Notable Put Options Activity in Medical Properties Trust
Shares of Medical Properties Trust (NYSE: MPW) are lower on the session by 3.40%, currently trading at $9.79. The stock has been moving largely lower over the past few days and is currently trading below the 50-day moving average.
Options traders are focusing on puts today. The strike seeing the heaviest action is the February 2012 $15.00 put, which has traded 2,000 times on open interest of 2,255 contracts.
Put volume is outpacing call volume by 5 to 1.
Medical Properties Trust, Inc. is a self-advised real estate investment trust, incorporated on August 27, 2003, primarily for the purpose of investing in and owning net-leased healthcare facilities across the United States.
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