EPR Properties (EPR) Price Target Raised to $66.00 at Stifel Nicolaus

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EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) had its price objective boosted by Stifel Nicolaus from $63.00 to $66.00 in a research report report published on Tuesday. Stifel Nicolaus currently has a hold rating on the real estate investment trust’s stock.

Other equities research analysts also recently issued reports about the company. Royal Bank of Canada set a $68.00 target price on EPR Properties and gave the stock a buy rating in a research report on Thursday, March 1st. TheStreet downgraded EPR Properties from a b- rating to a c rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 8th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of EPR Properties from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 2nd. SunTrust Banks set a $57.00 price target on shares of EPR Properties and gave the stock a hold rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 3rd. Finally, B. Riley set a $80.00 price target on shares of EPR Properties and gave the stock a hold rating in a research note on Wednesday, February 28th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have issued a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of Hold and an average price target of $69.00.

EPR stock opened at $64.79 on Tuesday. EPR Properties has a twelve month low of $51.87 and a twelve month high of $75.55. The stock has a market cap of $4.82 billion, a P/E ratio of 12.91, a PEG ratio of 2.41 and a beta of 0.49. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.09, a quick ratio of 8.07 and a current ratio of 8.07.

EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, May 8th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.32 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.24 by ($0.92). EPR Properties had a return on equity of 8.23% and a net margin of 39.64%. The firm had revenue of $155.00 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $151.23 million. During the same period last year, the business earned $1.19 earnings per share. sell-side analysts predict that EPR Properties will post 5.85 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently declared a jun 18 dividend, which will be paid on Monday, July 16th. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 29th will be paid a dividend of $0.36 per share. This represents a yield of 6.67%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 28th. EPR Properties’s dividend payout ratio is 86.06%.

In other EPR Properties news, VP Tonya L. Mater sold 2,500 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, June 8th. The shares were sold at an average price of $62.65, for a total transaction of $156,625.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now owns 31,456 shares in the company, valued at $1,970,718.40. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. 1.36% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Mason Street Advisors LLC raised its stake in shares of EPR Properties by 2.9% in the first quarter. Mason Street Advisors LLC now owns 32,474 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $1,799,000 after acquiring an additional 901 shares during the last quarter. Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co. Ltd. raised its stake in shares of EPR Properties by 10.4% in the first quarter. Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co. Ltd. now owns 10,024 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $555,000 after acquiring an additional 948 shares during the last quarter. Hsbc Holdings PLC raised its stake in shares of EPR Properties by 15.8% in the first quarter. Hsbc Holdings PLC now owns 7,542 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $418,000 after acquiring an additional 1,030 shares during the last quarter. Csenge Advisory Group raised its stake in shares of EPR Properties by 34.3% in the first quarter. Csenge Advisory Group now owns 4,149 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $230,000 after acquiring an additional 1,060 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Itau Unibanco Holding S.A. raised its stake in shares of EPR Properties by 102.6% in the fourth quarter. Itau Unibanco Holding S.A. now owns 2,308 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $151,000 after acquiring an additional 1,169 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 89.79% of the company’s stock.

EPR Properties Company Profile

EPR Properties is a specialty real estate investment trust (REIT) that invests in properties in select market segments which require unique industry knowledge, while offering the potential for stable and attractive returns. Our total investments exceed $6.7 billion and our primary investment segments are Entertainment, Recreation and Education.

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