other assets844(6,762)(4,532)(6,923)Gain on sales of real estate properties(1,357)(4,092)(1,393)(8,313)Loss on extinguishment of debt--1,986480Payment of partial pension settlement---(342)   Total other items(4,725)(4,627)798(4,172)Net cash provided by operating activities20,75119,43467,24668,975Cash flows from investing activities:Acquisition and development of real estate properties(96,740)(129,596)(179,851)(183,653)Funding of mortgages and notes receivable(8,837)(11,031)(91,978)(13,921)Proceeds from sales of real estate1,2189,6984,99333,321Proceeds from mortgages and notes receivable repayments14,9307,31614,9887,385Net cash used in investing activities(89,429)(123,613)(251,848)(156,868)Cash flows from financing activities:Net borrowings on unsecured credit facility52,000111,000175,00081,000Repayments on notes and bonds payable(921)(648)(2,537)(1,759)Repurchase of notes payable--(280,201)(8,556)Dividends paid(23,348)(19,111)(65,918)(56,481)Proceeds from issuance of common stock27,79119,995251,83679,444Purchase of noncontrolling interests --(1,591)-Common stock redemptions--(51)-Debt issuance and assumption costs(566)(201)(922)(716)Capital contributions received from noncontrolling interest holders-16-686Distributions to noncontrolling interest holders-(150)(281)(399)Net cash provided by financing activities54,956110,90175,33593,219Increase (decrease) in cash and cash equivalents(13,722)6,722(109,267)5,326Cash and cash equivalents, beginning of period17,7764,455113,3215,851Cash and cash equivalents, end of period$                4,054$              11,177$                4,054$              11,177(1)  The Condensed Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows do not include all of the information and footnotes required by accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America for complete financial statements.RECONCILIATION OF FUNDS FROM OPERATIONS (1) (2):(Dollars in thousands, except per share data)(Unaudited)Three Months Ended Nine Months Ended September 30,September 30,2011201020112010Net Income (Loss) Attributable to Common Stockholders$                           647$                                    (3,248)$                       (3,131)$                             7,820   Gain on sales of real estate properties(1,357)(4,092)(1,393)(8,313)   Real estate depreciation and amortization21,70918,07562,17352,843   Total adjustments20,35213,98360,78044,530Funds From Operations$                      20,999$                                    10,735$                      57,649$                           52,350Funds From Operations Per Common Share - Diluted$                          0.27$                                        0.17$                          0.79$                               0.84Weighted Average Common Shares Outstanding - Diluted77,177,11463,424,70672,570,55562,269,413RECONCILIATION OF FUNDS AVAILABLE FOR DISTRIBUTION (2):(Dollars in thousands, except per share data)(Unaudited)Three Months Ended September 30, 2011Net Income Attributable to Common Stockholders$                                         647   Gain on sales of real estate properties(1,357)   Total non-cash items included in cash flows from operating activities (3)24,825Funds Available For Distribution$                                    24,115Funds Available For Distribution Per Common Share - Diluted$                                        0.31Weighted Average Common Shares Outstanding - Diluted77,177,114NORMALIZING OF FUNDS FROM OPERATIONS AND FUNDS AVAILABLE FOR DISTRIBUTION:(Dollars in thousands, except per share data)(Unaudited)Three Months Ended September 30, 2011Funds From Operations$                                    20,999Adjustments:   Impairment1,551   Acquisition costs400   Seasonal utilities1,300Normalized Funds From Operations$                                    24,250Normalized Funds From Operations Per Common Share - Diluted$                                        0.31Weighted Average Common Shares Outstanding - Diluted77,177,114Three Months Ended September 30, 2011Funds Available For Distribution$                                    24,115Adjustments:   Acquisition costs400   Seasonal utilities1,300Normalized Funds Available For Distribution$                                    25,815Normalized Funds Available For Distribution Per Common Share - Diluted$                                        0.33Weighted Average Common Shares Outstanding - Diluted77,177,114(1)Funds from operations (?FFO?) is calculated according to the definition of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts and is comprised primarily of net income (loss) attributable to common stockholders and depreciation from real estate, but is not adjusted for certain non-cash income and expense items.Gains on the sale of real estate properties are excluded from FFO and FFO per share, while impairments are included in FFO and FFO per share. (2)FFO and Funds Available For Distribution ("FAD") do not represent cash generated from operating activities determined in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America and are not necessarily indicative of cash available to fund cash needs.  FFO and FAD  should not beconsidered alternatives to net income attributable to common stockholders as indicators of the Company's operating performance or as alternatives to cash flow as measures of liquidity.(3)See the Condensed Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows that are included in this earnings release.SOURCE Healthcare Realty Trust IncorporatedFor further information: Carla Baca, Financial Communications, +1-615-269-8175, www.healthcarerealty.com