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2 Positive Health Care REIT Views

Investors may still be able to find some upside in the health care sector, in the real estate investment trust outfits. Physicians Realty Trust (DOC) and Health Care REIT (HCN) were both given positive analyst views by the analyst team at Canaccord Genuity, with an upside averaging north of 20% on a total return basis. Canaccord Genuity's analyst covering healthcare REITs is Paul Morgan.

On Physicians Realty Trust (DOC), Morgan was updating the firm's model to reflect intra-quarter adjustments after the second quarter earnings season. Morgan said:

Our current 2015 and 2016 normalized FFO/share are $0.94 (down 4 cents, which is due almost entirely to later timing of second quarter acquisitions), and $1.14 (down 2 cents, reflecting an...