Healthcare Trust Of America Inc (HTA) Position Increased by Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC

Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC increased its holdings in Healthcare Trust Of America Inc (NYSE:HTA) by 25.0% during the 1st quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 94,384 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after purchasing an additional 18,860 shares during the quarter. Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC’s holdings in Healthcare Trust Of America were worth $2,698,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of HTA. JPMorgan Chase & Co. grew its stake in shares of Healthcare Trust Of America by 56.9% in the third quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 7,180,784 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $191,513,000 after purchasing an additional 2,603,289 shares during the last quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC grew its stake in shares of Healthcare Trust Of America by 57.9% in the third quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 42,539 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $1,134,000 after purchasing an additional 15,601 shares during the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP grew its stake in shares of Healthcare Trust Of America by 2.3% in the third quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 3,102,986 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $82,752,000 after purchasing an additional 69,656 shares during the last quarter. Hsbc Holdings PLC grew its stake in shares of Healthcare Trust Of America by 15.7% in the third quarter. Hsbc Holdings PLC now owns 42,598 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $1,136,000 after purchasing an additional 5,771 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Allianz Asset Management GmbH bought a new stake in shares of Healthcare Trust Of America in the third quarter worth about $4,001,000. 92.80% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

Healthcare Trust Of America stock traded down $0.18 during trading hours on Monday, hitting $28.34. 949,861 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,413,225. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.76, a quick ratio of 1.21 and a current ratio of 1.21. The stock has a market cap of $5.85 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.49, a PEG ratio of 5.26 and a beta of 0.51. Healthcare Trust Of America Inc has a one year low of $24.06 and a one year high of $29.22.



Healthcare Trust Of America (NYSE:HTA) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 14th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.07 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.41 by ($0.34). The firm had revenue of $172.30 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $172.80 million. Healthcare Trust Of America had a net margin of 30.65% and a return on equity of 6.51%. The business’s revenue was down .8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.41 earnings per share. On average, analysts predict that Healthcare Trust Of America Inc will post 1.64 earnings per share for the current year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, April 10th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, April 3rd were given a $0.31 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, April 2nd. This represents a $1.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.38%. Healthcare Trust Of America’s dividend payout ratio is currently 76.54%.

HTA has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. SunTrust Banks cut their target price on Healthcare Trust Of America to $30.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, April 10th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Capital One Financial raised Healthcare Trust Of America from an “equal weight” rating to an “overweight” rating in a research note on Friday, February 15th. Jefferies Financial Group raised Healthcare Trust Of America from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and raised their target price for the stock from $30.00 to $33.00 in a research note on Friday, March 29th. Morgan Stanley set a $29.00 target price on Healthcare Trust Of America and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, March 28th. Finally, ValuEngine cut Healthcare Trust Of America from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, December 25th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $29.86.

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Healthcare Trust Of America Profile

Healthcare Trust of America, Inc (NYSE: HTA) is the largest dedicated owner and operator of MOBs in the United States, comprising approximately 23.2 million square feet of GLA, with $6.8 billion invested primarily in MOBs. HTA provides real estate infrastructure for the integrated delivery of healthcare services in highly-desirable locations.

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