Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. (NYSE:HTA) Stock Holdings Boosted by Sei Investments Co.

Sei Investments Co. lifted its position in Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. (NYSE:HTA) by 52.0% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 754,592 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after buying an additional 258,212 shares during the period. Sei Investments Co. owned approximately 0.35% of Healthcare Trust of America worth $20,781,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of HTA. PGGM Investments acquired a new position in Healthcare Trust of America during the fourth quarter worth about $74,122,000. Daiwa Securities Group Inc. boosted its position in shares of Healthcare Trust of America by 68.0% during the 4th quarter. Daiwa Securities Group Inc. now owns 6,024,192 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $165,906,000 after purchasing an additional 2,439,001 shares in the last quarter. Strs Ohio grew its stake in shares of Healthcare Trust of America by 173.3% in the 4th quarter. Strs Ohio now owns 1,543,634 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $42,511,000 after purchasing an additional 978,753 shares during the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. raised its holdings in shares of Healthcare Trust of America by 4.8% in the 4th quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 17,268,600 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $475,579,000 after purchasing an additional 798,494 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. raised its holdings in shares of Healthcare Trust of America by 20.7% in the 4th quarter. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. now owns 3,318,314 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $91,386,000 after purchasing an additional 568,182 shares in the last quarter. 97.74% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

NYSE:HTA opened at $27.72 on Tuesday. The company has a market capitalization of $6.06 billion, a P/E ratio of 184.80 and a beta of 0.58. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $28.18 and its 200 day moving average price is $26.75. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.92, a quick ratio of 1.42 and a current ratio of 1.42. Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. has a 52 week low of $20.61 and a 52 week high of $34.22.

Healthcare Trust of America (NYSE:HTA) last posted its earnings results on Monday, February 22nd. The real estate investment trust reported $0.13 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.43 by ($0.30). The business had revenue of $187.02 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $187.10 million. Healthcare Trust of America had a return on equity of 1.84% and a net margin of 4.67%. The business’s revenue was up 6.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.42 earnings per share. As a group, sell-side analysts forecast that Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. will post 1.69 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Several research analysts have issued reports on the stock. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lowered shares of Healthcare Trust of America from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $29.00 price target on the stock. in a research report on Monday, December 21st. Jefferies Financial Group lifted their target price on shares of Healthcare Trust of America from $33.00 to $35.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 13th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Healthcare Trust of America from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, February 2nd. Capital One Financial lowered shares of Healthcare Trust of America from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 20th. Finally, Citigroup Inc. 3% Minimum Coupon Principal Protected Based Upon Russell raised shares of Healthcare Trust of America from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and boosted their target price for the company from $28.00 to $29.00 in a research note on Tuesday, December 15th. Seven analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $29.92.

Healthcare Trust of America Company Profile

Healthcare Trust of America, Inc (NYSE: HTA) is the largest dedicated owner and operator of MOBs in the United States, comprising approximately 25.1 million square feet of GLA, with $7.4 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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