Inceptionr LLC Reduces Stake in Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (NYSE:MPW)

Inceptionr LLC cut its holdings in shares of Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (NYSE:MPWFree Report) by 16.7% in the fourth quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The institutional investor owned 28,188 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 5,649 shares during the quarter. Inceptionr LLC’s holdings in Medical Properties Trust were worth $138,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of the business. Tucker Asset Management LLC grew its holdings in Medical Properties Trust by 2,447.6% during the third quarter. Tucker Asset Management LLC now owns 7,974 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $43,000 after acquiring an additional 7,661 shares during the period. Cetera Trust Company N.A acquired a new stake in shares of Medical Properties Trust during the 4th quarter worth approximately $43,000. Cary Street Partners Investment Advisory LLC grew its stake in shares of Medical Properties Trust by 861.5% during the 4th quarter. Cary Street Partners Investment Advisory LLC now owns 9,615 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $47,000 after purchasing an additional 8,615 shares during the period. Ieq Capital LLC acquired a new position in shares of Medical Properties Trust in the 4th quarter valued at $50,000. Finally, Principal Securities Inc. purchased a new stake in Medical Properties Trust during the fourth quarter worth $50,000. 71.79% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Medical Properties Trust Stock Down 2.2 %

MPW opened at $5.01 on Friday. The company’s 50 day simple moving average is $4.53 and its two-hundred day simple moving average is $4.34. Medical Properties Trust, Inc. has a 1-year low of $2.92 and a 1-year high of $10.74. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.48, a current ratio of 3.10 and a quick ratio of 2.26.

Medical Properties Trust Dividend Announcement

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, May 1st. Investors of record on Monday, April 22nd were given a dividend of $0.15 per share. The ex-dividend date was Friday, April 19th. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 11.99%. Medical Properties Trust’s payout ratio is -27.03%.

Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

MPW has been the subject of a number of recent analyst reports. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft raised shares of Medical Properties Trust from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating and lifted their price objective for the company from $2.00 to $5.00 in a report on Wednesday, April 17th. StockNews.com downgraded Medical Properties Trust from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Saturday. BNP Paribas upgraded Medical Properties Trust from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $6.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Friday, March 1st. Truist Financial increased their target price on Medical Properties Trust from $4.00 to $4.50 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, April 8th. Finally, Colliers Securities downgraded shares of Medical Properties Trust from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and decreased their price objective for the company from $10.00 to $4.25 in a report on Wednesday, April 10th. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. According to MarketBeat.com, the stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $5.75.

Get Our Latest Stock Report on Medical Properties Trust

Medical Properties Trust Company Profile

(Free Report)

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.

Further Reading

Want to see what other hedge funds are holding MPW? Visit HoldingsChannel.com to get the latest 13F filings and insider trades for Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (NYSE:MPWFree Report).

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Medical Properties Trust (NYSE:MPW)

Receive News & Ratings for Medical Properties Trust Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Medical Properties Trust and related companies with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.