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Medical Properties Number of Shares Shorted AnalysisNumber of Shares Shorted is total amount of shares that are currently sold short by investors. When stock is sold short, the short seller assumes the responsibility of buying the stock back at a lower price. The speculator will make money if the stock goes down in price or will experience loss if the stock price goes up.
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Medical Properties Distress Driver Correlations
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Number of Shares Shorted PatternThe weighted average number of shares or units issued and outstanding that are used by the company to calculate Earnings per Basic Share; determined based on the timing of issuance of shares or units in the period.
Weighted Average Shares
About Number of Shares ShortedIf a large number of investors decide to short sell an equity instrument within a small period of time, their combined action can significantly affect price of the stock.
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Based on recorded statements Medical Properties Trust has 17.26M of outstending shares currently sold short by investors. This is 143.42% higher than that of the Real Estate sector, and 130.46% higher than that of REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry, The Number of Shares Shorted for all stocks is 266.82% lower than the firm.
Medical Properties Number of Shares Shorted Peer Comparison
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Medical Properties current financial ratios
|Return On Equity||22.16%|
|Return On Asset||3.38%|
|Shares Owned by Insiders||1.04%|
|Shares Owned by Institutions||79.67%|
|Number of Shares Shorted||17.26M|
|Price to Earning||6.98X|
|Price to Book||1.43X|
|Price to Sales||10.60X|
|Cash and Equivalents||451.65M|
|Cash per Share||1.14X|
|Debt to Equity||99.00%|
|Book Value Per Share||12.45X|
|Cash Flow from Operations||143.78M|
|Earnings Per Share||2.56X|
|Price to Earnings To Growth||3.53X|
|Number of Employees||77|
|Five Year Return||6.64%|
|Last Dividend Paid||1.0|