MPW stock: buy or sell?

MPW stock price: $19.77 -0.10% At close on Nov 25th, 2020

Updated on:
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, 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 setupBuy pointStop lossRisk
Uptrend buy setup$21.35$19.2210.00%

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

SMAs overview

MPW stock SMAs chart

Supports and resistances

The current resistance levels are:

  • R1: $19.84 (0.35% above)
  • R2: $20.32 (2.78% above)
  • R3: $20.41 (3.24% above)
  • The current support levels are:

  • S1: $18.99 (-3.95% below)
  • S2: $18.98 (-4.00% below)
  • S3: $18.65 (-5.67% below)
  • Bollinger bands

    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

    MPW stock Bollinger Bands chart

    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

    MPW stock RSI chart

    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

    MPW stock price history chart

    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

    MPW performance compared
    Medical Properties ($MPW) 12.60% 6.90% 13.00%

    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

    MPW summary

    Wednesday, November 25th, 2020
    Day range$19.48 - $19.82
    Previous close$19.79
    Session gain-0.10%
    Average true range$0.74
    50d mov avg$18.32
    100d mov avg$18.48
    200d mov avg$18.20
    Earnings dateFebruary 4th, 2021

    Frequently asked questions

    What is Medical Properties stock symbol?

    Medical Properties Trust Inc. is a public company trading in the US stock market with the MPW symbol

    Is Medical Properties stock a buy or sell?

    Medical Properties had no ratings in the last 30 days Read the article to get additional tips on trading MPW stock.

    Will MPW go up?

    There were no predictions issued by analysts in the last month for Medical Properties.