Ameriprise Financial Inc. lowered its holdings in shares of Healthcare Trust Of America Inc (NYSE:HTA) by 14.1% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 829,278 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 136,460 shares during the quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. owned 0.40% of Healthcare Trust Of America worth $24,712,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. First Mercantile Trust Co. acquired a new stake in shares of Healthcare Trust Of America during the second quarter worth about $132,000. US Bancorp DE raised its position in shares of Healthcare Trust Of America by 1,142.9% during the second quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 4,350 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $135,000 after purchasing an additional 4,000 shares during the period. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado raised its position in shares of Healthcare Trust Of America by 44.0% during the second quarter. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado now owns 6,175 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $192,000 after purchasing an additional 1,888 shares during the period. Stephens Inc. AR acquired a new stake in shares of Healthcare Trust Of America during the second quarter worth about $207,000. Finally, World Asset Management Inc acquired a new stake in shares of Healthcare Trust Of America during the second quarter worth about $215,000. 98.37% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

Healthcare Trust Of America Inc (NYSE:HTA) opened at $30.47 on Friday. The company has a current ratio of 1.30, a quick ratio of 1.30 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.88. The stock has a market capitalization of $6,214.19, a PE ratio of 18.49, a P/E/G ratio of 4.60 and a beta of 0.32. Healthcare Trust Of America Inc has a fifty-two week low of $27.56 and a fifty-two week high of $33.00.

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

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, January 9th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, January 2nd will be paid a $0.305 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, December 29th. This represents a $1.22 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.00%. Healthcare Trust Of America’s dividend payout ratio is 508.35%.

HTA has been the subject of a number of research reports. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Healthcare Trust Of America from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, September 6th. BidaskClub upgraded Healthcare Trust Of America from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, August 26th. TheStreet upgraded Healthcare Trust Of America from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 24th. SunTrust Banks set a $36.00 price objective on Healthcare Trust Of America and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 24th. Finally, Mizuho reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $36.00 price objective on shares of Healthcare Trust Of America in a report on Wednesday, October 4th. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, seven have issued a buy rating and two have issued a strong buy rating to the company. Healthcare Trust Of America presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $34.20.

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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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