Health care real estate investment trust Healthcare Trust of America (NYSE: HTA ) will pay a regular quarterly dividend of $0.14375 per share on July 3 to shareholders of record at the close of business on June 27, the company announced today.
Healthcare Trust began paying a quarterly dividend last year when it went public and initiated a payout at the rate of $0.0479 per share.
Healthcare Trust of America is a "fully integrated, leading owner" of medical office buildings "located on or aligned with campuses of nationally or regionally recognized health care systems in the U.S." It has a portfolio of properties in 27 states that totals approximately $2.6 billion and is comprised of approximately 12.7 million square feet. The REIT began trading on the New York Stock Exchange on June 6, 2012.
The most recent dividend payment equates to a $0.575-per-share annual dividend yielding 4.6% based on the closing price of Healthcare Trust's stock on April 29.