Pre-Market Technical Recap on REIT Stocks -- HCP Inc., Medical Properties Trust, Omega Healthcare Investors, and Welltower

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NEW YORK, August 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --

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and sign up for your free customized report today. The performance of the REIT sector has so far been mixed, with results from some of the top-notch REIT stocks either matching estimates or beating them, and a few others falling shy of expectations,
according to a Zacks report. Pre-market today, recalls the most recent performances of the following Healthcare Facilities REIT equities: HCP Inc. (NYSE: HCP), Medical Properties Trust Inc. (NYSE: MPW), Omega Healthcare Investors Inc. (NYSE: OHI), and Welltower Inc. (NYSE: HCN). Daily Stock Tracker provides great insights on these stocks in its free research reports at:


HCP Inc. 

Irvine, California-based HCP Inc.'s shares saw a slight drop of 0.73%, finishing Wednesday's trading session at $30.03. A total volume of 5.72 million shares was traded, which was higher than their three months average volume of 3.25 million shares. The stock has advanced 1.04% since the start of this year. The Company's shares are trading below their 200-day moving average by 2.93%. Moreover, shares of HCP Inc., which invests in real estate markets of the US, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 31.75.

On July 24th, 2017, research firm Goldman downgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Buy' to 'Neutral'.

On July 27th, 2017, HCP Inc. announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly common stock cash dividend of $0.37 per share. The dividend will be paid on August 22nd, 2017, to stockholders of record as of the close of business on August 07th, 2017. Free research report on HCP is available at:

Medical Properties Trust 

On Wednesday, shares in Birmingham, Alabama-based Medical Properties Trust Inc. recorded a trading volume of 1.96 million shares, and ended the session 1.32% lower at $12.75. The stock has gained 0.39% over the previous three months and 3.66% on an YTD basis. The Company's shares are trading 1.42% below their 200-day moving average. Furthermore, shares of the Company, which operates as a REIT in the US, have an RSI of 43.69.

On July 17th, 2017, research firm JMP Securities upgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Market Perform' to 'Market Outperform'.

On August 01st, 2017, Medical Properties Trust announced that it will host a conference call and webcast on August 09th, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. ET to discuss its Q2 2017 financial results. A press release with Q2 2017 financial results will be issued before the market opens on that day. The conference call will be webcast live under the Investor Relations section of the Company's website. The complimentary research report on MPW can be downloaded at:

Omega Healthcare Investors 

Shares in Maryland, US-based Omega Healthcare Investors Inc. closed at $31.08, slightly down 0.32% from the last trading session. The stock recorded a trading volume of 2.16 million shares. The Company's shares are trading 2.98% below their 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of the Company, which invests in healthcare facilities, primarily in long-term healthcare facilities in order to create its portfolio, have an RSI of 36.65.

On July 26th, 2017, Omega Healthcare Investors announced its results of operations for the three-month period ended June 30th, 2017. The Company reported Q2 2017 net income of $68.2 million, or $0.33 per common share, on operating revenues of $235.8 million; funds from operations of $150.9 million, or $0.73 per common share; and funds available for distribution of $162.0 million. Visit today and access our complete research report on OHI at:


Toledo, Ohio-based Welltower Inc.'s stock ended 0.15% higher at $72.43 with a total trading volume of 1.46 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 3.75% over the previous three months and 8.22% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 200-day moving average by 4.43%. Furthermore, shares of Welltower, which engages in acquiring, planning, developing, managing, repositioning and monetizing of real estate assets, have an RSI of 40.99.

On July 28th, 2017, Welltower announced that Gary Whitelaw has been appointed to its Board of Directors. Mr. Whitelaw currently serves as Chief Executive Officer and Director of the Bentall Kennedy Group of Companies, where he is responsible for the performance and governance of all operating and investment groups. During his 19-year tenure at Bentall Kennedy, Mr. Whitelaw has driven significant growth through strategic acquisitions and has positioned the company as one of North America's leading commercial real estate advisers. Get free access to your research report on HCN at:


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