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Medical Properties Trust (MPW) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$4.39
+0.01 (+0.23%)
(As of 03/4/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$4.24
$4.49
50-Day Range
$3.07
$5.08
52-Week Range
$2.92
$10.74
Volume
21.31 million shs
Average Volume
25.43 million shs
Market Capitalization
$2.63 billion
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
13.65%
Price Target
$6.96

Medical Properties Trust MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Reduce
1.85 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
58.3% Upside
$6.96 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
32.94% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-1.27
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.66mentions of Medical Properties Trust in the last 14 days
Based on 16 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
0.83%
From $1.21 to $1.22 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.69 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

105th out of 849 stocks

Real Estate Investment Trusts Industry

16th out of 171 stocks


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About Medical Properties Trust Stock (NYSE:MPW)

Medical Properties Trust Inc. is a real estate investment trust (REIT) specializing in acquiring and developing healthcare facilities. The company's portfolio comprises properties across the United States and Europe, including acute care hospitals, long-term acute care hospitals, rehabilitation hospitals, and other healthcare facilities.

Since 2003, Medical Properties Trust Inc. has become a leading player in the healthcare real estate industry. The company's strategy is centered on long-term leases with high-quality tenants, providing stable cash flow and reducing the risk associated with occupancy and rental rate volatility. Medical Properties Trust Inc. has a strong track record of growth and profitability. 

One of the critical drivers of Medical Properties Trust Inc.'s success is its focus on the healthcare industry. With an aging population and increasing demand for healthcare services, the healthcare industry is expected to continue growing in the coming years. As a result, the need for healthcare facilities is likely to increase, which should benefit Medical Properties Trust Inc.  

Additionally, the company's focus on long-term leases with high-quality tenants provides stability and predictability, which is especially important in the healthcare industry, where occupancy and rental rate volatility can be high.

Medical Properties Trust Inc. has an excellent management team with a proven track record of success. Under the company's current leadership, Medical Properties Trust Inc. has grown rapidly and consistently outperformed its peers. The company's management team has also demonstrated a commitment to sustainability and social responsibility. In 2020, Medical Properties Trust Inc. was recognized as a leader in sustainability performance.

Medical Properties Trust Inc. is exposed to general economic conditions, regulatory changes, and competition within the healthcare real estate industry. The company's success is also dependent on the performance of its tenants, which may be affected by factors such as changes in healthcare laws, reimbursement rates, and patient volumes. Additionally, the company's focus on healthcare real estate may limit its ability to diversify its portfolio in the event of a downturn in the healthcare industry.

Despite the risks, Medical Properties Trust Inc. has shown resilience during the COVID-19 pandemic. The pandemic has highlighted the critical importance of healthcare facilities, and the company's portfolio of high-quality properties has continued to generate strong cash flows. Medical Properties Trust Inc. has used the pandemic to acquire additional properties at attractive valuations.

Medical Properties Trust Inc. is well-positioned to benefit from several long-term trends in the healthcare industry:

  1. The aging population is expected to increase the demand for healthcare services, including acute care hospitals, rehabilitation hospitals, and long-term care facilities.
  2. The shift towards value-based care drives consolidation in the healthcare industry, likely resulting in increased demand for healthcare facilities.
  3. Advances in medical technology are increasing the need for specialized facilities, such as proton therapy and cancer treatment centers.

Medical Properties Trust Inc.'s financial position is strong, with a healthy balance sheet and access to capital markets. The company has consistently maintained an investment-grade credit rating and low capital cost, allowing it to finance growth. Additionally, the company has a diversified tenant base, with no single tenant accounting for more than 4% of its annualized base rent. This provides stability and reduces the risk associated with tenant concentration.

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
4/28/2022
Ex-Dividend for 1/11 Dividend
12/06/2023
Dividend Payable
1/11/2024
Today
3/04/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
4/25/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Sector
Finance
Industry
Real estate investment trusts
Sub-Industry
Specialized REITs
CUSIP
58463J30
Employees
119
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$6.96
High Stock Price Target
$15.00
Low Stock Price Target
$2.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+61.1%
Consensus Rating
Reduce
Rating Score (0-4)
1.85
Research Coverage
13 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$-556,480,000.00
Pretax Margin
-78.78%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$871.80 million
Cash Flow
$0.12 per share
Book Value
$12.74 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
591,791,000
Market Cap
$2.59 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.19

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MPW Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Medical Properties Trust stock right now?

13 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Medical Properties Trust in the last year. There are currently 5 sell ratings, 5 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "reduce" MPW shares.
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What is Medical Properties Trust's stock price target for 2024?

13 analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Medical Properties Trust's stock. Their MPW share price targets range from $2.00 to $15.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $6.96 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 58.3% from the stock's current price.
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How have MPW shares performed in 2024?

Medical Properties Trust's stock was trading at $4.91 on January 1st, 2024. Since then, MPW stock has decreased by 10.5% and is now trading at $4.3950.
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Are investors shorting Medical Properties Trust?

Medical Properties Trust saw a increase in short interest during the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 205,000,000 shares, an increase of 24.3% from the January 15th total of 164,890,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 20,790,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 9.9 days.
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When is Medical Properties Trust's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 25th 2024.
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How were Medical Properties Trust's earnings last quarter?

Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (NYSE:MPW) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April, 28th. The real estate investment trust reported $1.05 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.47 by $0.58. The real estate investment trust earned $409.80 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $413.31 million. Medical Properties Trust had a negative net margin of 2.40% and a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 6.81%. Medical Properties Trust's revenue for the quarter was up 13.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.42 earnings per share.

How often does Medical Properties Trust pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Medical Properties Trust?

Medical Properties Trust declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, November 9th. Investors of record on Thursday, December 7th will be given a dividend of $0.15 per share on Thursday, January 11th. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 13.65%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, December 6th.
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Is Medical Properties Trust a good dividend stock?

Medical Properties Trust (NYSE:MPW) pays an annual dividend of $0.60 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 13.70%. MPW has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer.
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What other stocks do shareholders of Medical Properties Trust own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Medical Properties Trust investors own include AT&T (T), Verizon Communications (VZ), Energy Transfer (ET), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), Omega Healthcare Investors (OHI), New Residential Investment (NRZ), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Pfizer (PFE), AbbVie (ABBV) and Intel (INTC).

Who are Medical Properties Trust's major shareholders?

Medical Properties Trust's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (14.35%), Cohen & Steers Inc. (3.88%), Centersquare Investment Management LLC (1.71%), Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (1.51%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.32%) and Coatue Management LLC (1.14%). Insiders that own company stock include Edward K Aldag Jr, James Kevin Hanna, Michael G Stewart and R Steven Hamner.
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How do I buy shares of Medical Properties Trust?

Shares of MPW stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:MPW) was last updated on 3/4/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff