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Here is my another dividend payer, 7% - an REIT , a physical asset holder, established since 2005, excellent gross margin and profit margin.
See the chart, how it is growing
Today result announced
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) _ Medical Properties Trust Inc. (MPW) on Thursday reported a key measure of profitability in its fourth quarter. The results beat Wall Street expectations.
The real estate investment trust, based in Birmingham, Alabama, said it had funds from operations of $100.7 million, or 31 cents per share, in the period.
The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of 30 cents per share.
Funds from operations is a closely watched measure in the REIT industry. It takes net income and adds back items such as depreciation and amortization.
The company said it had net income of $43 million, or 13 cents per share.
The health care real estate investment trust posted revenue of $153.3 million in the period, which also topped Street forecasts. Five analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $153.2 million.
For the year, the company reported funds from operations of $334.8 million, or $1.28 per share. Revenue was reported as $541.1 million.
Medical Properties expects full-year funds from operations in the range of $1.35 to $1.40 per share.
The company’s shares have risen nearly 6 percent since the beginning of the year. The stock has climbed 23 percent in the last 12 months.