Healthcare Trust Of America Inc (HTA) Shares Sold by Private Advisor Group LLC

Private Advisor Group LLC decreased its stake in Healthcare Trust Of America Inc (NYSE:HTA) by 6.3% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 28,102 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 1,905 shares during the quarter. Private Advisor Group LLC’s holdings in Healthcare Trust Of America were worth $841,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other hedge funds also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Stifel Financial Corp raised its holdings in shares of Healthcare Trust Of America by 3.6% during the 3rd quarter. Stifel Financial Corp now owns 54,790 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $1,667,000 after purchasing an additional 1,910 shares in the last quarter. OxFORD Asset Management LLP bought a new position in shares of Healthcare Trust Of America during the 3rd quarter valued at $429,000. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its holdings in shares of Healthcare Trust Of America by 5.7% during the 3rd quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 2,433,022 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $72,504,000 after purchasing an additional 130,461 shares in the last quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN raised its holdings in shares of Healthcare Trust Of America by 15.1% during the 3rd quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 544,270 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $16,219,000 after purchasing an additional 71,335 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Presima Inc. raised its holdings in shares of Healthcare Trust Of America by 3.0% during the 3rd quarter. Presima Inc. now owns 1,694,300 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $50,490,000 after purchasing an additional 49,400 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 98.37% of the company’s stock.

Several brokerages recently commented on HTA. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Healthcare Trust Of America from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, August 24th. BMO Capital Markets reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $35.00 target price on shares of Healthcare Trust Of America in a report on Monday, October 2nd. Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group reiterated an “overweight” rating on shares of Healthcare Trust Of America in a report on Sunday, October 29th. Capital One Financial reiterated an “equal weight” rating and issued a $31.00 target price on shares of Healthcare Trust Of America in a report on Monday, September 25th. Finally, Mizuho reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $36.00 target price on shares of Healthcare Trust Of America in a report on Wednesday, October 4th. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, seven have given a buy rating and two have issued a strong buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $34.20.

Shares of Healthcare Trust Of America Inc (NYSE:HTA) opened at $30.54 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $6,242.88, a PE ratio of 18.58, a PEG ratio of 4.62 and a beta of 0.32. Healthcare Trust Of America Inc has a 12-month low of $27.56 and a 12-month high of $33.00. The company has a current ratio of 1.30, a quick ratio of 1.30 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.88.

Healthcare Trust Of America (NYSE:HTA) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, October 24th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.07 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.41 by ($0.34). The firm had revenue of $176.00 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $163.62 million. Healthcare Trust Of America had a return on equity of 1.50% and a net margin of 6.75%. The business’s revenue was up 48.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.40 EPS. analysts anticipate that Healthcare Trust Of America Inc will post 1.65 earnings per share for the current year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, January 9th. Investors of record on Tuesday, January 2nd will be issued a $0.305 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, December 29th. This represents a $1.22 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.99%. Healthcare Trust Of America’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 508.35%.

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About Healthcare Trust Of America

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.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Healthcare Trust Of America (NYSE:HTA)

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