Additionally, the 36-month beta value for MPW is 1.12. There are mixed opinions on the stock, with 2 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 0 rating it as “overweight,” 6 rating it as “hold,” and 3 rating it as “sell.”

The average price predicted by analysts for MPW is $7.30, which is $2.45 above the current price. The public float for MPW is 589.12M and currently, short sellers hold a 22.73% ratio of that float. The average trading volume of MPW on November 21, 2023 was 14.30M shares.

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MPW) stock’s latest price update

The stock price of Medical Properties Trust Inc (NYSE: MPW) has surged by 5.21 when compared to previous closing price of 4.61, but the company has seen a 18.87% gain in its stock price over the last five trading sessions. Invezz reported 2023-11-20 that Medical Properties Trust (NYSE: MPW) stock price has sunk to its lowest level since August 2012, making it one of the worst-performing REITs in the US. The shares were trading at $4.60 on Monday, down by over 77% from its highest level on record.

MPW’s Market Performance

MPW’s stock has risen by 18.87% in the past week, with a monthly rise of 3.19% and a quarterly drop of -28.36%. The volatility ratio for the week is 6.18% while the volatility levels for the last 30 days are 6.48% for Medical Properties Trust Inc The simple moving average for the past 20 days is 1.94% for MPW’s stock, with a -39.48% simple moving average for the past 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion of MPW

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for MPW stocks, with Stifel repeating the rating for MPW by listing it as a “Hold.” The predicted price for MPW in the upcoming period, according to Stifel is $4.50 based on the research report published on November 10, 2023 of the current year 2023.

MPW Trading at -6.14% 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 -65.36% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 6.48%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 6.18%, as shares surge +5.43% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -25.27% lower at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, MPW rose by +18.87%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -62.08% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $4.77. In addition, Medical Properties Trust Inc saw -56.46% 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:

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 -0.41, with -0.18 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 114.98. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 52.10.

When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 9.38, 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 conclusion, Medical Properties Trust Inc (MPW) has seen mixed performance in recent times. Analysts have a mixed opinion on the stock, with some rating it as a “buy” and others rating it 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.