Healthcare Trust (HTA) Gets a Hold Rating from BMO Capital

By Carrie Williams

BMO Capital analyst John Kim maintained a Hold rating on Healthcare Trust (HTAResearch Report) yesterday and set a price target of $28.00. The company’s shares closed last Monday at $30.35, close to its 52-week high of $30.86.

According to TipRanks.com, Kim is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 5.2% and a 59.0% success rate. Kim covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as Apartment Investment & Management, Franklin Street Properties, and National Health Investors.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Moderate Buy analyst consensus rating for Healthcare Trust with a $30.50 average price target.

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Based on Healthcare Trust’s latest earnings release for the quarter ending June 30, the company reported a quarterly net profit of $16.26 million. In comparison, last year the company had a net profit of $173 million.

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Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. operates as a real estate investment trust, which owns and operates medical office buildings. It invests in medical office buildings. The company was founded by Scott D. Peters on April 20, 2006 and is headquartered in Scottsdale, AZ.