EPR Properties (EPR) Now Covered by FBR & Co
Equities research analysts at FBR & Co assumed coverage on shares of EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) in a report issued on Wednesday. The firm set a “market perform” rating and a $80.00 price target on the stock. FBR & Co’s price target indicates a potential upside of 5.37% from the company’s previous close.
EPR has been the topic of a number of other research reports. Janney Montgomery Scott restated a “buy” rating and issued a $88.00 target price on shares of EPR Properties in a research note on Sunday, July 24th. Royal Bank Of Canada boosted their target price on EPR Properties from $70.00 to $88.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 4th. KeyCorp upgraded EPR Properties from a “sector weight” rating to an “overweight” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 14th. Citigroup Inc. boosted their target price on EPR Properties from $68.00 to $78.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 7th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded EPR Properties from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $91.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Monday, August 8th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company. EPR Properties has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $85.83.
EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) opened at 75.92 on Wednesday. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $77.49 and its 200-day moving average price is $74.86. EPR Properties has a 1-year low of $53.00 and a 1-year high of $84.67. The company has a market cap of $4.83 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 24.72 and a beta of 0.78.
EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, August 3rd. The company reported $1.17 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.16 by $0.01. EPR Properties had a return on equity of 10.05% and a net margin of 46.43%. The firm had revenue of $118 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $112.03 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $1.08 EPS. The company’s revenue was up 16.5% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities research analysts forecast that EPR Properties will post $4.77 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The firm also recently announced a sep 16 dividend, which will be paid on Monday, October 17th. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 30th will be issued a dividend of $0.32 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, September 28th. This represents a yield of 5.02%. EPR Properties’s payout ratio is 124.68%.
A number of large investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. MSI Financial Services Inc boosted its stake in shares of EPR Properties by 30.5% in the third quarter. MSI Financial Services Inc now owns 5,683 shares of the company’s stock worth $447,000 after buying an additional 1,327 shares during the last quarter. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC boosted its stake in shares of EPR Properties by 4.9% in the third quarter. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC now owns 36,200 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,850,000 after buying an additional 1,700 shares during the last quarter. Capstone Asset Management Co. boosted its stake in shares of EPR Properties by 2.8% in the third quarter. Capstone Asset Management Co. now owns 67,315 shares of the company’s stock worth $5,300,000 after buying an additional 1,853 shares during the last quarter. Fox Run Management L.L.C. acquired a new stake in shares of EPR Properties during the third quarter worth about $339,000. Finally, Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund boosted its stake in shares of EPR Properties by 2.0% in the third quarter. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund now owns 21,959 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,729,000 after buying an additional 438 shares during the last quarter. 97.20% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.
EPR Properties Company Profile
EPR Properties (EPR) is a self-administered real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company’s investment portfolio includes entertainment, education and recreation properties. The Company operates in four segments: Entertainment, Education, Recreation and Other. The Company’s Entertainment segment consists of investments in megaplex theatres, entertainment retail centers, family entertainment centers and other retail parcels.
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