Stock Price of Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (MPW) Increases 0.62%

Stock price performance of Medical Properties Trust, Inc. is analyzed for various periods using several stock trading signals. In this case, The stock price has rallied 7.58% in the past 12 Weeks but analyzing the 6 month chart of the stock, the price of the stock has managed to drop negative and it has dropped down to -16.11% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is up at 17.69% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks since the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of Medical Properties Trust, Inc. has a negative value of -5.24 compared to overall market performance. Company shares have received an average consensus rating of Hold for the current week The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 1.85% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 4.46%.The 200 Day SMA reached 5.73%

Medical Properties Trust, Inc. is having a Relative Strength Index of 58.93 which indicates the stock is not yet over sold or over bought based on the technical indicators. Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (NYSE:MPW) has climbed 0.62% in the past week and advanced 3.03% in the last 4 weeks. In the past week, the company has outperformed the S&P 500 by 0.5% and the outperformance has advanced to 2.12% for the last 4 weeks period.

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Jan 5, 2017, James Kevin Hanna (VP, Controller, and CAO) sold 10,000 shares at 12.57 per share price.On Aug 23, 2016, G Steven Dawson (director) sold 10,000 shares at 15.36 per share price.On Aug 11, 2016, Edward K Jr Aldag (Chairman, President and CEO) sold 50,000 shares at 15.52 per share price.

Medical Properties Trust Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Nov 3, 2016. The company reported $0.30 EPS for the quarter. Analyst had a consensus estimate of $0.30. The company had revenue of $126.60 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $124.62 million. The companys revenue was up 10.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.32 EPS.

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.Medical Properties Trust was Downgraded by Wells Fargo to Underperform on Dec 13, 2016. Medical Properties Trust was Initiated by Barclays on Nov 22, 2016 to Equal Weight, Price Target of the shares are set at $14.

Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (NYSE:MPW) : On Friday heightened volatility was witnessed in Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (NYSE:MPW) which led to swings in the share price. The stock opened for trading at $12.86 and hit $12.975 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $12.91, with a gain of 1.33% or 0.17 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 2,164,407 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $15.915 and the company has a market cap of $4,134 million. The 52-week low of the share price is at $9.775 .

Medical Properties Trust, Inc. is a Birmingham, Alabama based self-advised real estate investment trust formed to capitalize on the changing trends in healthcare delivery by acquiring and developing net-leased healthcare facilities. These facilities include inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, long-term acute care hospitals, regional and community hospitals, womens and childrens hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, ambulatory surgery centers, and other single-discipline healthcare facilities, such as heart hospitals, orthopedic hospitals and cancer centers.

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