Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (NYSE:MPW) Shares Bought by Cary Street Partners Investment Advisory LLC

Cary Street Partners Investment Advisory LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (NYSE:MPWFree Report) by 861.5% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 9,615 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after acquiring an additional 8,615 shares during the period. Cary Street Partners Investment Advisory LLC’s holdings in Medical Properties Trust were worth $47,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in MPW. Tucker Asset Management LLC raised its position in shares of Medical Properties Trust by 2,447.6% in the third quarter. Tucker Asset Management LLC now owns 7,974 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $43,000 after buying an additional 7,661 shares during the last quarter. Cetera Trust Company N.A acquired a new position in shares of Medical Properties Trust in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $43,000. Checchi Capital Advisers LLC acquired a new position in shares of Medical Properties Trust in the third quarter valued at approximately $56,000. Integrated Advisors Network LLC acquired a new position in shares of Medical Properties Trust in the third quarter valued at approximately $56,000. Finally, Greenwich Wealth Management LLC acquired a new position in shares of Medical Properties Trust in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $56,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 71.79% of the company’s stock.

Analysts Set New Price Targets

A number of equities analysts have recently weighed in on MPW shares. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft raised shares of Medical Properties Trust from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating and boosted their price objective for the company from $2.00 to $5.00 in a research report on Wednesday, April 17th. Truist Financial upped their price target on shares of Medical Properties Trust from $4.00 to $4.50 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, April 8th. Colliers Securities lowered shares of Medical Properties Trust from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and dropped their price target for the stock from $10.00 to $4.25 in a research report on Wednesday, April 10th. StockNews.com lowered shares of Medical Properties Trust from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, February 22nd. Finally, KeyCorp reaffirmed a “sector weight” rating on shares of Medical Properties Trust in a research report on Friday, January 5th. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Based on data from MarketBeat.com, the company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $5.75.

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Medical Properties Trust Stock Up 4.5 %

MPW opened at $4.84 on Friday. The company has a current ratio of 2.26, a quick ratio of 2.26 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.32. Medical Properties Trust, Inc. has a 52-week low of $2.92 and a 52-week high of $10.74. The company has a 50 day moving average of $4.37 and a two-hundred day moving average of $4.33.

Medical Properties Trust Announces Dividend

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, May 1st. Stockholders of record on Monday, April 22nd were paid a $0.15 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, April 19th. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 12.40%. Medical Properties Trust’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently -63.83%.

Medical Properties Trust Company Profile

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Medical Properties Trust, Inc is a self-advised real estate investment trust formed in 2003 to acquire and develop net-leased hospital facilities. From its inception in Birmingham, Alabama, the Company has grown to become one of the world's largest owners of hospital real estate with 441 facilities and approximately 44,000 licensed beds as of September 30, 2023.

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