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Focus today is on Healthcare Facilities REITs, which own and operate properties including hospitals, senior housing facilities, skilled nursing facilities, and other medical office buildings. These companies also tend to offer dividend yields that are well above the wider market average. Pre-market, Stock-Callers.com observes the performances of HCP Inc. (NYSE: HCP), Medical Properties Trust Inc. (NYSE: MPW), Welltower Inc. (NYSE: HCN), and Omega Healthcare Investors Inc. (NYSE: OHI). Download the free research reports on these stocks today:
Irvine, California-based HCP Inc.'s shares gained 1.60%, closing Wednesday's trading session at $30.49. The stock recorded a trading volume of 7.02 million shares, which was above its three months average volume of 4.00 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 1.85% over the previous three months and 3.84% since the start of this year. The stock is trading 0.08% below its 50-day moving average. Additionally, shares of HCP, which invests in real estate markets of the US, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 48.95.
On March 20th, 2017, HCP announced that a lawsuit is pending in Ohio for certain purchasers of the Company's shares over its alleged Securities Laws Violations. Investors, who purchased HCP's shares in February 2015 or earlier, and currently hold any of those shares, have certain options and should contact the Shareholders Foundation at mail.shareholdersfoundation.com.
On March 20th, 2017, research firm Morgan Stanley upgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Underweight' to 'Equal-Weight'. See our free and comprehensive research report on HCP at:
Medical Properties Trust
On Wednesday, shares in Birmingham, Alabama-based Medical Properties Trust Inc. recorded a trading volume of 4.70 million shares, which was above their three months average volume of 3.34 million shares. The stock rose 1.54%, ending the day at $12.52. The Company's shares have advanced 3.89% in the last three months and 3.81% over the previous one year. The stock is trading below its 50-day moving average by 0.60%. Furthermore, shares of Medical Properties Trust, which operates as a REIT in the US, have an RSI of 50.51.
On March 15th, 2017, Medical Properties Trust reported that the previously announced public offering of €500 million aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2025 by its operating partnership, MPT Operating Partnership, L.P. and MPT Finance Corporation, priced on Match 15th with a coupon of 3.325%. Offering of the Notes is expected to close on or about March 24th, 2017, subject to certain closing conditions.
On March 10th, 2017, research firm Robert W. Baird initiated an 'Outperform' rating on the Company's stock, with a target price of $14 per share. MPW free research report PDF is just a click away at:
Toledo, Ohio-based Welltower Inc.'s stock finished the day 1.24% higher at $68.66 with a total trading volume of 1.74 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 2.57% in the last one month, 4.81% in the previous three months, and 3.95% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day moving average by 2.89%. Additionally, shares of Welltower, which engages in acquiring, planning, developing, managing, repositioning and monetizing of real estate assets, have an RSI of 58.47.
On February 22nd, 2017, Welltower announced a strategic collaboration with Johns Hopkins Medicine intended to promote innovative care and wellness for the aging population and to create programs that increase quality, value, and connectivity across the health care continuum.
On March 20th, 2017, research firm Morgan Stanley upgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Equal-Weight' to 'Overweight'. Sign up for your complimentary report on HCN at:
Shares in Maryland, US-based Omega Healthcare Investors Inc. ended yesterday's session 1.50% higher at $31.71. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.31 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 2.98% over the previous three months and 3.41% since the start of this year. The stock is trading 0.49% below its 50-day moving average. Moreover, shares of Omega Healthcare Investors, which invests in healthcare facilities, primarily in long-term healthcare facilities in order to create its portfolio, have an RSI of 49.45.
On February 08th, 2017, Omega Healthcare released its Q4 2016 financial results, posting operating revenues for the three-month period ended December 31st, 2016, of $234.5 million compared to operating revenues of $210.5 million for Q4 2015. The Company also reported net income of $129.9 million, or $0.63 per common share, compared to net income of $63.5 million, or $0.32 per common share, for Q4 2015. Register for free on Stock-Callers.com and download the latest research report on OHI at:
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