Aldag Edward K JR, Chairman, President & CEO, subtracted 101,964 shares of Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (MPW) from its portfolio at the rate of $19.78 per share valuing $2,016,848 on Oct 10. The insider left behind 2,058,820 shares of the company to its portfolio. Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $19.95, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $20.19. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $19.55 and a 2nd Support Level at $19.39. Before making a move on any particular stock, readers often pay close attention to support and resistance markers. The last reported price for shares of Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (MPW) was $19.70. Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (MPW) stock has lost -$0.55, or -2.72%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have lost -$0.54, or -2.67%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has risen by $1.21, or 6.54%. This year-to-date, Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (MPW) shares have gained $3.62, or 22.51%.
Analyzing price projection indicators is a helpful way to determine whether a potential stock buy is a wise choice for profits in the short term, medium term, and long term. For Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (MPW) stock, 50% of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Hold .” Meanwhile, 50% of medium-term indicators point to this stock being a “ Buy .” Looking further ahead, 100% of long-term indicators suggest that this stock is a “ Buy .”
With 517,440 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $10,193,568K. Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (MPW) generates $784,520 K in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of $1,017 M. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of 19.39%, a 3-Year Total Return of 59.26%, and a 5-year Total Return of 42.14%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is 23.46%, with its most recent dividend valued at $0.260 per share on 09/11/19. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 5.23%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 1.04.
In the most recently-reported fiscal quarter, which ended in 09/19, Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (MPW) reported earnings of $0.33 per share. Wall Street analysts, on average, were expecting the company to report earnings of $0.32 per share, representing a 0.01 difference and 3.13% surprise. In the previous quarter ending in 06/19, the reported earnings of $0.31 represented equal from the consensus estimate calling for $0.31 per share.
For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 12/2019, the average earnings estimate is $0.38 per share. This estimate came from a total of 8 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was $0.40 and the low estimate was $0.37. In the year-ago quarter, Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (MPW) generated per-share earnings of $0.31. If the analysts are correct about the current quarter’s earnings, the growth will be +22.58%.
Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 2 purchases (15,000 shares in total) and 2 sale (179,464 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 3 insider buys amounting to 22,476 shares and 6 insider sales amounting to 363,770 shares. In the past full year, 22 insider purchases were made (involving 1,150,752 shares) and 11 insider sell-offs equivalent to 754,212 shares.
Looking at this company’s capital structure, its Total Debt to Total Equity is 88.79, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 47.03, and its Total Debt to Total Assets is now 45.65. Looking even further ahead into the future, its Long-Term Debt to Equity is 2.50 and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 88.79.