Medical Properties Trust Inc. (NYSE:MPW) changes shares on Friday trading session, with a change of -1.94% or -$0.38 shares. The trading starts at $19.88 and closed at $19.63 throughout the day. The trading session low price was $19.10 and day high was $19.98 on Friday, June 19. After the session, the Real Estate sector daily volume shifted to 9.99 million while its average volume is 4.77M. In other hand, the MPW market cap reached to $10.37B. While, its current target price is $19.25 according to WSJ.
Checking out the performance report which defines the increase or decrease of prices for a specific period. For the last 5 trading sessions, its performance is down -0.67% and up 10.89% for month. Its quarterly performance was 36.82% above, while its half year performance is down -4.13%. MPW yearly performance stood at positive 4.45% and fall -8.81% for year-to-date. Current recommendation for Medical Properties Trust Inc. is 2.00.
Earnings per share or EPS is an important financial measure, which defines the profitability of a company. MPW EPS (TTM) for 12-month is 0.82. EPS for this year is -68.60%, while for the next year its value is 1.16. Its EPS Q/Q reached -21.90%. It has an EPS of 24.50% up for past five years.
Vanguard Group, Inc. (The), Blackrock Inc. and Cohen & Steers Inc. are the top three holders in Medical Properties Trust Inc. (MPW) stock. On Mar 30, 2020, Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) has 78.26 million shares which valued 1.35 billion. On Mar 30, 2020, Blackrock Inc. owned 61.91 million shares which valued at 1.07 billion. On Mar 30, 2020, Cohen & Steers Inc. has a total of 32.26 million shares which valued at 557.74 million. In the end, Cohen & Steers Inc. have 6.11% shares outstanding of Medical Properties Trust Inc. (MPW) on Mar 30, 2020. The insider ownership moved to 1.40% and institutional holding shifted to 84.80%.
The company posted an EPS (TTM) of 0.82. According to the most recent quarter report on (Jun 2020), 4 analysts estimated an average EPS of 0.27, while 0.2 EPS posted a year ago period. Analyst Estimated EPS for MPW published in the report was 0.26-0.3 during the same period. Comparing with last year, the average estimated EPS was 0.2 which is higher than 0.15 which was posted for recent quarter EPS.
A brief look on simple moving average (SMA) that determines the market price can impact a market. The SMA for MPW fall -1.83% for period of 200 days. SMA for 50 days was 8.28% which is showing green signal, while SMA-20 was 0.51%. The moving average value for Medical Properties Trust Inc. (MPW) is 19.53 and 18.31 for 200 and 50 days respectively.
Let’s take a look on the insider transactions, in which multiple shareholders are showing interest in MPW stock. On Jan 08, McLean Emmett E, Executive Vice President & COO, sold 100,000 trading shares at the cost of $20.84, which valued at 2.08 million. On Dec 04, Stewart Michael G, Director, sold 4,800 shares at the cost of $21.08, with total shares of 219,815. On Oct 10, Aldag Edward K JR, Chairman, President & CEO, sold 101,964 shares at the cost of 19.78. After this transaction, Aldag Edward K JR total shares reached to 2,058,820 which valued at 2.02 million.