Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 10, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.21 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 10,
2014. Shareholders who purchased MPW stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd
quarter that MPW has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $13.9, the dividend yield is 6.04%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MPW was $13.9,
representing a -10.32% decrease from the 52 week high of $15.50 and
a 21.19% increase over the 52 week low of $11.47.
MPW is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes
companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. (
) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) (
). MPW's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $.49. Zacks Investment Research reports MPW's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 12.63%, compared to an
industry average of 9%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to MPW through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have MPW as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares KBW Premium Yield Equity REIT Portfolio ETF (
- IQ US Real Estate Small Cap ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is KBWY with an increase of
13.01% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of MPW at 4.29%.