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Medical Properties Trust Inc. (MPW) Stock Observes -30.55% 200-Day Moving Average

The stock of Medical Properties Trust Inc. (MPW) has seen a 3.81% increase in the past week, with a -1.62% drop in the past month, and a -28.99% decrease in the past quarter. The volatility ratio for the week is 4.15%, and the volatility levels for the past 30 days are at 4.45% for MPW. The simple moving average for the past 20 days is -2.55% for MPW’s stock, with a -30.55% simple moving average for the past 200 days.

Is It Worth Investing in Medical Properties Trust Inc. (NYSE: MPW) Right Now?

The price-to-earnings ratio for Medical Properties Trust Inc. (NYSE: MPW) is above average at 15.67x. The 36-month beta value for MPW is also noteworthy at 0.99. There are mixed opinions on the stock, with 6 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 1 rating it as “overweight,” 8 rating it as “hold,” and 0 rating it as “sell.”

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The average price estimated by analysts for MPW is $11.50, which is $3.71 above than the current price. The public float for MPW is 592.64M, and at present, short sellers hold a 18.83% of that float. The average trading volume of MPW on May 24, 2023 was 16.07M shares.

MPW) stock’s latest price update

The stock price of Medical Properties Trust Inc. (NYSE: MPW) has jumped by 0.13 compared to previous close of 7.90. Despite this, the company has seen a gain of 3.81% in its stock price over the last five trading days. The Wall Street Journal reported on 04/07/23 that Big Hospital Property Owner Expects Earnings Hit

MPW Trading at -2.27% 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 -58.19% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 4.45%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 4.15%, as shares sank -0.06% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -6.98% lower at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, MPW rose by +4.00%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -51.02% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $8.12. In addition, Medical Properties Trust Inc. saw -28.99% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.

Stock Fundamentals for MPW

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • +65.05 for the present operating margin
  • +75.46 for the gross margin

The net margin for Medical Properties Trust Inc. stands at +58.40. The total capital return value is set at 5.18, while invested capital returns managed to touch 4.82. Equity return is now at value 3.50, with 1.50 for asset returns.

Based on Medical Properties Trust Inc. (MPW), the company’s capital structure generated 120.70 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 54.69. Total debt to assets is 52.76, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 115.08. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 52.14.

When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 9.99, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.62. The receivables turnover for the company is 1.77 and the total asset turnover is 0.08.


In summary, Medical Properties Trust Inc. (MPW) has had a bad performance as of late. Analysts have mixed opinions on the stock, with some viewing it as a “buy” and others as a “hold”. It’s important to note that the stock is currently trading at a significant distance from its 50-day moving average and its 52-week high.