Morgan Stanley Sticks to Their Hold Rating for Healthcare (HTA)

By Austin Angelo

Morgan Stanley analyst Vikram Malhorta maintained a Hold rating on Healthcare (HTAResearch Report) today and set a price target of $24.00. The company’s shares closed last Monday at $23.63.

According to, Malhorta is a 1-star analyst with an average return of -9.5% and a 40.0% success rate. Malhorta covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as Eastgroup Properties, Healthcare Realty, and Physicians Realty.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Healthcare is a Moderate Buy with an average price target of $34.20, representing a 47.7% upside. In a report issued on March 16, BTIG also downgraded the stock to Hold.

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The company has a one-year high of $34.22 and a one-year low of $20.61. Currently, Healthcare has an average volume of 1.75M.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 18 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is neutral on the stock.

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