A number of firms have modified their ratings and price targets on shares of Healthcare Trust of America (NYSE: HTA) recently:

  • 10/4/2017 – Healthcare Trust of America had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Mizuho. They now have a $36.00 price target on the stock.
  • 10/3/2017 – Healthcare Trust of America had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Jefferies Group LLC. They now have a $34.00 price target on the stock.
  • 10/2/2017 – Healthcare Trust of America had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at BMO Capital Markets. They now have a $35.00 price target on the stock.
  • 9/25/2017 – Healthcare Trust of America had its “equal weight” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Capital One Financial Corporation. They now have a $31.00 price target on the stock.
  • 9/12/2017 – Healthcare Trust of America was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. is a self-administered real estate investment trust. The Company primarily focuses on medical office buildings, healthcare-related facilities and quality commercial office properties. It also invests to a limited extent in other real estate-related assets. Its portfolio is positioned in metropolitan markets such as Atlanta, GA, Phoenix, AZ, Indianapolis, IN, Greenville, SC, Pittsburgh, PA, Albany, NY, Boston, MA and both Dallas and Houston, TX. Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. is headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona. “
  • 9/6/2017 – Healthcare Trust of America was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating. According to Zacks, “Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. is a self-administered real estate investment trust. The Company primarily focuses on medical office buildings, healthcare-related facilities and quality commercial office properties. It also invests to a limited extent in other real estate-related assets. Its portfolio is positioned in metropolitan markets such as Atlanta, GA, Phoenix, AZ, Indianapolis, IN, Greenville, SC, Pittsburgh, PA, Albany, NY, Boston, MA and both Dallas and Houston, TX. Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. is headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona. “
  • 8/26/2017 – Healthcare Trust of America was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating.
  • 8/24/2017 – Healthcare Trust of America was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. is a self-administered real estate investment trust. The Company primarily focuses on medical office buildings, healthcare-related facilities and quality commercial office properties. It also invests to a limited extent in other real estate-related assets. Its portfolio is positioned in metropolitan markets such as Atlanta, GA, Phoenix, AZ, Indianapolis, IN, Greenville, SC, Pittsburgh, PA, Albany, NY, Boston, MA and both Dallas and Houston, TX. Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. is headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona. “
  • 8/15/2017 – Healthcare Trust of America was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating. According to Zacks, “Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. is a self-administered real estate investment trust. The Company primarily focuses on medical office buildings, healthcare-related facilities and quality commercial office properties. It also invests to a limited extent in other real estate-related assets. Its portfolio is positioned in metropolitan markets such as Atlanta, GA, Phoenix, AZ, Indianapolis, IN, Greenville, SC, Pittsburgh, PA, Albany, NY, Boston, MA and both Dallas and Houston, TX. Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. is headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona. “

Shares of Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. (NYSE HTA) traded up 0.452% on Thursday, hitting $30.005. 150,721 shares of the stock traded hands. The firm’s 50 day moving average is $30.56 and its 200 day moving average is $30.93. Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. has a 52 week low of $26.34 and a 52 week high of $33.00. The firm has a market capitalization of $6.02 billion, a PE ratio of 147.083 and a beta of 0.30.

Healthcare Trust of America (NYSE:HTA) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday, July 31st. The real estate investment trust reported $0.39 EPS for the quarter, hitting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.39. The business had revenue of $139.90 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $133.69 million. Healthcare Trust of America had a net margin of 6.07% and a return on equity of 1.42%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 23.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.38 earnings per share. On average, analysts expect that Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. will post $0.26 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, October 6th. Shareholders of record on Monday, October 2nd will be given a dividend of $0.305 per share. This is a positive change from Healthcare Trust of America’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.30. This represents a $1.22 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.08%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, September 29th. Healthcare Trust of America’s dividend payout ratio is 580.95%.

Healthcare Trust of America, Inc is a real estate investment trust. The Company is an owner and operator of medical office buildings (MOBs) in the United States. The Company focuses on owning and operating MOBs that serve healthcare delivery and are located on health system campuses, near university medical centers, or in community core outpatient locations.

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