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Medical Properties Trust Inc. (NYSE:MPW) went up by 1.03% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $22.82. Press Release reported on 11/11/21 that Medical Properties Trust Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend of $0.28 Per Share

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 22.35 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for MPW is at 0.55. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 11 analysts out of 13 who provided ratings for Medical Properties Trust Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 2 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”

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The average price from analysts is $24.54, which is $2.56 above the current price. MPW currently public float of 590.96M and currently shorts hold a 4.68% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of MPW was 4.16M shares.

MPW’s Market Performance

MPW stocks went down by 0.00% for the week, with a monthly jump of 6.62% and a quarterly performance of 7.95%, while its annual performance rate touched 11.17%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 1.46% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 1.67% for Medical Properties Trust Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 1.10% for MPW stocks with a simple moving average of 2.56% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion of MPW

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for MPW stocks, with BofA Securities repeating the rating for MPW by listing it as a “Buy.” The predicted price for MPW in the upcoming period, according to BofA Securities is $24 based on the research report published on October 27th of the current year 2021.

Raymond James, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see MPW reach a price target of $25. The rating they have provided for MPW stocks is “Strong Buy” according to the report published on October 26th, 2021.

RBC Capital Mkts gave a rating of “Outperform” to MPW, setting the target price at $23 in the report published on August 11th of the current year.

MPW Trading at 3.97% 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 -5.37% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 1.67%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 1.46%, as shares surge +4.00% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +4.86% upper at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, MPW remain unchanged, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -2.79% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $21.40. In addition, Medical Properties Trust Inc. saw -0.92% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.

Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at MPW starting from Stewart Michael G, who sale 4,800 shares at the price of $20.88 back on Aug 02. After this action, Stewart Michael G now owns 214,884 shares of Medical Properties Trust Inc., valued at $100,224 using the latest closing price.

Aldag Edward K JR, the Chairman, President & CEO of Medical Properties Trust Inc., sale 710,000 shares at $21.21 during a trade that took place back on Mar 30, which means that Aldag Edward K JR is holding 3,251,167 shares at $15,059,100 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for MPW

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • +40.00 for the present operating margin
  • +50.54 for the gross margin

The net margin for Medical Properties Trust Inc. stands at +34.37. The total capital return value is set at 3.30, while invested capital returns managed to touch 2.85. Equity return is now at value 7.00, with 3.00 for asset returns.

Based on Medical Properties Trust Inc. (MPW), the company’s capital structure generated 120.81 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 54.71. Total debt to assets is 52.68, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 118.55. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 53.69.

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When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 14.33, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.45. The receivables turnover for the company is 2.77 and the total asset turnover is 0.08.

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