Riverhead Capital Management LLC increased its stake in shares of EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) by 24.2% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 4,844 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after buying an additional 944 shares during the period. Riverhead Capital Management LLC’s holdings in EPR Properties were worth $348,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

A number of other hedge funds also recently added to or reduced their stakes in EPR. World Asset Management Inc raised its position in EPR Properties by 2.3% during the first quarter. World Asset Management Inc now owns 3,964 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $292,000 after acquiring an additional 88 shares during the last quarter. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. raised its position in EPR Properties by 6.0% during the first quarter. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. now owns 134,682 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $9,917,000 after acquiring an additional 7,682 shares during the last quarter. Karp Capital Management Corp acquired a new position in EPR Properties during the first quarter worth about $1,922,000. Sei Investments Co. raised its position in EPR Properties by 1.1% during the first quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 15,285 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $1,126,000 after acquiring an additional 172 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC raised its position in EPR Properties by 2.4% during the first quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 131,790 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $9,704,000 after acquiring an additional 3,093 shares during the last quarter. 85.09% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

A number of brokerages have issued reports on EPR. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of EPR Properties from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, August 7th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of EPR Properties from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 19th. KeyCorp restated a “buy” rating and set a $80.00 target price on shares of EPR Properties in a research report on Friday, August 25th. ValuEngine cut shares of EPR Properties from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, June 2nd. Finally, Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services upgraded shares of EPR Properties from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $76.00 target price for the company in a research report on Monday, September 11th. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $79.17.

EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) opened at 69.97 on Monday. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $69.53 and its 200-day moving average is $71.87. The firm has a market cap of $5.15 billion, a PE ratio of 20.49 and a beta of 0.58. EPR Properties has a 12 month low of $65.50 and a 12 month high of $81.00.

EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 3rd. The real estate investment trust reported $1.29 earnings per share for the quarter, beating 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 company had revenue of $147.80 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $138.07 million. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $1.17 EPS. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 25.3% on a year-over-year basis. Equities analysts expect that EPR Properties will post $3.44 earnings per share for the current year.

The firm also recently disclosed a sep 17 dividend, which will be paid on Monday, October 16th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 29th will be given a dividend of $0.34 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 28th. This represents a dividend yield of 5.73%. EPR Properties’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 120.00%.

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EPR Properties 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.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR)

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