Medical Properties Trust (NYSE:MPW) is scheduled to post its quarterly earnings results before the market opens on Wednesday, February 7th.
Shares of Medical Properties Trust (MPW) opened at $12.23 on Tuesday. The company has a current ratio of 2.55, a quick ratio of 2.55 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.26. Medical Properties Trust has a 1-year low of $11.90 and a 1-year high of $14.22. The firm has a market capitalization of $4,450.00, a PE ratio of 16.09, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.55 and a beta of 0.79.
The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, January 11th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, December 7th were issued a dividend of $0.24 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, December 6th. This represents a $0.96 annualized dividend and a yield of 7.85%. Medical Properties Trust’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 126.32%.
Several equities research analysts have weighed in on the company. Deutsche Bank downgraded Medical Properties Trust from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and cut their price target for the stock from $14.00 to $13.50 in a report on Wednesday, January 10th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. upgraded Medical Properties Trust from an “underweight” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $14.50 price objective on the stock in a report on Friday, December 15th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Medical Properties Trust from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 16th. Robert W. Baird downgraded Medical Properties Trust from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating and dropped their price objective for the company from $15.00 to $13.00 in a report on Friday, January 5th. Finally, SunTrust Banks reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $15.00 price objective on shares of Medical Properties Trust in a report on Friday, November 3rd. Eight analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $14.30.
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Medical Properties Trust Company Profile
Medical Properties Trust, Inc is a real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company focuses on investing in and owning net-leased healthcare facilities across the United States and selectively in foreign jurisdictions. The Company’s segment is its investments in healthcare real estate, including mortgage and other loans, as well as any equity investments in its tenants.
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