On May, 3 Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (MPW) Analysts See $0.36 EPS

Marco Green
May 4, 2018

On May, 3 is awaited Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (NYSE:MPW) for 1.11M shs. (NYSE:MPW) looks appealing. Its stock trades at 6.61 times the company's sales over the past 12 months. (NYSE:MPW) is expected on May, 3., according to Zacks. (NYSE:STL) shareholders before May 4, 2018 will receive the $0.07 dividend.

On 11/9/2017 announced a quarterly dividend of $0.24 7.08% with an ex dividend date of 12/6/2017 which will be payable on 12/7/2017. April 24, 2018 is the announcement. Leading up to this report, we have seen a 1.02% rise in the stock price over the last 30 days and a -1.38% decline over the past 3 months. (NYSE:HON), 17 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. 107 increased positions while only 47 funds took positions. 30,804 are held by Amalgamated Bankshares.

Comerica Natl Bank reported 340,649 shs or 0.03% of all its holdings. Sigma Planning Corp now owns 42,192 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock valued at $581,000 after acquiring an additional 4,953 shares during the last quarter. Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Communications Ltd invested in 10,700 shs or 0% of the stock. California-based California Pub Employees Retirement has invested 0.01% in Sterling Bancorp (NYSE:STL). Retail Bank Of Ny Mellon reported 2.70M shares stake. The company has market cap of $4.71 billion. It has a 15.73 P/E ratio. It originates various loans that comprise residential and commercial mortgage loans; commercial and industrial, asset-based, payroll finance, warehouse, factored receivables, equipment finance, public sector, and commercial real estate and multi-family loans; consumer loans, such as homeowner loans, home equity lines of credit, new and used automobile loans, and personal unsecured loans; and acquisition, development, and construction loans. That is 9.09 % up compareed to $0.33 EPS for a year ago. Therefore 81% are positive. The firm has "Buy" rating by Jefferies given on Friday, April 7. (NYSE:MPW) has "Buy" rating given on Monday, August 28 by Jefferies. The firm has "Buy" rating by Hovde Group given on Thursday, January 25.

The market experts are predicting a 33.7% rally, based on the high target price ($6.07) for Gerdau S.A. shares that is likely to be hit in the 52 weeks. The stock has "Buy" rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, July 27. On Wednesday, July 26 the stock rating was maintained by Maxim Group with "Buy". The stock has "Buy" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, June 19.

"Big money sentiment for Medical Properties Trust Inc (NYSE:MPW) in 2017 Q4 is 1.23, according to SEC filings". Its the same as in 2017Q3. 20 investors sold all, 105 reduced holdings as Medical Properties Trust, Inc. ratio has no change. The company saw 1.98 million shares trade hands over the course of the day. Mcmillion Capital Management Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Medical Properties Trust by 43.3% in the 4th quarter. Advsr Ltd Liability Corp invested 0.94% in Medical Properties Trust, Inc. Investors who are keeping close eye on the stock of Medical Properties Trust, Inc. Mirae Asset Investments Limited holds 0.02% or 100,841 shs in its capital. Prudential Financial Inc. boosted its holdings in Medical Properties Trust by 28.7% in the third quarter.

Medical Properties Trust (NYSE:MPW) reported Q1 2018 earnings this Morning, coming in at $0.36 per share, in-line Wall Street's estimates of $0.36 per Share. (NYSE:MPW). Wright Investors Ser has 46,487 shs. Invesco Ltd accumulated 1.11 million shares or 0.01% of the stock. Lpl Fincl Lc owns 404,651 shares.

On 1/4/2017 James Kevin Hanna, VP, sold 10,000 with an average share price of $12.57 per share and the total transaction amounting to $125,700.00. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department reported 170,000 shares. 27,413 were accumulated by First Midwest Bank & Trust Division. Deutsche Bank lowered Medical Properties Trust from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating and dropped their price objective for the company from $14.00 to $13.50 in a research note on Wednesday, January 10th. Therefore 36% are positive. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Monday, October 5 with "Overweight". Also, Chairman Edward K. Aldag, Jr. sold 116,216 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Tuesday, March 27th. On Monday, March 19 the firm has "Hold" rating by Deutsche Bank given. The company was upgraded on Friday, December 15 by J.P. Morgan. (NYSE:MPW) has "Hold" rating given by KeyBanc Capital Markets. On Thursday, February 8 the rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Buy". The firm has "Overweight" rating by Barclays Capital given on Monday, April 23. 336,965 were accumulated by Deutsche Savings Bank Ag. In Friday, December 15 report JP Morgan upgraded the stock to "Neutral" rating. The company now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $14.28.

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