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On Tuesday, February 07, 2017, US markets saw a mixed trading session as out of nine sectors four sectors ended in green, four sectors finished in red, and one sector closed flat. Major US indices, nonetheless, were also bullish at the close of yesterday's session. The NASDAQ Composite ended the day at 5,674.22, up 0.19%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average edged 0.19% higher, to finish at 20,090.29; and the S&P 500 closed at 2,293.08, up marginally by 0.02%. This Wednesday morning, Stock-Callers.com looks at the performance of these four REIT - Healthcare Facilities stocks: HCP Inc. (NYSE: HCP), Medical Properties Trust Inc. (NYSE: MPW), Welltower Inc. (NYSE: HCN), and Ventas Inc. (NYSE: VTR). You can access our complimentary research reports on these stocks now at:
Irvine, California-based HCP Inc.'s stock edged 0.55% lower, to close the day at $30.75. The stock recorded a trading volume of 3.17 million shares. HCP Inc.'s shares have advanced 5.46% in the previous three months and 3.75% in the past one year. The Company's shares are trading 2.85% above its 50-day moving average. Additionally, shares of the Company, which primarily invests in properties serving the healthcare industry including sectors of healthcare such as senior housing, life science, medical office, hospital and skilled nursing, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 55.71.
On January 25th, 2017, research firm Goldman upgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Neutral' to 'Buy'. Visit us today and download your complete report on HCP for free at:
Medical Properties Trust
On Tuesday, shares in Birmingham, Alabama-based Medical Properties Trust Inc. ended the session 1.01% lower at $12.74 with a total volume of 2.14 million shares traded. Medical Properties Trust's shares have advanced 1.68% in the last one month and 7.33% in the previous three months. Furthermore, the stock has gained 28.72% in the past one year. Shares of the Company, which acquires, develops, and invests in healthcare facilities; and leases healthcare facilities to healthcare operating companies and healthcare providers, are trading at a PE ratio of 12.79. The stock is trading 2.91% above its 50-day moving average. Moreover, the Company's shares have an RSI of 52.00. The complimentary research report on MPW can be accessed at:
On Tuesday, shares in Toledo, Ohio-based Welltower Inc. recorded a trading volume of 1.41 million shares. The stock ended the day 0.45% lower at $65.87. Shares of the Company, which engages in acquiring, planning, developing, managing, repositioning and monetizing of real estate assets, are trading at a PE ratio of 38.25. Welltower's stock has gained 2.46% in the last three months and 14.21% in the previous one year. The Company is trading above its 50-day moving average by 1.63%. Furthermore, Welltower's shares have an RSI of 52.18.
On January 20th, 2017, research firm SunTrust downgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Buy' to 'Hold'. Register for free on Stock-Callers.com and download the PDF research report on HCN at:
Chicago, Illinois-based Ventas Inc.'s stock finished Tuesday's session 0.29% lower at $61.81 with a total volume of 1.55 million shares traded. Ventas' shares have gained 20.63% in the past one year. The Company's shares are trading above its 50-day moving average by 0.97%. Shares of Ventas, which engages in investment, management, financing, and leasing of properties in the healthcare industry, are trading at a PE ratio of 39.80. Additionally, the stock has an RSI of 51.34. Get free access to your research report on VTR at:
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