Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. ( HTA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 29, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.305 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 06, 2017. Shareholders who purchased HTA prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 1.67% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $29.5, the dividend yield is 4.14%.
The previous trading day's last sale of HTA was $29.5, representing a -12.46% decrease from the 52 week high of $33.70 and a 12% increase over the 52 week low of $26.34.
HTA is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ) and Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ). HTA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.21. Zacks Investment Research reports HTA's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 1.43%, compared to an industry average of .1%.