$0.42 Earnings Per Share Expected for Healthcare Trust Of America Inc (HTA) This Quarter

Wall Street analysts expect Healthcare Trust Of America Inc (NYSE:HTA) to report $0.42 earnings per share (EPS) for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Three analysts have issued estimates for Healthcare Trust Of America’s earnings. The lowest EPS estimate is $0.41 and the highest is $0.43. Healthcare Trust Of America reported earnings of $0.41 per share in the same quarter last year, which would suggest a positive year-over-year growth rate of 2.4%. The business is expected to report its next quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, April 25th.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Healthcare Trust Of America will report full-year earnings of $1.75 per share for the current financial year, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.69 to $1.79. For the next fiscal year, analysts expect that the firm will report earnings of $1.83 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.75 to $1.89. Zacks’ earnings per share averages are a mean average based on a survey of analysts that follow Healthcare Trust Of America.

A number of analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. Mizuho cut shares of Healthcare Trust Of America from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $32.00 price objective for the company. in a research note on Tuesday. Stifel Nicolaus reduced their price objective on shares of Healthcare Trust Of America from $35.00 to $32.00 and set a “hold” rating for the company in a research note on Friday, February 16th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Healthcare Trust Of America from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, February 14th. Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group reissued an “overweight” rating on shares of Healthcare Trust Of America in a research note on Sunday, October 29th. Finally, TheStreet raised shares of Healthcare Trust Of America from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 24th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating, seven have issued a buy rating and two have given a strong buy rating to the stock. Healthcare Trust Of America has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $32.90.

Shares of Healthcare Trust Of America (NYSE HTA) traded down $0.06 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $26.25. 1,389,738 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,491,057. 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 $5,456.11, a PE ratio of 16.24, a PEG ratio of 3.79 and a beta of 0.16. Healthcare Trust Of America has a 1 year low of $25.15 and a 1 year high of $33.00.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, April 10th. Investors of record on Tuesday, April 3rd will be paid a dividend of $0.305 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, April 2nd. This represents a $1.22 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.65%. Healthcare Trust Of America’s payout ratio is 369.70%.

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of HTA. Zions Bancorporation acquired a new position in shares of Healthcare Trust Of America during the 3rd quarter worth $120,000. Glenmede Trust Co. NA raised its position in shares of Healthcare Trust Of America by 100.0% during the 4th quarter. Glenmede Trust Co. NA now owns 4,000 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $120,000 after acquiring an additional 2,000 shares in the last quarter. American International Group Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Healthcare Trust Of America during the 4th quarter valued at approximately $128,000. YorkBridge Wealth Partners LLC raised its position in shares of Healthcare Trust Of America by 61.1% during the 4th quarter. YorkBridge Wealth Partners LLC now owns 5,220 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $138,000 after acquiring an additional 1,979 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Shelton Capital Management acquired a new stake in shares of Healthcare Trust Of America during the 4th quarter valued at approximately $201,000. 99.69% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

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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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