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Healthcare Realty Trust Reports Normalized FFO of $0.33 Per Share for the Fourth Quarter

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Healthcare Realty Trust Reports Normalized FFO of $0.33 Per Share for the Fourth Quarter17:01 EST Wednesday, February 22, 2012NASHVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated (NYSE:HR) today announced results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2011.  Normalized FFO for the three months ended December 31, 2011 totaled $0.33 per diluted common share.  Normalized FAD for the three months ended December 31, 2011 totaled $0.35 per diluted common share.  For the three months ended December 31, 2011, revenues totaled $76.4 million, income from continuing operations totaled $1.6 million, and net income attributable to common stockholders totaled $2.9 million.Salient highlights include:Healthcare Realty's stabilizing properties ("SIP") are 40% leased, up from 33% last quarter.  The Company expects leasing at its SIP properties to exceed 50% by the middle part of the year and continue improving through year-end.  One fully-leased development, consolidated into CIP, was funded with a construction loan from the Company that was repaid in January.  Excluding this development, the properties in CIP are 37% leased, up from 27% last quarter and well-positioned to exceed 50% prior to completion.  Including the developments that the Company is funding through construction loans, which are all 100%-leased properties, Healthcare Realty's overall development portfolio, excluding the CIP property whose loan was repaid, is now 55% leased.Healthcare Realty invested $43.7 million during the fourth quarter of 2011, including $18.3 million in two property acquisitions, $10.0 million in three existing construction mortgages, and $15.4 million in five properties under construction.For the twelve months of 2011, Healthcare Realty invested $331.6 million, including $150.3 million in acquisitions, $40.0 million in mortgages, $61.9 million in construction mortgages, and $79.4 million in properties under construction.Occupancy in the same facility portfolio was 91%, and the occupancy of new investments made during the year, which are not included in the same facility portfolio, was 97%.  Same facility NOI increased 4.1% from the third to fourth quarters of 2011.  The multi-tenanted same facility NOI increased 3.5% in the fourth quarter from a year ago, and the overall same facility portfolio NOI increased 2.2% over the same time period.The weighted average increase in lease rates for the Company's multi-tenanted properties remained strong in the fourth quarter.  Contractual rates for in-place leases were up 3.1% and rate increases on newly executed leases ("cash leasing spreads") averaged 2.5%, continuing a steady upward trend.The percentage of Healthcare Realty's medical office properties that are on or adjacent to hospital campuses increased to 74% in the fourth quarter of 2011, compared to 66% a year ago.A dividend of $0.30 per share was declared for the fourth quarter of 2011, which is 85.7% 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 $2.9 billion in 209 real estate properties and mortgages as of December 31, 2011, excluding assets classified as held for sale and including an investment in one unconsolidated joint venture.  The Company's 201 owned real estate properties, excluding assets classified as held for sale, are located in 28 states and total approximately 13.7 million square feet.  The Company provides property management services to approximately 10.3 million square feet nationwide.The Company directs interested parties to its Internet site, www.healthcarerealty.com, where information is posted regarding this quarter's operations.  Please contact the Company at 615.269.8175 to request a printed copy of this information.In addition to the historical information contained within, the matters discussed in this press release may contain forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. These risks are discussed in filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission by Healthcare Realty Trust, including its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2011 under the heading "Risk  Factors," and as updated in its Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q filed thereafter. Forward-looking statements represent the Company's judgment as of the date of this release.  The Company disclaims any obligation to update forward-looking statements.HEALTHCARE REALTY TRUST INCORPORATEDConsolidated Statements of Operations (1)(Dollars in thousands, except per share data)(Unaudited)Three Months Ended Twelve Months Ended December 31,December 31,2011201020112010REVENUESMaster lease rent$      13,073$      12,758$      54,930$      52,262Property operating 58,96250,121222,039189,778Straight-line rent1,1685864,7712,627Mortgage interest 1,7236696,9732,377Other operating 1,5162,2427,9368,63076,44266,376296,649255,674EXPENSESGeneral and administrative4,5234,38020,99116,891Property operating 28,79126,037115,415100,314Impairment---1,259Bad debt, net (169)9(249)(431)Depreciation20,89417,56178,08866,393Amortization2,4801,4808,2575,37356,51949,467222,502189,799OTHER INCOME (EXPENSE)Loss on extinguishment of debt--(1,986)(480)Interest expense(18,492)(17,908)(76,038)(65,710)Interest and other income, net2016158202,403(18,291)(17,293)(77,204)(63,787)INCOME (LOSS) FROM CONTINUING OPERATIONS1,632(384)(3,057)2,088DISCONTINUED OPERATIONSIncome from discontinued operations6418762,5354,059Impairments(4,999)(150)(6,697)(6,252)Gain on sales of real estate properties5,642407,0358,352INCOME FROM DISCONTINUED OPERATIONS1,2847662,8736,159NET INCOME (LOSS)2,916382(184)8,247Less:  Net income attributable to noncontrolling interests-(2)(30)(47)NET INCOME (LOSS) ATTRIBUTABLE TO COMMON STOCKHOLDERS$        2,916$           380$         (214)$        8,200BASIC EARNINGS (LOSS) PER COMMON SHAREIncome (loss) from continuing operations$          0.02$        (0.01)$        (0.04)$          0.03Discontinued operations 0.020.020.040.10Net income (loss) attributable to common stockholders$          0.04$          0.01$          0.00$          0.13DILUTED EARNINGS (LOSS) PER COMMON SHAREIncome (loss) from continuing operations$          0.02$        (0.01)$        (0.04)$          0.03Discontinued operations 0.020.020.040.10Net income (loss) attributable to common stockholders$          0.04$          0.01$          0.00$          0.13WEIGHTED AVERAGE COMMON SHARES OUTSTANDING - BASIC76,404,70963,176,73272,720,14761,722,786WEIGHTED AVERAGE COMMON SHARES OUTSTANDING - DILUTED77,474,95163,176,73272,720,14762,770,826(1)The 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 INCORPORATEDConsolidated Statements of Cash Flows (1)(Dollars in thousands)(Unaudited)Three Months Ended Twelve Months Ended December 31,December 31,2011201020112010Cash flows from operating activities:Net income (loss)$  2,916$        382$      (184)$     8,247NON-CASH ITEMS:Depreciation and amortization - real estate23,06219,01185,36272,213Depreciation and amortization - other1,9421,3997,0265,681Provision for bad debt, net (95)9(160)(409)Impairments4,9991506,6977,511Straight-line rent receivable(1,137)(549)(4,630)(2,472)Straight-line rent liability119(217)48892Stock-based compensation6505662,9222,411Provision for deferred post-retirement benefits4612231,8441,390Other non-cash items---(542)   Total non-cash items30,00120,59299,54985,875OTHER ITEMS:Accounts payable and accrued liabilities12,148(3,524)10,7705,834Other liabilities1,822(1,098)7,939470Other assets(3,459)(2,212)(7,993)(9,137)Gain on sales of real estate properties(5,642)(40)(7,035)(8,352)Loss on extinguishment of debt--1,986480Payment of partial pension settlement-(2,240)-(2,582)   Total other items4,869(9,114)5,667(13,287)Net cash provided by operating activities37,78611,860105,03280,835Cash flows from investing activities:Acquisition and development of real estate properties(50,255)(185,381)(230,106)(369,034)Funding of mortgages and notes receivable(9,953)(11,188)(101,931)(25,109)Proceeds from sales of real estate14,5791,19119,57234,512Proceeds from mortgages and notes receivable repayments2,8091,81617,7979,201Net cash used in investing activities(42,820)(193,562)(294,668)(350,430)Cash flows from financing activities:Net borrowings (repayments) on unsecured credit facility37,000(131,000)212,000(50,000)Borrowings on notes and bonds payable-396,800-396,800Repayments on notes and bonds payable(1,166)(757)(3,703)(2,516)Repurchase of notes payable--(280,201)(8,556)Dividends paid(23,352)(19,340)(89,270)(75,821)Proceeds from issuance of common stock8038,761251,916118,205Purchase of noncontrolling interests --(1,591)-Common stock redemptions(35)-(86)-Debt issuance and assumption costs(6,806)(483)(7,728)(1,199)Capital contributions received from noncontrolling interests-(53)-633Distributions to noncontrolling interest holders(3)(82)(284)(481)Net cash provided by financing activities5,718283,84681,053377,065Increase (decrease) in cash and cash equivalents684102,144(108,583)107,470Cash and cash equivalents, beginning of period4,05411,177113,3215,851Cash and cash equivalents, end of period$  4,738$ 113,321$    4,738$ 113,321(1)  The 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 December 31,Twelve Months Ended December 31,2011201020112010Net Income (loss) Attributable to Common Stockholders$                       2,916$                             380$                     (214)$                        8,200   Gain on sales of real estate properties(5,642)(40)(7,035)(8,352)   Impairments4,9991506,6977,511   Real estate depreciation and amortization23,06218,88385,23471,725   Total adjustments22,41918,99384,89670,884Funds From Operations$                     25,335$                        19,373$                  84,682$                      79,084Funds From Operations Per Common Share - Diluted$                         0.33$                            0.30$                      1.15$                          1.26Weighted Average Common Shares Outstanding - Diluted77,474,95164,241,16473,807,04162,770,826Reconciliation of Funds Available for Distribution (2): (Dollars in thousands, except per share data)(Unaudited)Three Months EndedDecember 31, 2011Net Income Attributable to Common Stockholders$                          2,916   Gain on sales of real estate properties(5,642)   Total non-cash items included in cash flows from operating activities (3)30,001Funds Available For Distribution$                        27,275Funds Available For Distribution Per Common Share - Diluted$                            0.35Weighted Average Common Shares Outstanding - Diluted77,474,951Normalized Funds from Operations and Funds Available for Distribution:(Dollars in thousands, except per share data)(Unaudited)Three Months EndedDecember 31, 2011Funds From Operations$                        25,335Adjustments:   Acquisition costs199   Write off of deferred financing costs upon renewal of line of credit facility393Normalized Funds From Operations$                        25,927Normalized Funds From Operations Per Common Share - Diluted$                            0.33Weighted Average Common Shares Outstanding - Diluted77,474,951Three Months EndedDecember 31, 2011Funds Available For Distribution$                        27,275Adjustments:   Acquisition costs199Normalized Funds Available For Distribution$                        27,474Normalized Funds Available For Distribution Per Common Share - Diluted$                            0.35Weighted Average Common Shares Outstanding - Diluted77,474,951(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.  The SEC indicated in 2003 that impairment charges (losses) could not be added back to net income attributable to common stockholders in calculating FFO.  However, in late October 2011, NAREIT issued an alert indicating that the SEC staff recently advised NAREIT that it currently takes no position on the matter of whether impairment charges should be added back to net income to compute FFO and NAREIT affirmed its original definition of FFO.  For 2011, the Company is following  the NAREIT definition to exclude impairment charges and has restated all prior periods to exclude impairment charges in calculating FFO and FFO per share to agree with the 2011 presentation.(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 be considered 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 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