Seaport Global Positive On RGC Resources (RGCO); 10 Analysts Bullish Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. (HTA)

April 17, 2018 - By Linda Rogers

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Among 12 analysts covering Healthcare Trust of America (NYSE:HTA), 10 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 83% are positive. Healthcare Trust of America had 40 analyst reports since August 26, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, June 20 by BMO Capital Markets. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Buy” rating and $3600 target in Tuesday, July 4 report. On Friday, December 16 the stock rating was initiated by Jefferies with “Buy”. The firm has “Strong Buy” rating by Raymond James given on Monday, July 17. SunTrust maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, January 22 report. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, January 9 report. The stock of Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. (NYSE:HTA) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, June 5 by Jefferies. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets on Monday, March 26 with “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Thursday, February 15. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, October 16 by TheStreet. See Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. (NYSE:HTA) latest ratings:

26/03/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $31.0000 Maintain
26/03/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Buy New Target: $32.0000 Maintain
20/03/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Overweight Old Target: $33 New Target: $30 Maintain
20/02/2018 Broker: Mizuho Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $32 Downgrade
15/02/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Buy New Target: $32.0 Maintain
15/02/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Buy New Target: $34.0 Maintain
22/01/2018 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Buy New Target: $33.0 Maintain
09/01/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $33.0 Maintain
25/10/2017 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Buy Old Target: $34 New Target: $35 Maintain
24/10/2017 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Buy New Target: $36.0 Maintain

Analysts at Seaport Global began coverage on shares of RGC Resources (NASDAQ:RGCO) in a report sent to clients and investors on Tuesday, 17 April. The financial firm set an Neutral rating on the $197.07 million market cap company.

Among 2 analysts covering RGC Resources (NASDAQ:RGCO), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. RGC Resources had 3 analyst reports since December 20, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, February 6 by Janney Capital. On Tuesday, April 17 the stock rating was initiated by Seaport Global with “Hold”.

The stock increased 0.65% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $24.71. About 531 shares traded. RGC Resources, Inc. (NASDAQ:RGCO) has risen 17.29% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 5.74% the S&P500.

Analysts await RGC Resources, Inc. (NASDAQ:RGCO) to report earnings on May, 7. They expect $0.54 EPS, up 20.00% or $0.09 from last year’s $0.45 per share. RGCO’s profit will be $4.31 million for 11.44 P/E if the $0.54 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.25 actual EPS reported by RGC Resources, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 116.00% EPS growth.

RGC Resources, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as an energy services company. The company has market cap of $197.07 million. The firm sells and distributes natural gas to residential, commercial, and industrial clients in Roanoke, Virginia, and the surrounding localities. It has a 29.74 P/E ratio. It also provides various unregulated services.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.25 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.44, from 1.69 in 2017Q3. It dropped, as 3 investors sold RGC Resources, Inc. shares while 13 reduced holdings. 4 funds opened positions while 16 raised stakes. 1.59 million shares or 0.27% less from 1.59 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Jpmorgan Chase And Comm reported 0% of its portfolio in RGC Resources, Inc. (NASDAQ:RGCO). California Pub Employees Retirement System reported 12,900 shares. Morgan Stanley reported 47,826 shares. Bridgeway stated it has 0% of its portfolio in RGC Resources, Inc. (NASDAQ:RGCO). Thompson Siegel And Walmsley Ltd Co stated it has 42,327 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Moreover, Price T Rowe Md has 0% invested in RGC Resources, Inc. (NASDAQ:RGCO) for 12,879 shares. Royal Natl Bank Of Canada holds 0% or 85 shares. Pnc Finance Grp Inc invested in 0% or 5,400 shares. Int Group Incorporated invested in 4,504 shares or 0% of the stock. Wells Fargo And Mn has 19,201 shares. 406 were accumulated by Salem Counselors. Trust Company Of Virginia Va reported 0.21% in RGC Resources, Inc. (NASDAQ:RGCO). 1,800 were accumulated by Captrust Financial Advisors. New York State Common Retirement Fund holds 0% in RGC Resources, Inc. (NASDAQ:RGCO) or 7,100 shares. Fca Tx invested in 0.37% or 34,269 shares.

Since January 2, 2018, it had 13 insider buys, and 0 sales for $16,415 activity. 41 shares were bought by D ORAZIO JOHN S, worth $1,005. 98 shares valued at $2,344 were bought by SMOOT RAYMOND D JR on Thursday, February 1. Nester Paul W bought $290 worth of stock. AGEE NANCY H bought $1,496 worth of stock.

Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. is a publicly owned equity real estate investment trust. The company has market cap of $5.34 billion. The firm invests in the real estate markets of the United States. It has a 75.03 P/E ratio. It is engaged in acquiring, owning and operating high-quality medical office buildings located primarily on-campus or affiliated with the nationÂ’s leading healthcare systems.

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