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In the latest trading session, Medical Properties (MPW) closed at $21.84, marking a -0.46% move from the previous day. This change lagged the S&P 500’s daily gain of 0.96%. Meanwhile, the Dow gained 0.61%, and the Nasdaq, a tech-heavy index, lost 0.04%.
Prior to today’s trading, shares of the health care real estate investment trust had gained 2.38% over the past month. This has outpaced the Finance sector’s loss of 2.85% and the S&P 500’s loss of 0.21% in that time.
Wall Street will be looking for positivity from Medical Properties as it approaches its next earnings report date. In that report, analysts expect Medical Properties to post earnings of $0.46 per share. This would mark year-over-year growth of 12.2%. Our most recent consensus estimate is calling for quarterly revenue of $395.33 million, up…