May 8, 2020. We have owned Medical Properties Trust in the past. Buying a small starter position today. Pays 6.3% BUY MPW
Medical Properties Trust, Inc. is a self-advised real estate investment trust formed in 2003 to acquire and develop net-leased hospital facilities. From its inception in Birmingham, Alabama, the Company has grown to become one of the world’s largest owners of hospitals with 389 facilities and more than 41,000 licensed beds in eight countries and across three continents. MPT’s financing model facilitates acquisitions and recapitalizations and allows operators of hospitals to unlock the value of their real estate assets to fund facility improvements, technology upgrades and other investments in operations.
NOTE: We are CAUTIOUSLY adding holdings in the Core Portfolio. You should always have trailing stops in place which will sell your positions in case of another severe decline.
Stunning: all those cruise ships floating around in the ocean. Lot of amazing pix in the link.
As of May 5, there were over 57,000 crew members still aboard 74 cruise ships in and around US ports and the Bahamas and the Caribbean, according to the US Coast Guard. Many more hundreds were stuck on vessels elsewhere across the world’s oceans.