Healthcare Trust of America Inc. (NYSE:HTA) finished Wednesday with a subtraction of -$0.06 to close at $32.96, a downside of -0.18 percent. An average of 3,076,340 shares of common stock have been traded in the last five days. There was a gain of $2.49 in the past week. The last 20 days have seen an average of 2,680,285 shares traded, while the 50-day average volume stands at 2,867,654.
HTA stock has increased by 7.43% in the last month. The company shares reached their 1-month lowest point of $29.25 on 10/01/21. With the stock rallying to its 52-week high on 10/13/21, shares of the company touched a low of $23.39 and a high of $33.05 in 52 weeks. In spite of this, the price is down -0.27% from the 52-week high.
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335 days have passed since Healthcare Trust of America Inc. (HTA) last reported insider trading activity. Houghton Amanda, who is EVP – Asset Management, most recently acquired $32,507 shares at $27.80 per share on Nov 13.
Healthcare Trust of America Inc. (HTA) has a trailing price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of 90.30, which compares with the 21.25 for the broader industry and 38.25 for the sector. In the last five years, Healthcare Trust of America Inc.’s PE ratio has ranged between 243.86 and 21.47. The stock’s beta is 0.59. Other valuation ratios to consider include the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio at 9.46, the price-to-book (PB) ratio at 2.33, and the price-to-cash flow ratio at 180.71.
Healthcare Trust of America Inc. pays a $1.30 dividend per share annually. It offers a dividend yield of 3.94%. The company has a payout ratio of 344.50%. The company’s most recent quarterly dividend payment took place on Oct. 11, and it was $0.3250 a share, representing a up of 1.54 from $0.32 last year. Its dividend has been increased for the last 1 consecutive years with the latest increase dividend $0.0050 reported on Tuesday August 3 2021. Dividends have grown by -21.49% each year over the last three years.
Healthcare Trust of America Inc. will next go ex-dividend on 3-Jan. The next dividend payment Healthcare Trust of America Inc. will make is expected to be $0.325.
Further, the company has a long term debt to equity ratio of 0.99 and a total debt to equity ratio of 0.00 for the quarter ending June 29. On the profitability front, the trailing 12-month gross margin is 69.40% against a 5-year average of 68.9%. Its gross profit as reported stood at $164.34 million compared to revenue of $738.97 million.
For investors, determining the potential profitability of the investment also depends on the performance of the company’s management. In the past 12 months, Healthcare Trust of America Inc.’s return on assets was 1.20%, compared to 1.4% over the last five years. In the past year, the return on investment has been 2.20%, and the 5-year average is 2.7%. Meanwhile, the return on equity (ROE) for the past 12 months has been 2.60% and the 5-year average holds at 2.9%. For the broader industry, ROE averaged 7.37 over the past year.
The analyst consensus anticipated Healthcare Trust of America Inc.’s latest quarter earnings to come in at $0.1 per share, but it turned out to be $0.17, a 70.00% surprise. For the quarter, EBITDA amounted to $98.8 million. At the end of the quarter ending June 29, Healthcare Trust of America Inc.’s stock balance sheet showed total debt was $3.29 billion. Shareholders own equity worth $218.85 million.
From a technical analysis perspective, let’s take a brief look at Healthcare Trust of America Inc. (HTA) price momentum. RSI 9-day as of the close on 13 October was 78.29%, suggesting the stock is Overbought, with historical volatility in this time frame at 13.69%.
As of today, HTA’s price is $32.32 +8.17% or $2.49 from its 5-day moving average. HTA is currently trading +7.68% higher than its 20-day SMA and +18.65% higher than its 100-day SMA. However, the stock’s current price level is +16.47% above the SMA50 and +19.94% above the SMA200.
The stochastic %K and %D were 97.00% and 94.07%, respectively, and the average true range (ATR) was 0.71. With the 14-day stochastic at 97.00% and the average true range at 0.68, the RSI (14) stands at 72.29%. The stock has reached 1.48 on the 9-day MACD Oscillator while the 14-day reading was at 1.97.
Truist downgraded Healthcare Trust of America Inc. (NYSE: HTA) to a a Hold rating in its most recent analyst report. Previously, the stock was rated as a a Buy.The consensus rating for Healthcare Trust of America Inc. (HTA) among analysts is Overweight. According to current brokerage recommendations, 0 brokerage firms advise that investors sell HTA, while 8 suggest investors hold. There are 0 analysts who rate the stock as underweight. The stock is rated overweight by 0 analysts, while 4 others rate it as a “buy”.
What is HTA’s price target for the next 12 months?
Analysts predict a range of price targets between $30.00 and $35.00, with a median target of $32.50. Taking a look at these predictions, the average price target given by analysts for Healthcare Trust of America Inc. (HTA) stock is $32.70.