Price Target Analysis of Medical Properties Trust Inc. (NYSE:MPW)

Medical Properties Trust Inc. (NYSE:MPW) belonging to the Finance sector has surged 2.1% and closed its last trading session at $12.18.

The company reported its EPS on 11/03/2016. Currently, the stock has a 1 Year Price Target of $14.05.

The consensus recommendation, according to Zacks Investment research, is 3.09. The scale runs from 1 to 5 with 1 recommending Strong Buy and 5 recommending a Strong Sell. The Stock had a 2.67 Consensus Analyst Recommendation 30 Days Ago, whereas 60 days ago and 90 days ago the analyst recommendations were 2.67 and 2.63 respectively.

Medical Properties Trust Inc. on 11/03/2016 reported its EPS as $0.28 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $0.18. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $0.1. This shows a surprise factor of 55.6%.

Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on Medical Properties Trust Inc. Earnings, with 4 analysts believing the company would generate an Average Estimate of $0.2. Whereas they predicted High and Low Earnings Estimate as $0.24 and $0.17 respectively. While in the same Quarter Previous year, the Actual EPS was $0.24.

Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for Medical Properties Trust Inc. as $149 Million in the Current Quarter. This estimate is provided by 5 analysts. The High Revenue estimate is predicted as 150.56 Million, while the Low Revenue Estimate prediction stands at 147 Million. The company’s last year sales total was 131.55 Million.

For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for Medical Properties Trust Inc. is -16.7%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is 0%. In the past 5 years, the stock showed growth of 1.8% per annum. While for the next 5 years, the growth estimate is 10%.

The Company got Downgrade by Wells Fargo on 13-Dec-16 from Market Perform to Underperform.

Insider Trades for Medical Properties Trust Inc. show that the latest trade was made on 29 Sep 2016 where Sparks (Daniel Paul), the Director completed a transaction type “Buy” in which 2924 shares were traded at a price of $0.

Over the period of 6 months, Insider Purchases show a total of 1 transaction in which 3000 shares were traded. 1 Insider Sales transactions were made totaling 39576 shares traded.

10 analysts projected Price Targets for Medical Properties Trust Inc.. The analysts believe that the company stock price could grow as high as $17. The Low Price target projection by analysts is $11.5 and the Mean Price Target is $14.05.

Medical Properties Trust Inc. (NYSE:MPW) has the market capitalization of $3.9 Billion. The company rocked its 52-Week High of $15.92 on Jul 22, 2016 and touched its 52-Week Low of $9.61 on Jan 20, 2016. The stock has Return on Assets (ROA) of 4.3 percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 10% and Return on Investment (ROI) of 4.8 percent.

The stock is currently showing YTD performance of 13.33 Percent. The company has Beta Value of 0.83 and ATR value of 0.3. The Weekly and Monthly Volatility stands at 2.45% and 2.28%.

Company profile:

Medical Properties Trust, Inc. is a Birmingham, Alabama based self-advised real estate investment trust formed to capitalize on the changing trends in healthcare delivery by acquiring and developing net-leased healthcare facilities. These facilities include inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, long-term acute care hospitals, regional and community hospitals, women’s and children’s hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, ambulatory surgery centers, and other single-discipline healthcare facilities, such as heart hospitals, orthopedic hospitals and cancer centers.