Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (MPW) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 11, 2013

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Medical Properties Trust, Inc. ( MPW ) 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. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). 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 dates, visit the MPW Dividend History page.

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 ( ROOF )
  • PowerShares KBW Premium Yield Equity REIT Portfolio ETF ( KBWY )
  • PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II PowerShares S&P Smal ( PSCF )
  • PowerShares S&P SmallCap Low Volatility Portfolio ( XSLV )
  • First Trust Small Cap Growth AlphaDEX Fund ( FYC ).

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%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.




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