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20 May 2017, 09:53 | Jan Cross

How Analysts Rated Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (NYSE:MPW) Last Week?

Featured Stock to See: Medical Properties Trust Inc. (MPW)

During the latest trading session Medical Properties Trust, Inc. HighTower Advisors LLC boosted its position in Medical Properties Trust by 31.6% in the first quarter. The firm's price-to-sales ratio was noted 8.59 in contrast with an overall industry average of 11.59. Texas Permanent School Fund boosted its stake in shares of Medical Properties Trust by 22.7% in the third quarter. Several hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the stock.

Jefferies "Upgrades" Medical Properties Trust (NYSE:MPW) in a research note issued to investors on 4/07/17 to Buy with price target of $15. Neuburgh Advisers LLC now owns 10,582 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock worth $136,000 after buying an additional 616 shares during the last quarter. Advantage Investment Management LLC purchased a new stake in Medical Properties Trust during the fourth quarter worth $123,000. (MPW) now has a value of $13.33 while the company's 52 week low is at $11.10, the shares dropped to the 52 week low on 11/09/16.

Medical Properties Trust (NYSE:MPW) traded up 0.08% during midday trading on Monday, reaching $13.34. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System now owns 81,000 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock worth $1,044,000 after buying an additional 1,800 shares during the period.

Among 19 analysts covering Anthem Inc (NYSE:ANTM), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 11 Hold. State Street reported 0.01% in Medical Properties Trust, Inc.

Medical Properties Trust Inc.'s Quick Ratio shows the value of 0. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 15.9% compared to the same quarter previous year. The company's current price-earnings ratio amounts to 15.63 times earnings, below the average P/E ratio of 29.79 times earnings. The stock of Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (NYSE:MPW). Loring Wolcott Coolidge Fiduciary Advsr Limited Liability Partnership Ma holds 1,300 shares. In our current pick, Medical Properties Trust Inc.

The company have set target price of GBX 350.00 on 888 Holdings PLC (LON:888) shares. The stock exchanged hands 2.82 Million shares versus average trading capacity of 4.82 Million shares, yielding a market cap of $4.82 Billion. The original version of this piece can be read at https://www.themarketsdaily.com/2017/05/15/medical-properties-trust-inc-mpw-rating-reiterated-by-royal-bank-of-canada.html.

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Previously Medical Properties Trust (NYSE:MPW) reported $0.25 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.22 by $0.03.

Currently, the market capitalization of Medical Properties Trust Inc.

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03/10/2017 - Robert W. Baird began new coverage on Medical Properties Trust, Inc. giving the company a " rating.

The company's expected revenue in the current quarter to be 163.06 Million, seeing a projected current quarter growth of 9.1%, and per annum growth estimates over the next 5 year period of around 16.39%. Zacks Investment Research lowered Medical Properties Trust from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Friday, January 20th. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.35 EPS. The stock of Anthem Inc (NYSE:ANTM) earned "Outperform" rating by Wells Fargo on Tuesday, November 15. The shares were sold at an average price of $12.74, for a total value of $3,845,505.30. Also, Director William G. Mckenzie sold 41,270 shares of the business's stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, March 8th. Another trade for 301,845 shares valued at $3.85M was sold by Aldag Edward K JR. Over the short term, some market observers may have noticed that Medical Properties Trust, Inc. has a 14.03% short float with 15 days to cover. Comerica Fincl Bank reported 331,844 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. If the average volume is low then the liquidity is low which means it is hard to buy or sell the stock as there are fewer buyers or sellers of the stock. If you are viewing this story on another domain, it was stolen and reposted in violation of USA and worldwide trademark & copyright legislation. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. The Firm focuses on investing in and owning net-leased healthcare facilities across the United States and selectively in foreign jurisdictions. Medical Properties Trust Inc now has $4.90B valuation. Taking a look into the performance of MPW stock, investor will come to know that the weekly performance for this stock is valued at 0.68%, resulting in a performance for the month at -6.08%. The Company's segment is its investments in healthcare real estate, including mortgage and other loans, as well as any equity investments in its tenants.

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