Some fundamental drivers such as market cap or Medical Properties enterprice value can be analyzed from historical prospective to project value of the company into the future. Some investors analyze Medical Properties Trust valuation indicators such as Earnings Before Interest Taxes and Depreciation Amortization EBITDA of 652.2 M or Earnings before Tax of 84.5 M to time the market or to short-sell their positions based on the trend in valuation ratios. It is a perfect tool to project the direction of Medical Properties future value. Financial Statement Analysis is much more than just reviewing and breaking down Medical Properties Trust prevalent accounting reports in order to predict its past. Macroaxis encourages investors to analyze financial statement over time for various trends across multiple indicators and accounts to determine whether Medical Properties Trust is a good buy for the upcoming year. Please see also Stocks Correlation.
Enterprise ValueEnterprise Value (or EV) is usually referred to as Medical Properties theoretical takeover price. In the event of an acquisition, an acquirer would have to take on Medical Properties Trust debt, but would also pocket its cash. Enterprise Value is more accurate representation of Medical Properties value than its market capitalization because it takes into account all of Medical Properties Trust existing debt. Enterprise value is a measure of the value of a business as a whole; calculated as [MarketCap] plus [DebtUSD] minus [CashnEqUSD].
Free Cash FlowFree Cash Flow is a measure of financial performance calculated as Net Cash Flow from Operations minus [CapEx].
Market CapitalizationMarket capitalization (or market cap) is the total value of the shares outstanding of Medical Properties Trust. It is equal to Medical Properties current share price times the number of Medical Properties Trust outstanding shares. Represents the product of [SharesBas]; [Price] and [ShareFactor].