Nisa Investment Advisors LLC Has $523,000 Position in Healthcare Trust Of America Inc (HTA)

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Nisa Investment Advisors LLC lifted its stake in shares of Healthcare Trust Of America Inc (NYSE:HTA) by 14.0% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 19,600 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after acquiring an additional 2,400 shares during the period. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC’s holdings in Healthcare Trust Of America were worth $523,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Macquarie Group Ltd. boosted its stake in shares of Healthcare Trust Of America by 2.8% during the second quarter. Macquarie Group Ltd. now owns 67,048 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $1,808,000 after acquiring an additional 1,850 shares during the last quarter. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC lifted its position in Healthcare Trust Of America by 2.2% during the second quarter. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC now owns 91,843 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $2,476,000 after buying an additional 1,971 shares during the period. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA lifted its position in Healthcare Trust Of America by 6.6% during the second quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 46,744 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $1,260,000 after buying an additional 2,914 shares during the period. Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB lifted its position in Healthcare Trust Of America by 15.9% during the second quarter. Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB now owns 26,283 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $709,000 after buying an additional 3,600 shares during the period. Finally, Sequent Asset Management LLC lifted its position in Healthcare Trust Of America by 9.1% during the second quarter. Sequent Asset Management LLC now owns 46,066 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $1,242,000 after buying an additional 3,841 shares during the period.

HTA has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. SunTrust Banks reduced their target price on Healthcare Trust Of America from $32.00 to $30.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research report on Monday. Jefferies Financial Group reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $34.00 target price on shares of Healthcare Trust Of America in a research report on Monday, August 13th. Morgan Stanley downgraded Healthcare Trust Of America from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and reduced their target price for the stock from $27.00 to $26.00 in a research report on Thursday, August 16th. ValuEngine upgraded Healthcare Trust Of America from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, October 8th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Healthcare Trust Of America from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, September 14th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $30.40.

Healthcare Trust Of America stock opened at $26.75 on Wednesday. The stock has a market capitalization of $5.45 billion, a PE ratio of 16.41, a PEG ratio of 4.02 and a beta of 0.22. The company has a current ratio of 1.41, a quick ratio of 1.41 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.81. Healthcare Trust Of America Inc has a 12 month low of $24.06 and a 12 month high of $31.69.

Healthcare Trust Of America (NYSE:HTA) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 2nd. The real estate investment trust reported $0.07 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.41 by ($0.34). The firm had revenue of $173.33 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $176.30 million. Healthcare Trust Of America had a return on equity of 7.36% and a net margin of 34.48%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 23.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.39 earnings per share. On average, equities analysts forecast that Healthcare Trust Of America Inc will post 1.64 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, January 9th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, January 2nd will be issued a $0.31 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, December 31st. This represents a $1.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.64%. Healthcare Trust Of America’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 76.07%.

About Healthcare Trust Of America

Healthcare Trust of America, Inc (NYSE: HTA) is the largest dedicated owner and operator of medical office buildings in the United States, comprising over 24.2 million square feet of GLA, with over $7.0 billion invested primarily in medical office buildings. HTA provides real estate infrastructure for the integrated delivery of healthcare services in highly-desirable locations.

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