Green Street Investors LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Healthcare Trust Of America Inc (NYSE:HTA) by 6.7% during the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 125,000 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after purchasing an additional 7,900 shares during the period. Healthcare Trust Of America accounts for about 2.1% of Green Street Investors LLC’s portfolio, making the stock its 18th biggest position. Green Street Investors LLC’s holdings in Healthcare Trust Of America were worth $3,755,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. Zions Bancorporation bought a new stake in shares of Healthcare Trust Of America during the 3rd quarter valued at about $120,000. 1st Global Advisors Inc. bought a new stake in shares of Healthcare Trust Of America during the 2nd quarter valued at about $229,000. First Allied Advisory Services Inc. boosted its position in shares of Healthcare Trust Of America by 1.8% during the 2nd quarter. First Allied Advisory Services Inc. now owns 7,875 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $243,000 after purchasing an additional 137 shares in the last quarter. Profund Advisors LLC bought a new stake in shares of Healthcare Trust Of America during the 2nd quarter valued at about $294,000. Finally, Park Avenue Securities LLC boosted its position in shares of Healthcare Trust Of America by 41.8% during the 3rd quarter. Park Avenue Securities LLC now owns 10,000 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $296,000 after purchasing an additional 2,950 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 98.15% of the company’s stock.

HTA has been the topic of several research analyst reports. TheStreet upgraded Healthcare Trust Of America from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 24th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Healthcare Trust Of America from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, January 5th. Mizuho restated a “buy” rating and set a $36.00 target price on shares of Healthcare Trust Of America in a research report on Wednesday, October 4th. SunTrust Banks set a $33.00 target price on Healthcare Trust Of America and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday. Finally, Capital One Financial restated an “equal weight” rating and set a $31.00 target price on shares of Healthcare Trust Of America in a research report on Monday, September 25th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, nine have issued a buy rating and two have given a strong buy rating to the stock. Healthcare Trust Of America presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $33.60.

Shares of Healthcare Trust Of America Inc (HTA) traded up $0.35 during trading hours on Tuesday, reaching $27.79. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,674,000 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,344,857. The company has a market capitalization of $5,750.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 115.79, a P/E/G ratio of 3.88 and a beta of 0.32. 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 Inc has a 1-year low of $27.09 and a 1-year high of $33.00.

Healthcare Trust Of America (NYSE:HTA) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October 24th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.07 earnings per share (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 firm’s revenue was up 48.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.40 EPS. equities research analysts expect that Healthcare Trust Of America Inc will post 1.65 earnings per share for the current year.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, January 9th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, January 2nd were issued a $0.305 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Friday, December 29th. This represents a $1.22 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.39%. Healthcare Trust Of America’s payout ratio is currently 508.33%.

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

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