Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 11, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 11, 2013.
Shareholders who purchased MPW stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 19th
quarter that MPW has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $15.21, the dividend yield is 5.26%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MPW was $15.21,
representing a -14.21% decrease from the 52 week high of $17.73 and
a 74.83% increase over the 52 week low of $8.70.
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 $.76. Zacks Investment Research reports MPW's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 19.72%, compared to an
industry average of 7.3%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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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:
- IQ US Real Estate Small Cap ETF (
- PowerShares KBW Premium Yield Equity REIT Portfolio ETF (
- PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II PowerShares S&P
- PowerShares S&P SmallCap Low Volatility Portfolio (
- First Trust Small Cap Growth AlphaDEX Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is FYC with an increase of
11.92% over the last 100 days. ROOF has the highest percent
weighting of MPW at 3.88%.