Worth Watching Stocks: Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (NYSE:MPW), Hologic, Inc. (NASDAQ:HOLX), First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR)

On Monday, Shares of Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (NYSE:MPW), subtract -1.35% and closed at $14.57 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $14.52 and $14.84. Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (the “Company” or “MPT”) (MPW) recently declared that it has accomplished the formerly declared acquisition of real estate interests of nine acute care hospitals operated by Steward Health Care System LLC (“Steward”) and an equity interest in Steward. Also as formerly declared, certain members of Steward administration and associates of Cerberus Capital Administration committed to acquire 10,344,828 common shares of MPW. Such investment will have no rights separate from all other common shareholders and is expected to close imminently.

The Company financed the acquisitions with proceeds from its recently closed public offering of 57.5 million shares of its common stock (counting the underwriters’ full exercise of their overallotment options) and borrowings from its revolving credit facility.

Hologic, Inc. (NASDAQ:HOLX), jumped 0.13% and closed at $38.88 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $38.39 and $38.95. The company’s Market capitalization is $10.98 Billion with the total Outstanding Shares of 277.42 million. Hologic, Inc. (HOLX) declared recently that it has notified holders of the 2.00% Convertible Exchange Senior Notes due 2037 (CUSIP No. 436440 AB7) issued November 23, 2010, and Wilmington Trust Company, the trustee, paying agent and conversion agent for the notes, that holders are eligible to convert the notes. This conversion right is subject to the terms of the base indenture governing the notes dated as of December 10, 2007, as supplemented by the second supplemental indenture dated as of November 23, 2010 (collectively, the indenture).

The conversion right has been triggered because the closing price of the Company’s common stock exceeded about $29.94, which is 130% of the conversion price for the notes, for at least 20 of the 30 successive trading days ending on September 30, 2016. As a result, the notes are convertible until December 31, 2016, subject to the terms, conditions and adjustments in the indenture and the notes. The notes may continue to be convertible after December 31, 2016 if one or more conditions specified in the indenture are satisfied during future measurement periods.

First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR), lost -2.33% and closed at $38.57 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $38.38 and $39.65. During the 52-week trading session the minimum price at which share price traded, registered at $33.74 and reached to max level of $74.29. First Solar, Inc. provides solar energy solutions in the United States and internationally. It operates through two segments, Components and Systems. The Components segment designs, manufactures, and sells solar modules that convert sunlight into electricity. This segment manufactures cadmium telluride and crystalline silicon modules for system integrators and operators. The Systems segment provides turn-key photovoltaic solar power systems or solar solutions, such as project development; engineering, procurement, and construction; and operating and maintenance services to utilities, independent power producers, and commercial and industrial companies.

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