Published On: Mon, May 1st, 2017

Broker Changes For Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (NYSE:MPW)


Recently stock market analysts have updated their consensus ratings on shares of Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (NYSE:MPW).

Most recent broker ratings

04/07/2017 – Medical Properties Trust, Inc. was upgraded to “buy” by analysts at Jefferies. They now have a USD 15 price target on the stock.

04/05/2017 – Medical Properties Trust, Inc. had its “buy” rating reiterated by analysts at Deutsche Bank. They now have a USD 15 price target on the stock.

03/10/2017 – Robert W. Baird began new coverage on Medical Properties Trust, Inc. giving the company a “outperform” rating. They now have a USD 14 price target on the stock.

02/10/2017 – Medical Properties Trust, Inc. had its “equal-weight” rating reiterated by analysts at Barclays. They now have a USD 14 price target on the stock.

12/16/2016 – Medical Properties Trust, Inc. was downgraded to “underweight” by analysts at JP Morgan. They now have a USD 13 price target on the stock.

12/13/2016 – Medical Properties Trust, Inc. was downgraded to “underperform” by analysts at Wells Fargo.

11/07/2016 – Medical Properties Trust, Inc. had its “hold” rating reiterated by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. They now have a USD 13 price target on the stock.

09/27/2016 – Medical Properties Trust, Inc. had its “neutral” rating reiterated by analysts at BTIG Research.

07/01/2016 – Medical Properties Trust, Inc. was downgraded to “market perform” by analysts at JMP Securities.

05/24/2016 – Medical Properties Trust, Inc. had its “buy” rating reiterated by analysts at SunTrust.

12/17/2015 – Medical Properties Trust, Inc. had its “market perform” rating reiterated by analysts at Cowen. They now have a USD 12 price target on the stock.

11/09/2015 – Medical Properties Trust, Inc. had its “outperform” rating reiterated by analysts at RBC Capital. They now have a USD 15 price target on the stock.

05/12/2015 – Medical Properties Trust, Inc. was downgraded to “hold” by analysts at Zacks.

12/19/2014 – Medical Properties Trust, Inc. was upgraded to “hold” by analysts at KeyBanc.

10/22/2014 – Medical Properties Trust, Inc. had its “” rating reiterated by analysts at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. They now have a USD 13 price target on the stock.

Medical Properties Trust, Inc. has a 50 day moving average of 13.17 and a 200 day moving average of 12.92. The stock’s market capitalization is 4.18B, it has a 52-week low of 11.54 and a 52-week high of 15.91.

The share price of the company (NYSE:MPW) was down -2.97% during the last trading session, with a high of 13.52 and the volume of Medical Properties Trust, Inc. shares traded was 9745671.

Medical Properties Trust, Inc. is a real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company focuses on investing in and owning net-leased healthcare facilities across the United States and selectively in foreign jurisdictions. 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. 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. The Company makes mortgage loans to healthcare operators collateralized by their real estate assets. As of February 24, 2017, the Company’s portfolio consisted of 232 properties, including 215 facilities (of the 220 facilities that it owns) were leased to 30 tenants, five were under development, and the remaining assets were in the form of mortgage loans to four operators.