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Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (NYSE:MPW)
5-Year Dividends Growth Rate
0.30% (As of Dec. 2013)

Medical Properties Trust, Inc.'s Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $0.21.

During the past 12 months, Medical Properties Trust, Inc.'s average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 1.30% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 0.40% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 0.30% per year.

During the past 10 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Medical Properties Trust, Inc. was 42.40% per year. The lowest was 0.00% per year. And the median was -6.90% per year.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

Medical Properties Trust, Inc.'s Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was 1.91. As of today, Medical Properties Trust, Inc.'s Dividend Yield is 6.20%.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of Medical Properties Trust, Inc. is 1.36, which seems too high.

Good Sign:

Medical Properties Trust, Inc. stock dividend yield is close to 1-year high.

For more information regarding to dividend, please check our Dividend Page.


Definition

This is the average annual rate that a company has been raising its dividends. The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.


Explanation

1. Dividend Payout Ratio measures the percentage of the company’s earnings paid out as dividends.

Medical Properties Trust, Inc.'s Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2013 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Dec. 2013 )/Earnings per Share (Q: Dec. 2013 )
=0.21/0.11
=1.91

During the past 10 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Medical Properties Trust, Inc. was 3.64. The lowest was 0.57. And the median was 1.30.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of Medical Properties Trust, Inc. is 1.36, which seems too high.

2. Dividend Yield measures how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its share price.

Medical Properties Trust, Inc. Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.2102014-03-122014-03-142014-04-11Cash Dividendquarterly
0.2102013-11-292013-12-032014-01-07Cash Dividendquarterly
0.2002013-09-102013-09-122013-10-10Cash Dividendquarterly
0.2002013-06-112013-06-132013-07-11Cash Dividendquarterly

Medical Properties Trust, Inc.'s Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=0.82/13.34
=6.15 %

Current Share Price is $13.34.
Medical Properties Trust, Inc.'s Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $0.82.

During the past 10 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Medical Properties Trust, Inc. was 30.92%. The lowest was 1.58%. And the median was 7.74%.

Good Sign:

Medical Properties Trust, Inc. stock dividend yield is close to 1-year high.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.


Related Terms

Dividends Per Share, Dividend Payout Ratio, Dividend Yield, 3-Year Dividends Growth Rate

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