Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (NYSE:MPW) Quarterly Analysis

Royal Bank of Canada reissued a "buy" rating on shares of Medical Properties Trust in a report on Monday. Deutsche Bank initiated Medical Properties Trust, Inc. The company has a 50 day moving average of $13.35 and a 200-day moving average of $12.80. It dived, as 46 investors sold Medical Properties Trust, Inc. shares while 63 reduced holdings. In an analyst note issued on Monday, 15 May, Peel Hunt reiterated their "Buy" rating on shares of 888. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 3,084,349 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock worth $45,555,000 after buying an additional 169,026 shares during the last quarter. The real estate investment trust reported $0.33 EPS for the quarter, hitting analysts' consensus estimates of $0.33. Medical Properties Trust has a one year low of $11.54 and a one year high of $15.91.

Medical Properties Trust (NYSE:MPW) traded down 1.05% during trading on Friday, reaching $13.20. Ltd. now owns 39,099 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock worth $577,000 after buying an additional 170 shares during the last quarter. Medical Properties Trust reported earnings of $0.35 per share in the same quarter last year, which would indicate a negative year-over-year growth rate of 5.7%. Five analysts have provided estimates for Medical Properties Trust's earnings, with the lowest EPS estimate coming in at $0.32 and the highest estimate coming in at $0.35. Likewise, the upbeat performance for the last quarter was 1.91% and for the full year it was 4.10%. The company has market cap of $4.87 billion. Huntington National Bank now owns 11,434 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock worth $147,000 after buying an additional 4,712 shares during the last quarter.

07/01/2016 - Medical Properties Trust, Inc. was downgraded to " by analysts at JMP Securities. (NYSE:MPW) opened at 13.34 on Friday.

12/16/2016 - Medical Properties Trust, Inc. was downgraded to " by analysts at JP Morgan. They set an "outperform" rating and a $14.00 price target on the stock. Aldag Edward K JR sold $3.85 million worth of stock or 301,845 shares. Finance.Yahoo.com's article titled: "Medical Properties Trust, Inc".

Medical Properties Trust (NYSE:MPW) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May 4th.

Yet another important factor while evaluating a good buy/sell decision for Medical Properties Trust Inc. However the six-month change in the insider ownership was recorded -9.12%, as well as three-month change in the institutional ownership was recorded 1.44%.

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08/25/2016 - BTIG Research began new coverage on Highwoods Properties, Inc. giving the company a "neutral" rating. (MPW) reported sales (ttm) of 562.5 Million, whereas, 5 number of analysts estimated the mean sale of 162.86 million.

In terms of Buy, Sell or Hold recommendations, Medical Properties Trust (NYSE:MPW) has analysts' mean recommendation of 2.8. Jefferies upgraded it to "Buy" rating and $15 target in Friday, April 7 report. (NYSE:MPW) will post earnings per share of $0.33 for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks.

Zackspresents analysts with an ABR (Average Broker Rating), based on the sell-side recommendations. Barclays PLC boosted their price target on shares of Medical Properties Trust to $14.00 in a report on Friday, February 10th.

The difference of 52 week low value as well as 52 week high value and the current price of the stock suggests the next move of the shares. Shares for $514,224 were sold by McKenzie William G. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. If the average volume is low then the liquidity is low which means it is hard to buy or sell the stock as there are fewer buyers or sellers of the stock.

In the latest week Medical Properties Trust, Inc. Comerica Fincl Bank reported 331,844 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. If you are viewing this piece on another website, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of United States and worldwide copyright and trademark law. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 42,189 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $525,674.94. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

Medical Properties Trust, Inc.is a real estate investment trust. The Company focuses on investing in and owning net-leased healthcare facilities across the United States and selectively in foreign jurisdictions. The Company's segment is its investments in healthcare real estate, including mortgage and other loans, as well as any equity investments in its tenants. Taking a look into the performance of MPW stock, investor will come to know that the weekly performance for this stock is valued at 0.68%, resulting in a performance for the month at -6.08%.

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