Earnings at the Forefront For Medical Properties Trust, Inc

We see here that Government Properties Income Trust (NYSE:GOV) is -2.10% away from the 20-Day Simple Moving Average. In terms of volatility, it has a beta coefficient of 1.02 and technical analysis volatility indicator called Average True Range or ATR around 0.32. The biggest holder now is Barry M. Portnoy who owns 611,857 shares (0.64% of those outstanding), whilst Adam D. Portnoy holds 414,967 (0.43% of shares outstanding) and David M. Blackman holds 47,529 (0.05% of shares outstanding). Moreover, Jefferies Gp Lc has 0% invested in Medical Properties Trust, Inc. Northern Trust owns 8.26 million shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. The Ohio-based Public Employees Retirement Of Ohio has invested 0.01% in Medical Properties Trust, Inc. The real estate investment trust reported $0.41 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.42 by ($0.01), Bloomberg Earnings reports. Garner Asset Management Corp boosted its stake in Government Properties Income Trust by 33.9% in the third quarter. LSV Asset Management now owns 1,709,276 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock valued at $25,998,000 after buying an additional 1,356,800 shares during the period. A P/B ratio of less than 1.0 can indicate that a stock is undervalued, while a ratio of greater than 1.0 may indicate that a stock is overvalued. Finally, BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. increased its position in shares of Medical Properties Trust by 14.9% in the second quarter.

Total shares held by institutions as of the most recent company filings are 58,943,714 with a reported 6,365,456 bought and 1,944,766 sold.

The stock has actually made sharp losses in the past year, as the company has gathered a -5.09% return in the past twelve months.

12/16/2016 - Medical Properties Trust, Inc. was downgraded to "underweight" by analysts at JP Morgan. MPW trades with a P/S ratio of 7.93. Their 50-Day Simple Moving Average is a difference of -1.14% from current levels. With 5,300 avg volume, 2 days are for GENEREX BIOTECHNOLOGY CORPORATION (OTCMKTS:GNBT)'s short sellers to cover GNBT's short positions. Medical Properties Trust Inc. has a 52-week low of $9.61 and a 52-week high of $15.92. (NYSE:MPW)'s earnings is on the doorstep as the firm is set to report on 11/2/2017 8:30:00 AM. The original version of this report can be read at https://www.dispatchtribunal.com/2017/11/01/government-properties-income-trust-gov-issues-quarterly-earnings-results-misses-expectations-by-0-01-eps.html. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 8.8% compared to the same quarter past year.

Let's take a look at how the stock has been performing recently. Medical Properties Trust's revenue was up 32.1% compared to the same quarter a year ago.


The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, November 20th.

Since May 10, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 5 insider sales for $7.51 million activity. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, October 20th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Government Properties Income Trust from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 29th.

Among 12 analysts covering Medical Properties Trust (NYSE:MPW), 6 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 4 Hold. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, July 22 by Deutsche Bank. They issued a "buy" rating and a $17.00 price target for the company. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Friday, September 15 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. As per Tuesday, January 12, the company rating was downgraded by Jefferies. RSI measures the speed and change of a stock price to warn investors when a stock's momentum has carried it too far. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website.

Medical Properties Trust, Inc.is a real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company conducts its operations through MPT Operating Partnership, L.P. The Company acquires and develops healthcare facilities, and leases the facilities to healthcare operating companies under long-term net leases.

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