Medical Properties Trust Inc. (NYSE:MPW) went up by 2.83% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $24.29. The company’s stock price has collected -3.30% of loss in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 01/07/21 that Medical Properties Trust Announces Pricing of Public Offering of Common Stock
Is It Worth Investing in Medical Properties Trust Inc. (NYSE :MPW) Right Now?
Medical Properties Trust Inc. (NYSE:MPW) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 24.41 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for MPW is at 0.57. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 11 analysts out of 12 who provided ratings for Medical Properties Trust Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 1 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $22.33, which is $1.31 above the current price. MPW currently public float of 530.74M and currently shorts hold a 1.84% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of MPW was 3.82M shares.
MPW’s Market Performance
MPW stocks went down by -3.30% for the week, with a monthly jump of 1.10% and a quarterly performance of 12.67%, while its annual performance rate touched -0.05%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 3.02% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 2.16% for Medical Properties Trust Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -0.44% for MPW stocks with a simple moving average of 13.19% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of MPW
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for MPW stocks, with Deutsche Bank repeating the rating for MPW by listing it as a “Buy.” The predicted price for MPW in the upcoming period, according to Deutsche Bank is $24 based on the research report published on December 15th of the previous year 2020.
Stifel, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see MPW reach a price target of $21. The rating they have provided for MPW stocks is “Buy” according to the report published on September 02nd, 2020.
Mizuho gave a rating of “Buy” to MPW, setting the target price at $23 in the report published on August 24th of the previous year.
MPW Trading at 5.28% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought MPW to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -13.25% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 2.16%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 3.02%, as shares surge +2.28% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +17.71% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, MPW fell by -3.30%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +32.27% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $21.19. In addition, Medical Properties Trust Inc. saw -3.30% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at MPW starting from Stewart Michael G, who sale 6,300 shares at the price of $19.11 back on Nov 04. After this action, Stewart Michael G now owns 213,756 shares of Medical Properties Trust Inc., valued at $120,393 using the latest closing price.
Hanna James Kevin, the VP, Controller & CAO of Medical Properties Trust Inc., sale 17,500 shares at $20.02 during a trade that took place back on Aug 04, which means that Hanna James Kevin is holding 96,156 shares at $350,350 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for MPW
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +39.52 for the present operating margin
- +79.54 for the gross margin
The net margin for Medical Properties Trust Inc. stands at +43.59. The total capital return value is set at 2.97, while invested capital returns managed to touch 3.28. Equity return is now at value 5.70, with 2.60 for asset returns.
Based on Medical Properties Trust Inc. (MPW), the company’s capital structure generated 101.05 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 50.26. Total debt to assets is 49.09, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 100.96. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 50.22.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 17.18, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.48. The receivables turnover for the company is 2.79 and the total asset turnover is 0.07.