Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (MPW) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 10, 2013

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Medical Properties Trust, Inc. ( MPW ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 10, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 10, 2013. Shareholders who purchased MPW stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 20th quarter that MPW has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $11.99, the dividend yield is 6.67%.

The previous trading day's last sale of MPW was $11.99, representing a -32.37% decrease from the 52 week high of $17.73 and a 15.85% increase over the 52 week low of $10.35.

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 $.8. Zacks Investment Research reports MPW's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 13.06%, compared to an industry average of 8.2%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the MPW Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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 ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is ROOF with an decrease of -11.1% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of MPW at 3.1%.



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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