Boston Private Wealth LLC raised its stake in shares of EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) by 4.4% in the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 36,601 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after buying an additional 1,559 shares during the period. Boston Private Wealth LLC’s holdings in EPR Properties were worth $2,553,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other large investors also recently modified their holdings of the business. Teacher Retirement System of Texas boosted its stake in shares of EPR Properties by 1.2% during the 2nd quarter. Teacher Retirement System of Texas now owns 5,083 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $365,000 after buying an additional 58 shares during the period. GAM Holding AG boosted its stake in shares of EPR Properties by 1.3% during the 2nd quarter. GAM Holding AG now owns 5,290 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $380,000 after buying an additional 70 shares during the period. World Asset Management Inc boosted its stake in shares of EPR Properties by 1.8% during the 2nd quarter. World Asset Management Inc now owns 4,036 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $290,000 after buying an additional 72 shares during the period. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC boosted its stake in shares of EPR Properties by 0.9% during the 2nd quarter. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC now owns 9,416 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $677,000 after buying an additional 82 shares during the period. Finally, People s United Financial Inc. boosted its stake in shares of EPR Properties by 0.7% during the 2nd quarter. People s United Financial Inc. now owns 17,928 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $1,289,000 after buying an additional 120 shares during the period. 88.77% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

EPR has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. B. Riley set a $80.00 price target on shares of EPR Properties and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 15th. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services restated a “buy” rating on shares of EPR Properties in a report on Monday, November 13th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of EPR Properties from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, November 10th. KeyCorp set a $80.00 price target on shares of EPR Properties and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Sunday, October 29th. Finally, BidaskClub upgraded shares of EPR Properties from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, August 26th. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $78.86.

EPR Properties (EPR) traded up $0.19 during trading on Friday, hitting $67.82. 436,300 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 443,078. The company has a market cap of $5,000.00, a P/E ratio of 13.67 and a beta of 0.58. The company has a quick ratio of 7.88, a current ratio of 7.88 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.03. EPR Properties has a fifty-two week low of $66.66 and a fifty-two week high of $77.70.

The firm also recently declared a nov 17 dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 15th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, November 30th will be issued a dividend of $0.34 per share. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, November 29th. This represents a dividend yield of 6.04%. EPR Properties’s dividend payout ratio is currently 121.43%.

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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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