Medical Properties Trust Inc. [NYSE: MPW] price surged by 1.55 percent to reach at $0.24. The company report on May 26, 2022 that Medical Properties Trust Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend of $0.29 Per Share.
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Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (the “Company” or “MPT”) (NYSE: MPW) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.29 per share of common stock to be paid on July 14, 2022, to stockholders of record on June 16, 2022.
A sum of 8960801 shares traded at recent session while its average daily volume was at 6.57M shares. Medical Properties Trust Inc. shares reached a high of $15.92 and dropped to a low of $15.34 until finishing in the latest session at $15.72.
The one-year MPW stock forecast points to a potential upside of 30.13. The average equity rating for MPW stock is currently 2.10, trading closer to a bullish pattern in the stock market.
Guru’s Opinion on Medical Properties Trust Inc. [MPW]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for MPW shares is $22.50 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on MPW stock is a recommendation set at 2.10. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
JP Morgan have made an estimate for Medical Properties Trust Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Neutral, with their previous recommendation back on June 22, 2022. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Jefferies dropped their target price from $25 to $20. The new note on the price target was released on April 22, 2022, representing the official price target for Medical Properties Trust Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $21, while BofA Securities analysts kept a Neutral rating on MPW stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Medical Properties Trust Inc. is set at 0.55, with the Price to Sales ratio for MPW stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 5.76. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 1.06, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 0.43. Price to Free Cash Flow for MPW in the course of the last twelve months was 5.08.
MPW Stock Performance Analysis:
Medical Properties Trust Inc. [MPW] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 9.47. With this latest performance, MPW shares dropped by -16.16% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -30.63% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -23.32% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for MPW stock in for the last two-week period is set at 42.10, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 48.74, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 39.85 for Medical Properties Trust Inc. [MPW]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 17.61, while it was recorded at 15.11 for the last single week of trading, and 20.42 for the last 200 days.
MPW Stock EPS
The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for MPW. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Medical Properties Trust Inc. go to 9.80%.
Medical Properties Trust Inc. [MPW] Insider Position Details
There are presently around $7,486 million, or 83.50% of MPW stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of MPW stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 87,046,765, which is approximately 0.574% of the company’s market cap and around 1.30% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 81,127,113 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $1.26 billion in MPW stocks shares; and STATE STREET CORP, currently with $559.74 million in MPW stock with ownership of nearly 11.744% of the company’s market capitalization.
348 institutional holders increased their position in Medical Properties Trust Inc. [NYSE:MPW] by around 35,761,355 shares. Additionally, 245 investors decreased positions by around 40,491,757 shares, while 103 investors held positions by with 407,368,055 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 483,621,167 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. MPW stock had 67 new institutional investments in for a total of 8,363,411 shares, while 88 institutional investors sold positions of 14,040,321 shares during the same period.