The EVP & COO of Medical Properties (NYSE: MPW) is Selling Shares

Today, the EVP & COO of Medical Properties (MPWResearch Report), Emmett Mclean, sold shares of MPW for $870K.

Following Emmett Mclean’s last MPW Sell transaction on August 24, 2018, the stock climbed by 2.8%. In addition to Emmett Mclean, 2 other MPW executives reported Sell trades in the last month.

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Based on Medical Properties’ latest earnings report for the quarter ending September 30, the company posted quarterly revenue of $197 million and quarterly net profit of $736 million. In comparison, last year the company earned revenue of $177 million and had a net profit of $76.38 million. MPW’s market cap is $6.3B and the company has a P/E ratio of 6.37. Currently, Medical Properties has an average volume of 3.47M.

Based on 5 analyst ratings, the analyst consensus is Moderate Buy with an average price target of $15.50, reflecting a -11.4% downside.

The insider sentiment on Medical Properties has been negative according to 24 insider trades in the past three months. This sentiment is lower than the average sentiment of company insiders in this sector.

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Medical Properties Trust, Inc. is a self-advised real estate investment trust, which engages in investing and owning net-leased healthcare facilities across the United States of America and selective foreign countries. It focuses on funding hospitals and other facilities where patients must be admitted by doctors.

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