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Brookfield Asset Management Inc. boosted its position in Medical Properties Trust, Inc.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. Bank of Montreal Can boosted its position in shares of Medical Properties Trust by 8.8% in the first quarter. The number of shares now owned by investors are 320.94 mln. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund increased its position in Medical Properties Trust by 4,130.7% in the third quarter. LSV Asset Management now owns 4,546,776 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock worth $67,155,000 after buying an additional 2,837,500 shares during the period. This company shares are -19.05% up from its target price of $18.4 and the current market capitalization stands at $1.62B. RidgeWorth Capital Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of Medical Properties Trust by 54.6% in the fourth quarter. If the market is performing well and the stock is over-valued, MPW might be a good investment at this point but if the market is dropping down, you might not consider buying the stock. Integrated Investment Consultants LLC increased its stake in Medical Properties Trust by 1.4% in the third quarter. WESPAC Advisors LLC now owns 45,425 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock worth $671,000 after buying an additional 10,095 shares in the last quarter. The stock of Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (NYSE:MPW) stock have an ABR of 2.75. Medical Properties Trust, Inc. The company has a market capitalization of $4.45 billion, a P/E ratio of 16.16 and a beta of 0.78. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $31.32 and a 200 day moving average price of $29.06.

Analysts await Government Properties Income Trust (NASDAQ:GOV) to report earnings on April, 27. The real estate investment trust reported $0.13 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.20 by $0.07. The company now has a Return on Equity (ROE) of 8.40% and a Return on Investment (ROI) of 5.70%.

The company reported an impressive total revenue of 541.14 Million in the last fiscal year. Moreover, Northern Capital Management Llc has 0.65% invested in the company for 81,735 shares.

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Government Properties Income Trust (NYSE:GOV) declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, April 12th. On average, equities research analysts predict that Medical Properties Trust, Inc. will post $0.98 EPS for the current year. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 16th were issued a dividend of $0.24 per share. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, March 14th.

11/09/2015 - Medical Properties Trust, Inc. had its "outperform" rating reiterated by analysts at RBC Capital. This represents a $1.10 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.44%.

12/19/2014 - Medical Properties Trust, Inc. was upgraded to "hold" by analysts at KeyBanc. If you are accessing this article on another publication, it was copied illegally and republished in violation of worldwide trademark and copyright law. BTIG Research initiated the shares of MPW in report on Thursday, August 25 with "Neutral" rating. The company had revenue of $153.30 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $151.13 million. Finally, Robert W. Baird began coverage on Medical Properties Trust in a research report on Thursday, March 9th. Jefferies downgraded the shares of MPW in report on Tuesday, January 12 to "Hold" rating.

Medical Properties Trust, Inc.'s (MPW) witnessed a gain of 1.65% in recent trading period with closing price of $ 14.13. They issued an "outperform" rating and a $14.00 target price for the company. Deutsche Bank AG lifted their price target on Medical Properties Trust from $13.50 to $15.00 and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research note on Thursday, April 6th. Also, there are 0 buy, 2 sell and 2 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 3.8 average brokerage recommendation. This rating was issued on 4/07/17. While some analysts have a High Price target for the stock of $16 and a Low Price Target of $12. Also, Director William G. Mckenzie sold 41,270 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, March 8th. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Aldag Edward K JR sold $3.85 million worth of stock or 301,845 shares. (NYSE:MPW) ended its day at $14.10 with the rising stream of -0.28% and its total traded volume was 3.13 million shares less than the average volume. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. The Company operates through two segments: ownership of properties that are primarily leased to government tenants and its equity method investment in Select Income REIT (SIR).

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