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Shares of Medical Properties Trust (NYSE:MPW) hit a new 52-week high during trading on Tuesday , AnalystRatingsNetwork.com reports. The company traded as high as $14.13 and last traded at $14.02, with a volume of 373,623 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $14.09.

The stock’s 50-day moving average is $13.46 and its 200-day moving average is $13.23. The company has a market cap of $2.414 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 46.20.

Medical Properties Trust (NYSE:MPW) last released its earnings data on Thursday, August 7th. The company reported $0.26 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.27 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $76.56 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $77.50 million. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.24 earnings per share. Medical Properties Trust’s revenue was up 34.0% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts predict that Medical Properties Trust will post $1.06 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Wednesday, October 15th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, September 18th will be paid a dividend of $0.21 per share. This represents a $0.84 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.96%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, September 16th.

Medical Properties Trust, Inc is a self-advised real estate investment trust (NYSE:MPW) focused on investing in and owning net-leased healthcare facilities.

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