NYSE:MPW - Medical Properties Trust Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $16.53 +0.12 (+0.73 %) (As of 01/16/2019 03:45 AM ET)Previous Close$16.41Today's Range$16.44 - $16.6752-Week Range$11.82 - $17.52Volume3.89 million shsAverage Volume4.31 million shsMarket Capitalization$6.15 billionP/E Ratio12.24Dividend Yield6.02%Beta0.56 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 Webwww.medicalpropertiestrust.com Phone205-969-3755Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.90 Current Ratio4.92 Quick Ratio4.92Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio12.24 Forward P/E Ratio12.07 P/E Growth5.84 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$704.74 million Price / Sales8.69 Cash Flow$1.1715 per share Price / Cash Flow14.11 Book Value$10.53 per share Price / Book1.57Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.35 Net Income$289.79 million Net Margins124.88% Return on Equity9.06% Return on Assets4.06%Miscellaneous Employees66 Outstanding Shares370,550,000Market Cap$6.15 billion 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, November 15th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, December 13th will be given a dividend of $0.25 per share on Thursday, January 10th. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 6.05%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, December 12th. View Medical Properties Trust's Dividend History. How were Medical Properties Trust's earnings last quarter? Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (NYSE:MPW) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November, 1st. The real estate investment trust reported $0.35 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.34 by $0.01. The real estate investment trust earned $197 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $192.64 million. Medical Properties Trust had a return on equity of 9.06% and a net margin of 124.88%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 11.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.33 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, February 14th 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 FY 2018 earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 1st. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.36-1.36 for the period. Medical Properties Trust also updated its FY18 guidance to approx $1.36 EPS. What price target have analysts set for MPW? 8 brokers have issued twelve-month target prices for Medical Properties Trust's stock. Their forecasts range from $13.00 to $17.50. On average, they anticipate Medical Properties Trust's stock price to reach $15.0833 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 8.8%. View Analyst Price Targets for Medical Properties Trust. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Medical Properties Trust? 8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Medical Properties Trust in the last year. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 2 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 headlines about MPW stock have been trending negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Medical Properties Trust earned a media sentiment score of -2.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage 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 effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. Are investors shorting Medical Properties Trust? Medical Properties Trust saw a increase in short interest in the month of December. As of December 14th, there was short interest totalling 20,054,738 shares, an increase of 21.4% from the November 30th total of 16,523,804 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 4,553,302 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.4 days. Approximately 5.6% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View Medical Properties Trust's Current Options Chain. Who are some of Medical Properties Trust's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Medical Properties Trust include DIGITAL RLTY TR/SH (DLR), Ventas (VTR), SBA Communications (SBAC), Realty Income (O), Boston Properties (BXP), Weyerhaeuser (WY), Essex Property Trust (ESS), HCP (HCP), Host Hotels and Resorts (HST), ANNALY CAP MGMT/SH (NLY), Alexandria Real Estate Equities (ARE), Vornado Realty Trust (VNO), SINO LD LTD/S (SNLAY), Extra Space Storage (EXR) and WP Carey (WPC). 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 54)Mr. Emmett E. McLean, Co-Founder, COO, Exec. VP, Treasurer & Sec. (Age 63)Mr. R. Steven Hamner, Exec. VP, CFO & Director (Age 61)Mr. James Kevin Hanna, Chief Accounting Officer, VP & Controller (Age 45)Mr. Tim Berryman, Director, Investor Relations Who are Medical Properties Trust's major shareholders? Medical Properties Trust's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include LVM Capital Management Ltd. MI (0.19%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.13%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.11%), Denali Advisors LLC (0.10%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.04%) and Navellier & Associates Inc (0.04%). 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, R Steven Hamner and William G Mckenzie. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Medical Properties Trust. Which major investors are selling Medical Properties Trust stock? MPW stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including LVM Capital Management Ltd. MI and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System. 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 major investors are buying Medical Properties Trust stock? MPW stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Denali Advisors LLC, Navellier & Associates Inc, State of Alaska Department of Revenue and Retirement Systems of Alabama. 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 $16.53. How big of a company is Medical Properties Trust? Medical Properties Trust has a market capitalization of $6.15 billion and generates $704.74 million in revenue each year. The real estate investment trust earns $289.79 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.35 on an earnings per share basis. Medical Properties Trust employs 66 workers across the globe. 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: 260 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 356 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 616MarketBeat'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 1/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Why is Cost of Capital Important?