Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (NYSE:MPW) Receives $5.80 Average Target Price from Brokerages

Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (NYSE:MPWGet Free Report) has earned an average recommendation of “Reduce” from the thirteen analysts that are presently covering the stock, Marketbeat.com reports. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, seven have given a hold recommendation and two have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 1 year price objective among brokers that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $5.80.

A number of analysts recently commented on MPW shares. Truist Financial lifted their target price on shares of Medical Properties Trust from $4.50 to $5.00 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, May 30th. StockNews.com cut shares of Medical Properties Trust from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Saturday, May 18th. Colliers Securities lowered shares of Medical Properties Trust from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and reduced their price target for the stock from $10.00 to $4.25 in a research report on Wednesday, April 10th. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft raised shares of Medical Properties Trust from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating and upped their price objective for the company from $2.00 to $5.00 in a report on Wednesday, April 17th. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada reissued a “sector perform” rating and set a $5.00 target price on shares of Medical Properties Trust in a report on Tuesday, May 14th.

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Institutional Trading of Medical Properties Trust

Several large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Lindbrook Capital LLC grew its stake in shares of Medical Properties Trust by 112.1% in the 1st quarter. Lindbrook Capital LLC now owns 7,225 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $34,000 after buying an additional 3,819 shares during the period. Tucker Asset Management LLC grew its stake in shares of Medical Properties Trust by 2,447.6% in the 3rd quarter. Tucker Asset Management LLC now owns 7,974 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $43,000 after buying an additional 7,661 shares during the period. Future Financial Wealth Managment LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Medical Properties Trust in the 1st quarter valued at approximately $38,000. Cetera Trust Company N.A purchased a new stake in shares of Medical Properties Trust in the 4th quarter valued at approximately $43,000. Finally, Fidelis Capital Partners LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Medical Properties Trust in the 1st quarter valued at approximately $43,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 71.79% of the company’s stock.

Medical Properties Trust Stock Down 0.2 %

MPW stock opened at $4.80 on Wednesday. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $4.93 and a 200 day moving average of $4.39. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.88 billion, a PE ratio of -2.16, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.69 and a beta of 1.27. The company has a quick ratio of 3.10, a current ratio of 3.10 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.51. Medical Properties Trust has a 52 week low of $2.92 and a 52 week high of $10.74.

Medical Properties Trust Dividend Announcement

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, July 9th. Investors of record on Monday, June 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.15 per share. The ex-dividend date is Monday, June 10th. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a yield of 12.50%. Medical Properties Trust’s dividend payout ratio is presently -27.03%.

About Medical Properties Trust

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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 hospital real estate with 441 facilities and approximately 44,000 licensed beds as of September 30, 2023.

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