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

-0.23 (-4.39%)
(As of 05/21/2024 ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
21.21 million shs
Average Volume
22.42 million shs
Market Capitalization
$3.00 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Medical Properties Trust MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
1.85 Rating Score
14.9% Upside
$5.75 Price Target
Short Interest
37.84% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
1.11mentions of Medical Properties Trust in the last 14 days
Based on 18 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $1.06 to $1.14 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.

4.49 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

144th out of 807 stocks

Real Estate Investment Trusts Industry

24th out of 173 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

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Real estate investment trusts
Specialized REITs
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

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Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
13 Analysts


Net Income
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Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$871.80 million
Cash Flow
$0.13 per share
Book Value
$12.74 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$3.00 billion

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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 4 sell ratings, 7 hold ratings and 2 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 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for Medical Properties Trust's shares. Their MPW share price targets range from $4.00 to $10.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $5.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 14.9% 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 shares have increased by 1.9% and is now trading at $5.0050.
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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 Tuesday, August 13th 2024.
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How were Medical Properties Trust's earnings last quarter?

Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (NYSE:MPW) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April, 28th. The real estate investment trust reported $1.05 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.47 by $0.58. The real estate investment trust earned $409.80 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $413.31 million. Medical Properties Trust had a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 17.05% and a negative net margin of 2.40%. Medical Properties Trust's revenue was up 13.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior 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 Friday, April 12th. Stockholders of record on Monday, April 22nd will be given a dividend of $0.15 per share on Wednesday, May 1st. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 11.99%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, April 19th.
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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 11.98%. 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. (15.53%), Centersquare Investment Management LLC (1.70%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.65%), Wilsey Asset Management Inc. (0.57%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (0.52%) and LSV Asset Management (0.41%). Insiders that own company stock include Edward K Aldag Jr, 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 5/22/2024 by Staff

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