Media headlines about Healthcare Trust Of America (NYSE:HTA) have trended positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Healthcare Trust Of America earned a daily sentiment score of 0.31 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 46.078945310975 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.

These are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

Several brokerages recently commented on HTA. Morgan Stanley upgraded shares of Healthcare Trust Of America from an “equal weight” rating to an “overweight” rating in a research note on Wednesday, December 13th. TheStreet downgraded shares of Healthcare Trust Of America from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a report on Monday, December 11th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Healthcare Trust Of America from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group restated an “overweight” rating on shares of Healthcare Trust Of America in a report on Sunday, October 29th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus raised their target price on shares of Healthcare Trust Of America from $34.00 to $35.00 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 25th. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, nine have given a buy rating and two have given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $33.60.

Healthcare Trust Of America (NYSE:HTA) opened at $26.20 on Friday. The company has a current ratio of 1.30, a quick ratio of 1.30 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.88. Healthcare Trust Of America has a twelve month low of $25.37 and a twelve month high of $33.00. The firm has a market cap of $5,368.01, a PE ratio of 109.17, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.71 and a beta of 0.16.

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Healthcare Trust Of America Company Profile

Healthcare Trust of America, Inc is a real estate investment trust. The Company is an owner and operator of medical office buildings (MOBs) in the United States. The Company focuses on owning and operating MOBs that serve healthcare delivery and are located on health system campuses, near university medical centers, or in community core outpatient locations.

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