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Medical Properties Trust Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$23.77
-0.36 (-1.49%)
(As of 01/18/2022 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$23.67
$24.04
50-Day Range
$20.74
$24.13
52-Week Range
$19.39
$24.13
Volume
3.05 million shs
Average Volume
3.85 million shs
Market Capitalization
$14.17 billion
P/E Ratio
24.76
Dividend Yield
4.64%
Beta
0.54

Medical Properties Trust (NYSE:MPW) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
30,360,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
29,890,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+1.57%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$717.41 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
8.5
Last Record Date
December, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares
596,300,000 shares
Float Size
587,800,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
5.17%
Today's Trading Volume
3,052,491 shares
Average Trading Volume
3,846,567 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
-20.64%
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Short Interest Over Time

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time


Medical Properties Trust (NYSE:MPW) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
12/31/202130,360,000 shares $717.41 million +1.6%5.2%8.5 $23.63
12/15/202129,890,000 shares $658.18 million +2.8%N/A8 $22.02
11/30/202129,070,000 shares $618.90 million +3.7%N/A7.5 $21.29
11/15/202128,040,000 shares $610.15 million +1.4%N/A6.7 $21.76
10/29/202127,650,000 shares $589.77 million +3.4%N/A6.5 $21.33
10/15/202126,750,000 shares $557.47 million -0.7%4.6%6.4 $20.84
9/30/202126,950,000 shares $540.89 million -2.2%4.6%6.2 $20.07
9/15/202127,560,000 shares $556.99 million +11.9%4.7%6.1 $20.21
8/31/202124,630,000 shares $504.42 million +11.7%4.2%5.3 $20.48
8/13/202122,050,000 shares $443.87 million +0.3%3.8%5 $20.13
7/30/202121,980,000 shares $462.24 million +3.3%3.8%4.9 $21.03
7/15/202121,270,000 shares $432.84 million +12.3%3.7%4.7 $20.35
6/30/202118,940,000 shares $380.69 million +11.2%3.3%4.3 $20.10
6/15/202117,030,000 shares $362.23 million +17.2%2.9%4.2 $21.27
5/28/202114,530,000 shares $307.60 million +21.9%2.5%3.9 $21.17
5/14/202111,920,000 shares $246.62 million -0.5%N/A3.5 $20.69
4/30/202111,980,000 shares $263.68 million +2.7%N/A3.7 $22.01
4/15/202111,660,000 shares $254.65 million -3.2%N/A3.6 $21.84
3/31/202112,050,000 shares $255.82 million +4.6%N/A3 $21.23
3/15/202111,520,000 shares $252.75 million -21.0%N/A2.8 $21.94
2/26/202114,590,000 shares $318.06 million +0.3%N/A3.5 $21.80
2/12/202114,540,000 shares $329.77 million +27.3%N/A3.5 $22.68
1/29/202111,420,000 shares $242.22 million +5.6%N/A2.6 $21.21
1/15/202110,810,000 shares $227.01 million -4.4%N/A2.5 $21.00
12/31/202011,310,000 shares $244.41 million +15.6%N/A2.7 $21.61













Medical Properties Trust (NYSE:MPW) Short Interest Frequently Asked Questions

What is Medical Properties Trust's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Medical Properties Trust shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of December 31st, traders have sold 30,360,000 shares of MPW short. 5.17% of Medical Properties Trust's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Medical Properties Trust's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Medical Properties Trust?

The short interest ratio, also known as the "days to cover ratio", is calculated by dividing the number of shares of a stock sold short divided by its average trading volume. A short interest ratio ranging between 1 and 4 generally indicates strong positive sentiment about a stock and a lack of short sellers. A short interest ratio of 10 or greater indicates strong pessimism about a stock. Medical Properties Trust currently has a short interest ratio of 8.0. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for Medical Properties Trust

Which institutional investors are shorting Medical Properties Trust?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Medical Properties Trust: Clear Street Markets LLC, Cutler Group LP, Jane Street Group LLC, Two Sigma Investments LP, Millennium Management LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, PEAK6 Investments LLC, WS Management Lllp, Wolverine Trading LLC, HAP Trading LLC, Citigroup Inc., Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., and Wilsey Asset Management Inc.. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Medical Properties Trust?

Companies that have a short interest as a percentage of float below 10% indicates positive investor sentiment and few short sellers. Stocks with a short interest percentage above 10% is considered high, suggesting some investors are pessimistic about the stock. Companies with a short interest percentage of 20% or more indicates widespread negative sentiment. 5.17% of Medical Properties Trust's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Medical Properties Trust's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Medical Properties Trust saw a increase in short interest in December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 30,360,000 shares, an increase of 1.6% from the previous total of 29,890,000 shares. Changes in short volume can be used to identify positive and negative investor sentiment. Investors that short sell a stock are betting that its price will decline in the future. An increase in short sale volume suggests bearish (negative) sentiment among investors. A decrease on short sale volume suggests bullish (positive) sentiment.

What is Medical Properties Trust's float size?

Medical Properties Trust currently has issued a total of 596,300,000 shares. Some of Medical Properties Trust's outstanding shares are available for trading, while others are subject to various restrictions. The public float, also referred to as floating shares or "the float", are shares that publicly owned, unrestricted and available to trade on the open market. Medical Properties Trust currently has a public float of 587,800,000 shares.

How does Medical Properties Trust's short interest compare to its competitors?

5.17% of Medical Properties Trust's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "specialized reits" compare to Medical Properties Trust: American Tower Co. (REIT) (1.02%), Public Storage (1.55%), Welltower Inc. (0.00%), Weyerhaeuser (1.51%), Extra Space Storage Inc. (1.83%), Ventas, Inc. (0.00%), Life Storage, Inc. (0.00%), CubeSmart (0.00%), Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (0.00%), and Rayonier Inc. (0.00%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: S&P Global Inc. ($9.39 billion), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($9.08 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($7.16 billion), Palo Alto Networks, Inc. ($4.05 billion), Lucid Group Inc ($3.43 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($3.11 billion), Rivian ($3.05 billion), Datadog, Inc. ($2.76 billion), Zscaler, Inc. ($2.55 billion), and Etsy, Inc. ($1.99 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Medical Properties Trust stock?

Short selling MPW is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Medical Properties Trust as its price is falling. Medical Properties Trust's stock is trading down $0.36 today. To short Medical Properties Trust stock, an investor borrows shares, sells them and buys the shares back on the public market later to return it to the lender. Short sellers are betting that Medical Properties Trust will decline in price. If the stock does drop after selling, the short seller buys it back at a lower price and returns it to the lender. The difference between the sell price and the buy price is the trader's profit.

How does a short squeeze work against Medical Properties Trust?

A short squeeze for Medical Properties Trust occurs when it has a large amount of short interest and its stock appreciates in price. This forces short sellers to cover their short interest positions by buying actual shares of MPW, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Medical Properties Trust's short interest reported?

Short interest is typically published by a stock exchange once per month. However, NASDAQ publishes a report for U.S. stocks, including MPW, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is December, 31 2021.



This page was last updated on 1/19/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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