Brad Thomas
Dividend growth investing, REITs, newsletter provider, value

It's Time To Seed My REIT Portfolio With Medical Properties Trust

Today REIT investors are seeing some attractive buying opportunities, especially in the Triple Net sector. One unique REIT that is more of a hybrid between the Triple Net REITs and Health Care REITs is Medical Properties Trust (NYSE:MPW). This Birmingham-based REIT focuses exclusively on investing in hospitals leased under long-term net leases. I have previously written articles on MPW, a $1.94 billion (market cap) REIT with 192 total properties worldwide.

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Like many REITs, the share price for MPW has fallen considerably and now the company is "soundly valued" and as evidenced by the snapshot below. The shares are trading at $12.02, much lower than the prices when I wrote articles (here and here)...

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