Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (
) 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. (
) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) (
). 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%.
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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 (
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%.