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Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (MPW) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 29, 2013
By: NASDAQ.com News
Medical Properties Trust, Inc. ( MPW ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 29, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.21 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 07, 2014. Shareholders who purchased MPW stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 5% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $13.23, the dividend yield is 6.35%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MPW was $13.23, representing a -25.38% decrease from the 52 week high of $17.73 and a 16.56% increase over the 52 week low of $11.35.
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 $.73. Zacks Investment Research reports MPW's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 10.95%, compared to an industry average of 7.2%.
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 -0.29% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of MPW at 2.88%.