Reminder - Healthcare Trust Of America (HTA) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon
Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 3/25/14, Healthcare Trust Of America Inc (Symbol: HTA) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.1437, payable on 4/3/14. As a percentage of HTA's recent stock price of $11.30, this dividend works out to approximately 1.27%, so look for shares of Healthcare Trust Of America Inc to trade 1.27% lower - all else being equal - when HTA shares open for trading on 3/25/14.
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from HTA is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 5.09% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of HTA shares, versus its 200 day moving average:
Looking at the chart above, HTA's low point in its 52 week range is $9.71 per share, with $13.34 as the 52 week high point - that compares with a last trade of $11.30.
According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, HTA makes up 1.69% of the iShares Residential Real Estate Capped ETF (Symbol: REZ) which is trading higher by about 0.6% on the day Friday.
In Friday trading, Healthcare Trust Of America Inc shares are currently up about 1.1% on the day.