Worth Watching Stocks: Medical Properties Trust Inc. (MPW), Office Depot, Inc. (ODP)

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Medical Properties Trust Inc. (MPW)

Medical Properties Trust, Inc. is a self-advised real estate investment trust formed to capitalize on the changing trends in healthcare delivery by acquiring and developing net-leased healthcare facilities. MPT’s financing model allows hospitals and other healthcare facilities to unlock the value of their underlying real estate in order to fund facility improvements, technology upgrades, staff additions and new construction. Facilities include acute care hospitals, inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, long-term acute care hospitals, and other medical and surgical facilities.

Medical Properties Trust Inc. (MPW)’s Financial Overview

Medical Properties Trust Inc. (MPW) surged 2.62% yesterday to close its trading session at $12.94. The company has 1 year Price Target of $13.5. The stock touched its 52-Week High on Obsolete and 52-Week Low on Obsolete. The stock traded with the volume of 5.44 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $4.77 Billion.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of 1.28 Percent, SMA50 of SMA50 Percent and SMA200 of -1.08 percent. Medical Properties Trust Inc. has P/S value of 6.77 while its P/B value stands at 1.23. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of 3.6 percent, Return on Equity of 7.8 percent and Return on Investment of 5.5 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 99.2 percent and 68.9 percent respectively.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 2.9 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 12 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Medical Properties Trust Inc have a median target of 13.50, with a high estimate of 15.00 and a low estimate of 11.50. The median estimate represents a +4.33% increase from the last price of 12.94.

Office Depot, Inc. (ODP)

Office Depot, Inc. is a leading global provider of products, services, and solutions for every workplace – whether your workplace is an office, home, school or car. The companyoperates under several banner brands including Office Depot, OfficeMax and Grand & Toy. The company’s portfolio of exclusive product brands include TUL, Foray, Brenton Studio, Ativa, WorkPro, Realspace and HighMark.

Office Depot, Inc. (ODP)‘s Financial Outlook

The 6 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Office Depot Inc have a median target of 4.20, with a high estimate of 5.00 and a low estimate of 3.10. The median estimate represents a +97.18% increase from the last price of 2.13.

According to Zacks Investment Research, Office Depot, Inc. has a Consensus Recommendation of 3. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock surged1.91% and closed its last trading session at $2.13. The company has the market capitalization of $1.26 Billion. The firm touched its 52-Week high on Obsolete and 52-Week low on Obsolete. The company has volume of 5.41 Million shares. The company has a total of 590.2 Million shares outstanding.

The company has YTD performance of -39.83 percent. Beta for Office Depot, Inc. stands at 2.66 while its ATR (average true range) is 0.13. The company has Weekly Volatility of 6.43%% and Monthly Volatility of 5.63%.

Office Depot, Inc. has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of -10.01%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of SMA50 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of -45.96%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of 3.2 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of 8.9 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 3.1% with Gross margin of 24 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 3.3% and 1.8% respectively.

 

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