NYSE:MPW - Medical Properties Trust Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $18.54 -0.30 (-1.59 %) (As of 03/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$18.84Today's Range$18.52 - $18.8952-Week Range$12.25 - $18.89Volume2.62 million shsAverage Volume3.66 million shsMarket Capitalization$6.87 billionP/E Ratio13.53Dividend Yield5.31%Beta0.73 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Medical Properties Trust, Inc. is a self-advised real estate investment trust formed to capitalize on the changing trends in healthcare delivery by acquiring and developing net-leased healthcare facilities. MPT's financing model helps facilitate acquisitions and recapitalizations and allows operators of hospitals and other healthcare facilities to unlock the value of their real estate assets to fund facility improvements, technology upgrades and other investments in operations. Facilities include acute care hospitals, inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, long-term acute care hospitals, and other medical and surgical facilities. Receive MPW News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for MPW and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Real estate investment trusts Sub-IndustrySpecialized REITs SectorFinance Current SymbolNYSE:MPW Previous Symbol CUSIP58463J30 CIK1287865 Webwww.medicalpropertiestrust.com Phone205-969-3755Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.89 Current Ratio5.22 Quick Ratio5.22Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio13.53 Forward P/E Ratio12.97 P/E Growth3.33 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$784.52 million Price / Sales8.76 Cash Flow$3.1801 per share Price / Cash Flow5.83 Book Value$12.31 per share Price / Book1.51Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.37 Net Income$1.02 billion Net Margins129.59% Return on Equity8.83% Return on Assets4.15%Miscellaneous EmployeesN/A Outstanding Shares370,553,000Market Cap$6.87 billion Next Earnings Date5/2/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable Medical Properties Trust (NYSE:MPW) Frequently Asked Questions What is Medical Properties Trust's stock symbol? Medical Properties Trust trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "MPW." How often does Medical Properties Trust pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Medical Properties Trust? Medical Properties Trust announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, February 15th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, March 14th will be given a dividend of $0.25 per share on Thursday, April 11th. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.39%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, March 13th. View Medical Properties Trust's Dividend History. How were Medical Properties Trust's earnings last quarter? Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (NYSE:MPW) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 7th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.31 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.31. The real estate investment trust earned $180.60 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $179.68 million. Medical Properties Trust had a return on equity of 8.83% and a net margin of 129.59%. The company's quarterly revenue was down 11.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.37 earnings per share. View Medical Properties Trust's Earnings History. When is Medical Properties Trust's next earnings date? Medical Properties Trust is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 2nd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Medical Properties Trust. What guidance has Medical Properties Trust issued on next quarter's earnings? Medical Properties Trust updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 7th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.42-1.46 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.37. What price target have analysts set for MPW? 7 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Medical Properties Trust's shares. Their predictions range from $14.00 to $23.00. On average, they anticipate Medical Properties Trust's stock price to reach $17.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 5.6%. View Analyst Price Targets for Medical Properties Trust. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Medical Properties Trust? 7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Medical Properties Trust in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Medical Properties Trust. Has Medical Properties Trust been receiving favorable news coverage? Media stories about MPW stock have trended somewhat positive on Saturday, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Medical Properties Trust earned a coverage optimism score of 0.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the real estate investment trust a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is very unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future. Who are some of Medical Properties Trust's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Medical Properties Trust include AvalonBay Communities (AVB), Equity Residential (EQR), DIGITAL RLTY TR/SH (DLR), Ventas (VTR), SBA Communications (SBAC), Realty Income (O), Boston Properties (BXP), Weyerhaeuser (WY), Essex Property Trust (ESS), Alexandria Real Estate Equities (ARE), HCP (HCP), ANNALY CAP MGMT/SH (NLY), Host Hotels and Resorts (HST), WP Carey (WPC) and Vornado Realty Trust (VNO). 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), Omega Healthcare Investors (OHI), New Residential Investment (NRZ), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Verizon Communications (VZ), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Kinder Morgan (KMI), Intel (INTC), General Electric (GE) and ANNALY CAP MGMT/SH (NLY). Who are Medical Properties Trust's key executives? Medical Properties Trust's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Edward K. Aldag Jr., Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 55)Mr. Emmett E. McLean, Co-Founder, COO, Exec. VP, Treasurer & Sec. (Age 64)Mr. R. Steven Hamner, Exec. VP, CFO & Director (Age 62)Mr. James Kevin Hanna, Chief Accounting Officer, VP & Controller (Age 46)Mr. Tim Berryman, Director, Investor Relations Who are Medical Properties Trust's major shareholders? Medical Properties Trust's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (11.58%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (5.27%), LSV Asset Management (2.77%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.44%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (1.98%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.54%). Company insiders that own Medical Properties Trust stock include Edward K Aldag Jr, Edward K Aldag, Jr, Emmett E Mclean, G Steven Dawson, James Kevin Hanna, Michael G Stewart and R Steven Hamner. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Medical Properties Trust. Which institutional investors are selling Medical Properties Trust stock? MPW stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Principal Financial Group Inc., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Ceredex Value Advisors LLC, Raymond James & Associates, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Falcon Point Capital LLC and American Century Companies Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Medical Properties Trust company stock in the last year include Edward K Aldag Jr, Emmett E Mclean, James Kevin Hanna, Michael G Stewart and R Steven Hamner. View Insider Buying and Selling for Medical Properties Trust. Which institutional investors are buying Medical Properties Trust stock? MPW stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Norges Bank, Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Prudential Financial Inc., Bank of America Corp DE, Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, WINTON GROUP Ltd, BlackRock Inc. and Geode Capital Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Medical Properties Trust. How do I buy shares of Medical Properties Trust? Shares of MPW can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Medical Properties Trust's stock price today? One share of MPW stock can currently be purchased for approximately $18.54. How big of a company is Medical Properties Trust? Medical Properties Trust has a market capitalization of $6.87 billion and generates $784.52 million in revenue each year. The real estate investment trust earns $1.02 billion in net income (profit) each year or $1.37 on an earnings per share basis. What is Medical Properties Trust's official website? The official website for Medical Properties Trust is http://www.medicalpropertiestrust.com. How can I contact Medical Properties Trust? Medical Properties Trust's mailing address is 1000 URBAN CENTER DRIVE SUITE 501, BIRMINGHAM AL, 35242. The real estate investment trust can be reached via phone at 205-969-3755 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Medical Properties Trust (NYSE MPW)Community Ranking: 2.1 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 271 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 368 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 639MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Medical Properties Trust and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe MPW will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe MPW will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 3/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Why are analyst ratings important in trading stocks?