Berenberg lifts Healthcare Trust of America Inc. [HTA] price estimate. Who else is bullish?



Healthcare Trust of America Inc. [NYSE: HTA] gained 2.27% on the last trading session, reaching $29.34 price per share at the time. The company report on July 15, 2022 that Healthcare Trust of America Stockholders Approve Merger with Healthcare Realty.

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Transaction Expected to Close on July 20, 2022.

Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. (NYSE: HTA) (“Healthcare Trust of America” or “HTA”) today announced that, based on a preliminary vote count, its stockholders have approved the previously announced combination with Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated (“HR”) at today’s Special Meeting of Stockholders (“Special Meeting”).

Healthcare Trust of America Inc. represents 228.98 million in outstanding shares, while the company has a total market value of $6.57 billion with the latest information. HTA stock price has been found in the range of $28.02 to $29.39.

If compared to the average trading volume of 4.62M shares, HTA reached a trading volume of 50757293 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

Here is what top equities market gurus are saying about 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 $33.06 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 2.60. 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.

Berenberg have made an estimate for Healthcare Trust of America Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on May 10, 2022. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Credit Suisse raised their target price to Outperform. The new note on the price target was released on February 01, 2022, representing the official price target for Healthcare Trust of America Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $34, while Citigroup analysts kept a Neutral rating on HTA stock.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Healthcare Trust of America Inc. is set at 0.89, 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 2.09, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 0.05. Price to Free Cash Flow for HTA in the course of the last twelve months was 245.23.

Trading performance analysis for HTA stock

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 1.66. With this latest performance, HTA shares gained by 8.43% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -10.79% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 6.34% 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 57.13, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 62.83, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 53.60 for Healthcare Trust of America Inc. [HTA]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 28.86, while it was recorded at 28.60 for the last single week of trading, and 31.39 for the last 200 days.

Healthcare Trust of America Inc. [HTA]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis

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 +22.30 and a Gross Margin at +28.89. Healthcare Trust of America Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +12.89.

Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 3.05, with Return on Assets sitting at 1.43.

An analysis of insider ownership at Healthcare Trust of America Inc. [HTA]

There are presently around $6,139 million, or 98.80% of HTA stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of HTA stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 31,349,396, which is approximately -0.598% of the company’s market cap and around 0.20% of the total institutional ownership; COHEN & STEERS, INC., holding 25,711,335 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $754.37 million in HTA stocks shares; and BLACKROCK INC., currently with $445.71 million in HTA stock with ownership of nearly -6.223% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in Healthcare Trust of America Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of August and at the time of the August reporting period, where 206 institutional holders increased their position in Healthcare Trust of America Inc. [NYSE:HTA] by around 33,138,921 shares. Additionally, 185 investors decreased positions by around 42,035,348 shares, while 56 investors held positions by with 134,054,493 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 209,228,762 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. HTA stock had 62 new institutional investments in for a total of 15,386,523 shares, while 55 institutional investors sold positions of 16,206,334 shares during the same period.