EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) – Research analysts at FBR & Co issued their FY2019 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of EPR Properties in a note issued to investors on Monday. FBR & Co analyst D. Corak anticipates that the real estate investment trust will earn $5.72 per share for the year.
A number of other equities research analysts have also commented on EPR. Zacks Investment Research lowered EPR Properties from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday. BidaskClub upgraded EPR Properties from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, August 26th. KeyCorp reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $80.00 target price on shares of EPR Properties in a research report on Friday, August 25th. Finally, Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services raised EPR Properties from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $76.00 price target for the company in a report on Monday, September 11th. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $78.67.
Shares of EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) traded down 0.73% during trading on Tuesday, hitting $68.90. 269,044 shares of the stock traded hands. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $70.65 and a 200 day moving average of $71.40. The firm has a market cap of $5.08 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.18 and a beta of 0.59. EPR Properties has a 52-week low of $65.50 and a 52-week high of $77.70.
EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 3rd. The real estate investment trust reported $1.29 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.24 by $0.05. EPR Properties had a net margin of 46.90% and a return on equity of 10.51%. The firm had revenue of $147.80 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $138.07 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $1.17 EPS. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 25.3% on a year-over-year basis.
The business also recently declared a oct 17 dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, November 15th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, October 31st will be issued a $0.34 dividend. This represents a yield of 5.72%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, October 30th. EPR Properties’s payout ratio is presently 120.00%.
A number of large investors have recently made changes to their positions in EPR. Penserra Capital Management LLC lifted its holdings in EPR Properties by 8.8% in the second quarter. Penserra Capital Management LLC now owns 1,601 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $115,000 after acquiring an additional 129 shares during the period. Ffcm LLC lifted its holdings in EPR Properties by 119.2% in the second quarter. Ffcm LLC now owns 2,177 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $159,000 after acquiring an additional 1,184 shares during the period. Private Advisor Group LLC lifted its holdings in EPR Properties by 8.0% in the second quarter. Private Advisor Group LLC now owns 2,943 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $207,000 after acquiring an additional 218 shares during the period. Wedbush Securities Inc. acquired a new position in EPR Properties in the second quarter valued at approximately $208,000. Finally, Verition Fund Management LLC acquired a new position in EPR Properties in the second quarter valued at approximately $208,000. 84.94% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.
EPR Properties Company Profile
EPR Properties is a specialty real estate investment trust. The Company’s investment portfolio includes primarily entertainment, education and recreation properties. The Company’s segments include Entertainment, Education, Recreation and Other. The Entertainment segment consists of investments in megaplex theatres, entertainment retail centers, family entertainment centers and other retail parcels.