Healthcare Trust of America Inc. [NYSE: HTA] stock went on an upward path that rose over 2.19% on Tuesday, amounting to a one-week price increase of more than 4.60%. Over the last 12 months, HTA stock dropped by -0.96%. The one-year Healthcare Trust of America Inc. stock forecast points to a potential downside of -1.65. The average equity rating for HTA stock is currently 2.20, trading closer to a bullish pattern in the stock market.
The market cap for the stock reached $5.99 billion, with 218.48 million shares outstanding and 217.40 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 2.33M shares, HTA stock reached a trading volume of 2522882 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Guru’s Opinion on Healthcare Trust of America Inc. [HTA]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for HTA shares is $28.40 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on HTA stock is a recommendation set at 2.20. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
BTIG Research have made an estimate for Healthcare Trust of America Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Neutral, with their previous recommendation back on March 16, 2020. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, BMO Capital Markets raised their target price from $33 to $35. The new note on the price target was released on January 07, 2020, representing the official price target for Healthcare Trust of America Inc. stock. On December 18, 2019, analysts increased their price target for HTA shares from 31 to 32.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Healthcare Trust of America Inc. is set at 1.09, with the Price to Sales ratio for HTA stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 8.45. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 1.87, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 1.04. Price to Free Cash Flow for HTA in the course of the last twelve months was 87.56.
HTA Stock Performance Analysis:
Healthcare Trust of America Inc. [HTA] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 4.60. With this latest performance, HTA shares gained by 19.89% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -0.28% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -0.96% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for HTA stock in for the last two-week period is set at 63.60, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 66.24, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 59.96 for Healthcare Trust of America Inc. [HTA]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 25.54, while it was recorded at 27.47 for the last single week of trading, and 28.66 for the last 200 days.
Insight into Healthcare Trust of America Inc. Fundamentals:
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Healthcare Trust of America Inc. [HTA] shares currently have an operating margin of +7.46 and a Gross Margin at +27.82. Healthcare Trust of America Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +4.38.
Return on Total Capital for HTA is now 0.84, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 0.51. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 0.91, with Return on Assets sitting at 0.47. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Healthcare Trust of America Inc. [HTA] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 87.80. Additionally, HTA Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 46.75, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 44.41. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 84.59, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 45.04.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Healthcare Trust of America Inc. [HTA] managed to generate an average of $99,518 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 5.28 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.11.
HTA Stock EPS
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Healthcare Trust of America Inc. posted 0.08/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.08/share. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for HTA.
Healthcare Trust of America Inc. [HTA] Insider Position Details
There are presently around $6,216 million, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of HTA stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 30,217,864, which is approximately 0.518% of the company’s market cap and around 0.30% of the total institutional ownership; COHEN & STEERS, INC., holding 18,827,191 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $531.87 million in HTA stocks shares; and BLACKROCK INC., currently with $461.27 million in HTA stock with ownership of nearly 5.658% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Healthcare Trust of America Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of May and at the time of the May reporting period, where 184 institutional holders increased their position in Healthcare Trust of America Inc. [NYSE:HTA] by around 19,721,634 shares. Additionally, 140 investors decreased positions by around 22,063,468 shares, while 56 investors held positions by with 178,240,877 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 220,025,979 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. HTA stock had 45 new institutional investments in for a total of 4,128,861 shares, while 38 institutional investors sold positions of 3,024,925 shares during the same period.