Citadel Advisors LLC Has $9.48 Million Position in Healthcare Trust Of America Inc (HTA)

Citadel Advisors LLC raised its stake in shares of Healthcare Trust Of America Inc (NYSE:HTA) by 1,696.3% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 355,604 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after purchasing an additional 335,808 shares during the period. Citadel Advisors LLC owned 0.17% of Healthcare Trust Of America worth $9,484,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other large investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. BlackRock Inc. raised its position in shares of Healthcare Trust Of America by 4.4% in the 2nd quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 14,959,706 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $403,314,000 after acquiring an additional 625,147 shares in the last quarter. FMR LLC raised its position in shares of Healthcare Trust Of America by 1.0% in the 3rd quarter. FMR LLC now owns 7,326,597 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $195,400,000 after acquiring an additional 70,645 shares in the last quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised its position in shares of Healthcare Trust Of America by 56.9% in the 3rd quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 7,180,784 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $191,513,000 after acquiring an additional 2,603,289 shares in the last quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. bought a new position in shares of Healthcare Trust Of America in the 3rd quarter worth about $180,458,000. Finally, AEW Capital Management L P raised its position in shares of Healthcare Trust Of America by 6.6% in the 2nd quarter. AEW Capital Management L P now owns 3,595,100 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $96,924,000 after acquiring an additional 222,600 shares in the last quarter. 95.39% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Shares of HTA opened at $27.94 on Thursday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.76, a current ratio of 1.33 and a quick ratio of 1.33. The stock has a market capitalization of $5.79 billion, a PE ratio of 16.93, a PEG ratio of 4.29 and a beta of 0.22. Healthcare Trust Of America Inc has a one year low of $24.06 and a one year high of $31.69.

Healthcare Trust Of America (NYSE:HTA) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, October 25th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.41 EPS for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.41. The company had revenue of $175.14 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $174.85 million. Healthcare Trust Of America had a return on equity of 7.31% and a net margin of 34.48%. On average, sell-side analysts forecast that Healthcare Trust Of America Inc will post 1.63 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, January 9th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, January 2nd will be paid a $0.31 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Monday, December 31st. This represents a $1.24 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.44%. Healthcare Trust Of America’s dividend payout ratio is presently 76.07%.

Several research analysts have recently weighed in on HTA shares. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lifted their price objective on Healthcare Trust Of America from $28.00 to $29.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 29th. Jefferies Financial Group reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $34.00 price objective on shares of Healthcare Trust Of America in a research report on Monday, August 13th. ValuEngine raised Healthcare Trust Of America from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, October 8th. SunTrust Banks lowered their price objective on Healthcare Trust Of America from $32.00 to $30.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Monday, October 29th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised Healthcare Trust Of America from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, September 3rd. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Healthcare Trust Of America presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $30.40.

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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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