Teacher Retirement System of Texas Has $2.07 Million Position in Healthcare Trust Of America Inc (HTA)

Teacher Retirement System of Texas lifted its position in shares of Healthcare Trust Of America Inc (NYSE:HTA) by 336.9% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 68,823 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after buying an additional 53,071 shares during the quarter. Teacher Retirement System of Texas’ holdings in Healthcare Trust Of America were worth $2,067,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC lifted its stake in shares of Healthcare Trust Of America by 5.3% during the 3rd quarter. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC now owns 71,469 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $2,130,000 after buying an additional 3,597 shares in the last quarter. Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL lifted its stake in shares of Healthcare Trust Of America by 9.2% during the 3rd quarter. Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL now owns 135,500 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $4,038,000 after buying an additional 11,400 shares in the last quarter. BT Investment Management Ltd lifted its stake in shares of Healthcare Trust Of America by 35.9% during the 3rd quarter. BT Investment Management Ltd now owns 77,300 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $2,304,000 after buying an additional 20,400 shares in the last quarter. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. lifted its stake in Healthcare Trust Of America by 58.0% in the 3rd quarter. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. now owns 67,479 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $2,011,000 after purchasing an additional 24,768 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Nationwide Fund Advisors purchased a new stake in Healthcare Trust Of America in the 3rd quarter worth $3,490,000. Institutional investors own 99.69% of the company’s stock.

Shares of Healthcare Trust Of America Inc (HTA) opened at $25.80 on Friday. The company has a current ratio of 1.24, a quick ratio of 1.30 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.83. The stock has a market cap of $5,257.38, a PE ratio of 78.18, a PEG ratio of 3.69 and a beta of 0.16. Healthcare Trust Of America Inc has a 1 year low of $25.15 and a 1 year high of $33.00.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, April 10th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, April 3rd will be given a dividend of $0.305 per share. This represents a $1.22 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.73%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, April 2nd. Healthcare Trust Of America’s dividend payout ratio is 369.70%.

Several analysts have commented 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 target on the stock. in a research note on Tuesday. Stifel Nicolaus decreased their price target on shares of Healthcare Trust Of America from $35.00 to $32.00 and set a “hold” rating on the stock 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. SunTrust Banks set a $33.00 price target on shares of Healthcare Trust Of America and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, January 22nd. Finally, BMO Capital Markets reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $33.00 price target on shares of Healthcare Trust Of America in a research note on Tuesday, January 9th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating, seven have given a buy rating and two have issued a strong buy rating to the company. Healthcare Trust Of America has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $32.90.

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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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