EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) – Stock analysts at FBR & Co issued their Q3 2016 EPS estimates for shares of EPR Properties in a research report issued on Tuesday. FBR & Co analyst D. Corak expects that the firm will post earnings of $1.19 per share for the quarter. FBR & Co currently has a “Marketperform” rating and a $80.00 price objective on the stock. FBR & Co also issued estimates for EPR Properties’ Q4 2016 earnings at $1.23 EPS, FY2016 earnings at $4.76 EPS, Q1 2017 earnings at $1.23 EPS, Q2 2017 earnings at $1.24 EPS, Q3 2017 earnings at $1.28 EPS, Q4 2017 earnings at $1.32 EPS and FY2017 earnings at $5.07 EPS.
Other equities research analysts have also recently issued research reports about the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of EPR Properties from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $91.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Monday, August 8th. Janney Montgomery Scott reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $88.00 price objective on shares of EPR Properties in a research note on Sunday, July 24th. Citigroup Inc. lifted their price objective on shares of EPR Properties from $78.00 to $80.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Friday, August 12th. RBC Capital Markets reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and set a $88.00 price objective (up from $70.00) on shares of EPR Properties in a research note on Thursday, August 4th. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada lifted their price objective on shares of EPR Properties from $70.00 to $88.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 4th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $85.83.
Shares of EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) traded down 0.51% on Friday, hitting $75.53. 162,172 shares of the company traded hands. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $77.49 and its 200 day moving average is $74.86. EPR Properties has a 1-year low of $53.00 and a 1-year high of $84.67. The firm has a market capitalization of $4.81 billion, a P/E ratio of 24.59 and a beta of 0.78.
EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 3rd. The company reported $1.17 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.16 by $0.01. The company earned $118 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $112.03 million. EPR Properties had a net margin of 46.43% and a return on equity of 10.05%. EPR Properties’s quarterly revenue was up 16.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business earned $1.08 EPS.
The business also recently announced a sep 16 dividend, which will be paid on Monday, October 17th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.32 per share. This represents a dividend yield of 5.02%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, September 28th. EPR Properties’s dividend payout ratio is currently 124.68%.
Several hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of EPR. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. raised its stake in shares of EPR Properties by 3.0% in the first quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. now owns 47,119 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,139,000 after buying an additional 1,365 shares in the last quarter. Legal & General Group Plc raised its stake in shares of EPR Properties by 9.1% in the first quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 144,032 shares of the company’s stock worth $9,591,000 after buying an additional 11,963 shares in the last quarter. Mariner Wealth Advisors LLC raised its stake in shares of EPR Properties by 3.2% in the first quarter. Mariner Wealth Advisors LLC now owns 10,015 shares of the company’s stock worth $667,000 after buying an additional 315 shares in the last quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. raised its stake in shares of EPR Properties by 34.9% in the first quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. now owns 2,140,736 shares of the company’s stock worth $142,616,000 after buying an additional 554,275 shares in the last quarter. Finally, State Street Corp raised its stake in shares of EPR Properties by 48.8% in the first quarter. State Street Corp now owns 2,256,724 shares of the company’s stock worth $150,344,000 after buying an additional 740,297 shares in the last quarter. 97.20% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.
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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