MPW stock: buy or sell?
Nov 26th, 2020
MPW stock brief
- Medical Properties closed on Wednesday at $19.77 after scarcely moving a -0.10%.
- The stock is configuring an uptrend pattern since last September, when it bottomed at $16.10. Up to date, the uptrend marked a 22.80% gain since the beginning of this rally
- Medical Properties Trust, Inc. is a self-advised real estate investment trust formed in 2003 to acquire and develop net-leased hospital facilities.
Should I buy Medical Properties stock?
Even if you are a experienced or a novel trader, best trading results come from using an investing strategy that never leaves to random or subjective opinions when is the best moment to buy or sell stocks. Trading strategies are meant for helping you in the decision process of what stocks to pick and when is the best moment to buy them. At Stocks2.com, we like to use very simple but trusted and powerful trend following trading strategies. Simple things usually work the best
Is $MPW stock a buy?
Currently, Medical Properties stock matches one trading strategy:
Uptrend buy setup
Medical Properties stock continues to trend higher since last September and has marked a gorgeous 22.80% gain. Price marked a local bottom in this uptrend at $18.61 on November 19, and since then it bounced off a 6.23%. Breaking out above $21.35 - it's last top - will be a good entry point if Medical Properties resumes the uptrend. If you decide to enter this trade, the suggested stop loss is at $19.22
|Buy setup||Buy point||Stop loss||Risk|
|Uptrend buy setup||$21.35||$19.22||10.00%|
Should I sell Medical Properties stock?
Knowing when to sell a stock is even harder than knowing when to buy it. Trading strategies give us the ability us to avoid impetuous decisions based on our emotions or the buzz that surrounds the market. When selling, as well as buying, our strategies are very easy to follow and are only applicable for selling shares you already own, not for selling short $MPW stock
A guiding principle is that you should not hold a trade that yields greater losses than those expected at the time of the buy. The moment to sell your stock should always be determined by the stop-loss (automatic or manual)
Is it time to sell Medical Properties stock?
Currently, Medical Properties stock doesn't match any of our preferred sell setups, so if you hold Medical Properties shares and your operation is in profit probably is not time to sell now
Medical Properties ratings
We don't have any rating posted in the previous month for Medical Properties
Medical Properties stock analysis
Medical Properties stock started an uptrend last September, and grew a gorgeous 22.80%. The price shows higher peaks and higher lows, and along the way provided some buying opportunities for those who wanted to enter. Latest pullback was on November 19, when price bounced at $18.61. Like in all uptrends, price needs to rest and now price is consolidating the gains in a range between $21.35 and $18.61
Supports and resistances
The current resistance levels are:
The current support levels are:
The price is trading near to the upper Bollinger band, poiting some level of overbought in recent sessions. This is not a bearish indicator, as price can trade in these levels for many days and weeks
Relative strength index
The RSI crossed up the oversold level of 30 last September after just being in the oversold zone for 1 day (what can be considered a strength signal). The RSI reading on Wednesday was 61.7. Medical Properties stock skyrocketed a 21.66% since that level was surpassed
Medical Properties stock price history
Medical Properties started trading priced at an adjusted price1 of $3.40 on Jul 2005. Since then, MPW stock surged by 481.47%, with an average of 32.10% per year. An investment of thousand dollars on the IPO would have a value of $5,814.71 today.
1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits
Price target for Medical Properties stock
How much a stock will be priced tomorrow or next week is quite unpredictable. However, many stock price forecasts are published every day by banks, financial institutions and independent analysts.
The following table shows the price predictions released by analysts in the last month. If you are a small trader you must not invest based on these forecasts.
In the last 30 days we couldn't find any price target published for Medical Properties stock.
Earnings and financials
Medical Properties Trust Inc. ($MPW) came out with fiscal third-quarter earnings of $0.41 per share in late October, significantly improving the Market consensus estimate of $0.26 per share. This Q3 report means an earnings surprise of 57.69%. Turnover resulted of $329.5 million versus $315.3 million predicted by market consensus.This compares to Earnings of $0.20 per share same quarter last year, so reported EPS means an increase of 105.00%. Turnover exploded a 46.94% on an annualized basis in the fiscal 3rd-quarter, from $2.3B to $3.4B last quarter.
MPW ($MPW) is hosting the quarterly earnings call next February. Analysts expect an earnings per-share of $0.27, that is a 34.15% lower than previous quarter.
Medical Properties performance
|Medical Properties ($MPW)||12.60%||6.90%||13.00%|
Important:The comments given in this article are personal and not recommendations for you to buy or sell shares. The author of this article does not know the individual situations of the reader, his or her own finances or his or her own best interests at any given time. All users should speak with their financial advisor before buying or selling any securities Thoughts are posted for informational purposes only
|Wednesday, November 25th, 2020|
|Day range||$19.48 - $19.82|
|Average true range||$0.74|
|50d mov avg||$18.32|
|100d mov avg||$18.48|
|200d mov avg||$18.20|
|Earnings date||February 4th, 2021|