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Medical Properties Trust, Inc. – From Market Perform To Outperform With Divi-X

|Includes: IVV, Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (MPW), SPY

They're few and far between but I do believe I found a new addition to my "Divi-X" 'Play of the Week' index. I do not make these decisions lightly for any new addition to the 'Play of the Week' index dilutes the overall return of the index because the returns are then averaged over more securities. In the case of Medical Properties Trust, it dragged the index down 2.75% from 25.42% to 22.67%.

Medical Properties Trust, Inc. crossed my radar from my Twitter feed letting me know it had recently raised it's dividend. After a few preliminary checks, I actually liked what I saw. After further due diligence, I decided that I liked it enough to add to the 'Play of the Week' index.

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Additional disclosure: I do not own but may acquire a position within or outside of the next 72 hours.