Healthcare Trust of America June 15th Short Interest Update

Healthcare Trust of America (NYSE:HTA), According to the latest information the short interest in Healthcare Trust Of America In shot up by 2.3% or 50,238 shares. The final shorts are 1.6% of the total floated shares. The positions increased from 2,185,608 shares on May 31,2016 to 2,235,846 on June 15,2016. According to the per-day average trading of 702,934 shares, the days to cover are 3. The information was released by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc (FINRA) on June 24th after market close.

Healthcare Trust of America (NYSE:HTA): During Fridays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $30.74 and $30.62 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $32.21. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $31.82, notching a gain of 2.32% for the day. The total traded volume was 2,589,828 . The stock had closed at $31.10 on the previous day.

The company shares have rallied 33.03% from its 1 Year high price. On Jun 24, 2016, the shares registered one year high at $32.21 and the one year low was seen on Sep 10, 2015. The 50-Day Moving Average price is $30.58 and the 200 Day Moving Average price is recorded at $28.57.

Healthcare Trust of America (NYSE:HTA) has climbed 0.92% in the past week and advanced 5.19% in the last 4 weeks. In the past week, the company has outperformed the S&P 500 by 2.59% and the outperformance has advanced to 8.37% for the last 4 weeks period.

Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. (HTA) operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT). HTA does not conduct business itself, other than acting as the sole general partner of Healthcare Trust of America Holdings, LP (HTALP). As of December 31, 2014, HTA owned a 98.5% partnership interest in HTALP. HTA owns and operates medical office buildings (MOBs) in the United States and is focused on building and maintaining a portfolio comprised of MOBs that offer healthcare services. As of December 31, 2014, HTALPs portfolio consisted of approximately 14.8 million square feet of gross leasable area (GLA), with a leased rate of 92.0%. As of December 31, 2014, 96% of HTALPs portfolio based on GLA, are primarily located on the campuses of, or aligned with, nationally and regionally recognized healthcare systems in the United States. These include health systems, such as Hospital Corporation of America, Highmark, Greenville Hospital System, and Indiana University Health, among others.

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