Medical Properties Trust, Inc

Doris Richards
December 7, 2017

The firm owned 608,800 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock after buying an additional 9,700 shares during the quarter. The real estate investment trust reported $0.33 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.32 by $0.01. They issued an "outperform" rating and a $14.00 target price for the company. (MPW) traded down $0.02 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching $13.82. The Evergreen Capital Management Llc holds 98,250 shares with $1.26 million value, up from 43,275 last quarter.

The collective rating of 2.7 for Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (NYSE:MPW) shareholders before Dec 6, 2017 will receive the $0.24 dividend. It has underperformed by 39.48% the S&P500. A stock with a beta less than 1 is considered less volatile than the market; more than 1 means more volatile.

Other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Evergreen Capital Management Llc acquired 54,975 shares as Medical Pptys Trust Inc (MPW)'s stock declined 0.60%. This will give analytical advantage to a shorter-term trader since it pursues the price more intimately, and consequently produces less "lag" as comparison to the longer-term moving average. (NYSE:MPW). Lsv Asset accumulated 5.67 million shares. It has underperformed by 20.00% the S&P500.

ILLEGAL ACTIVITY NOTICE: "Swiss National Bank Boosts Position in Medical Properties Trust, Inc". (NYSE:MPW). 98,265 are held by Malaga Cove Cap Lc. Principal Financial Group Inc. raised its position in Medical Properties Trust by 1.5% during the third quarter.

Among 13 analysts covering Medical Properties Trust (NYSE:MPW), 7 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 4 Hold.

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 12/6/17, Travelport Worldwide Ltd (Symbol: TVPT), Best Buy Inc (Symbol: BBY), and Medical Properties Trust Inc (Symbol: MPW) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. The Return on Equity (ROE) and Return on Investment values are 7.4 percent and 5.7 percent respectively.


About Medical Properties Trust Medical Properties Trust, Inc is a real estate investment trust (REIT).

Investors sentiment increased to 2.18 in Q2 2017. (NYSE:MPW). Bank & Trust Of Mellon invested in 13.53 million shares. 57 funds opened positions while 139 raised stakes. Menta Cap Ltd holds 0.1% or 28,193 shares.

Evergreen Capital Management Llc decreased 8Point3 Energy Partners Lp stake by 187,215 shares to 378,575 valued at $5.73M in 2017Q2. 188 were reported by Peoples. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (NYSE:MPW) for 16,079 shares. Goodwin Daniel L, a Illinois-based fund reported 299,400 shares. Manufacturers Life Insurance The holds 0.01% or 173,954 shares in its portfolio. Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado has invested 0% in Medical Properties Trust, Inc.

Shares of Tahoe Resources Inc. Credit Agricole S A has 225,439 shares. Deutsche Retail Bank Ag has 0% invested in Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (NYSE:MPW) to post earnings of $0.33 per share for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. The stock has 366.82 million shares outstanding and Average True Range for 14 days of 0.16. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.30 EPS. equities research analysts forecast that Medical Properties Trust, Inc. will post 1.32 earnings per share for the current year. Therefore 29% are positive. It improved, as 19 investors sold Medical Properties Trust, Inc. shares while 71 reduced holdings. On Sunday, October 22 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Buy". The firm has "Market Outperform" rating given on Monday, July 17 by JMP Securities. The stock has "Underweight" rating by JP Morgan on Friday, December 16. The company was maintained on Monday, July 10 by Jefferies. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Monday, August 14 by Jefferies. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, six have given a hold recommendation and seven have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. (NYSE:MPW) earned "Neutral" rating by BTIG Research on Thursday, August 25. (MPW) has the market capitalization of 4.97 Billion.

If we look at the Volatility of the company, Week Volatility is 1.13%, whereas Month Volatility is at 1.17%. As per Tuesday, April 26, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. The rating was maintained by Howard Weil with "Focus Stock" on Monday, October 19. Nov 9, 2017 is the announcement. 3 analysts recommended Overweight these shares while 3 recommended Underweight, according to FactSet data. The stock has "Buy" rating by SunTrust on Thursday, November 2.

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