Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. (NYSE:HTA)‘s stock had its “overweight” rating reaffirmed by investment analysts at Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group in a report issued on Sunday.

A number of other brokerages have also commented on HTA. TheStreet upgraded shares of Healthcare Trust of America from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 24th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Healthcare Trust of America from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 3rd. Mizuho restated a “buy” rating and set a $36.00 price target on shares of Healthcare Trust of America in a research note on Wednesday, October 4th. BidaskClub lowered shares of Healthcare Trust of America from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Saturday, July 8th. Finally, Capital One Financial Corporation restated an “equal weight” rating and set a $31.00 price target on shares of Healthcare Trust of America in a research note on Monday, September 25th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, eight have issued a buy rating and two have given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. Healthcare Trust of America presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $34.20.

Healthcare Trust of America (NYSE HTA) opened at 29.89 on Friday. The company has a 50-day moving average of $30.06 and a 200-day moving average of $30.70. Healthcare Trust of America has a 52-week low of $26.34 and a 52-week high of $33.00. The company has a market cap of $6.00 billion, a P/E ratio of 146.52 and a beta of 0.30.

Healthcare Trust of America (NYSE:HTA) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October 24th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.07 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.41 by ($0.34). The business had revenue of $176.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $163.62 million. Healthcare Trust of America had a net margin of 6.75% and a return on equity of 1.50%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 48.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.40 EPS. On average, equities research analysts expect that Healthcare Trust of America will post $0.25 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. V Wealth Management LLC bought a new stake in shares of Healthcare Trust of America in the 2nd quarter worth $101,000. First Mercantile Trust Co. bought a new stake in shares of Healthcare Trust of America in the 2nd quarter worth $132,000. US Bancorp DE grew its stake in shares of Healthcare Trust of America by 1,142.9% in the 2nd quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 4,350 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $135,000 after acquiring an additional 4,000 shares in the last quarter. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado grew its stake in shares of Healthcare Trust of America by 44.0% in the 2nd quarter. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado now owns 6,175 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $192,000 after acquiring an additional 1,888 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Comerica Bank bought a new stake in shares of Healthcare Trust of America in the 1st quarter worth $202,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 97.78% of the company’s stock.

Healthcare Trust of America Company Profile

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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