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Medical Properties Trust Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.31 (-1.41 %)
(As of 01/21/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $21.71
50-Day Range
MA: $21.13
52-Week Range
Now: $21.71
Volume2.92 million shs
Average Volume7.28 million shs
Market Capitalization$11.75 billion
P/E Ratio24.95
Dividend Yield4.90%
Medical Properties Trust, Inc. is a self-advised real estate investment trust formed in 2003 to acquire and develop net-leased hospital facilities. From its inception in Birmingham, Alabama, the Company has grown to become one of the world's largest owners of hospitals with approximately 385 facilities and roughly 42,000 licensed beds in nine countries and across four continents on a pro forma basis. MPT's financing model facilitates acquisitions and recapitalizations and allows operators of hospitals to unlock the value of their real estate assets to fund facility improvements, technology upgrades and other investments in operations.
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Overall MarketRank

2.00 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

238th out of 1,942 stocks

Real Estate Investment Trusts Industry

51st out of 273 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.5Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Real estate investment trusts
Sub-IndustrySpecialized REITs



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$854.20 million
Cash Flow$1.07 per share
Book Value$13.58 per share


Net Income$374.68 million


Market Cap$11.75 billion
Next Earnings Date2/4/2021 (Estimated)
-0.31 (-1.41 %)
(As of 01/21/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Medical Properties Trust (NYSE:MPW) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Medical Properties Trust's stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

Medical Properties Trust's stock was trading at $19.60 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, MPW shares have increased by 10.8% and is now trading at $21.71.
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Is Medical Properties Trust a buy right now?

11 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Medical Properties Trust in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 10 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Medical Properties Trust stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Medical Properties Trust?

Wall Street analysts have given Medical Properties Trust a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Medical Properties Trust wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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What is Larry J. Merlo's approval rating as Medical Properties Trust's CEO?

6,978 employees have rated Medical Properties Trust CEO Larry J. Merlo on Glassdoor.com. Larry J. Merlo has an approval rating of 37% among Medical Properties Trust's employees. This puts Larry J. Merlo in the bottom 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

When is Medical Properties Trust's next earnings date?

Medical Properties Trust is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 4th 2021.
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How were Medical Properties Trust's earnings last quarter?

Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (NYSE:MPW) released its earnings results on Thursday, October, 29th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.25 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.39 by $0.14. The real estate investment trust earned $329.46 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $314.41 million. Medical Properties Trust had a net margin of 38.50% and a return on equity of 6.60%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 46.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.33 EPS.
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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 Thursday, November 12th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, December 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.27 per share on Thursday, January 7th. This represents a $1.08 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.97%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, December 9th.
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Is Medical Properties Trust a good dividend stock?

Medical Properties Trust pays an annual dividend of $1.08 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 4.90%. MPW has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. Medical Properties Trust has been increasing its dividend for 6 consecutive years, indicating the company has a new, but growing committment to grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Medical Properties Trust is 83.08%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on earnings estimates, Medical Properties Trust will have a dividend payout ratio of 63.53% next year. This indicates that Medical Properties Trust will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Medical Properties Trust issued on next quarter's earnings?

Medical Properties Trust issued an update on its FY 2020 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Thursday, October, 29th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of 1.68-1.71 for the period.

What price target have analysts set for MPW?

11 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for Medical Properties Trust's shares. Their forecasts range from $16.00 to $25.00. On average, they expect Medical Properties Trust's share price to reach $21.73 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 0.1% from the stock's current price.
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Who are some of Medical Properties Trust's key competitors?

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 key executives?

Medical Properties Trust's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Edward K. Aldag Jr., Founder, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 56, Pay $3.35M)
  • Mr. Emmett E. McLean, Founder, COO, Exec. VP & Assistant Sec. (Age 65, Pay $1.57M)
  • Mr. R. Steven Hamner, Founder, Exec. VP, CFO & Director (Age 63, Pay $1.71M)
  • Mr. James Kevin Hanna, Chief Accounting Officer, VP & Controller (Age 47)
  • Mr. Tim Berryman, Managing Director of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Andrew T. Babin C.F.A., Sr. Managing Director of Corp. Communications
  • Ms. Rosa H. Hooper, VP and MD of Asset Management & Underwriting
  • Mr. Jamey Ramsey, Managing Director of Tax
  • Mr. Charles R. Lambert, Treasurer & MD of Capital Markets (Age 49)

What is Medical Properties Trust's stock symbol?

Medical Properties Trust trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "MPW."

Who are Medical Properties Trust's major shareholders?

Medical Properties Trust's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include LVM Capital Management Ltd. MI (0.12%), Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. (0.06%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.02%), Atticus Wealth Management LLC (0.02%), Guild Investment Management Inc. (0.02%) and Pegasus Asset Management Inc. (0.02%). Company insiders that own Medical Properties Trust stock include Edward K Aldag Jr, Emmett E Mclean, G Steven Dawson, Holzgrefe Richard, James Kevin Hanna, Michael G Stewart and R Steven Hamner.
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Which institutional investors are selling Medical Properties Trust stock?

MPW stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Pacer Advisors Inc., Denali Advisors LLC, DNB Asset Management AS, LVM Capital Management Ltd. MI, Miracle Mile Advisors LLC, Guild Investment Management Inc., and Optimum Investment Advisors. 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.
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Which institutional investors are buying Medical Properties Trust stock?

MPW stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., Park Avenue Securities LLC, Pendal Group Limited, Diversified Trust Co, IFM Investors Pty Ltd, Johnson Midwest Financial LLC, First Citizens Bank & Trust Co., and Atticus Wealth Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought Medical Properties Trust stock in the last two years include G Steven Dawson, and Holzgrefe Richard.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Medical Properties Trust's stock price today?

One share of MPW stock can currently be purchased for approximately $21.71.

How big of a company is Medical Properties Trust?

Medical Properties Trust has a market capitalization of $11.75 billion and generates $854.20 million in revenue each year. The real estate investment trust earns $374.68 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.30 on an earnings per share basis. Medical Properties Trust employs 86 workers across the globe.

What is Medical Properties Trust's official website?

The official website for Medical Properties Trust is 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]edicalpropertiestrust.com.

This page was last updated on 1/22/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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