EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) – KeyCorp issued their Q2 2018 earnings per share estimates for shares of EPR Properties in a research report issued on Thursday. KeyCorp analyst C. Mailman forecasts that the company will post earnings per share of $1.30 for the quarter. KeyCorp currently has a “Buy” rating and a $80.00 target price on the stock. KeyCorp also issued estimates for EPR Properties’ Q3 2018 earnings at $1.42 EPS, Q4 2018 earnings at $1.31 EPS and FY2019 earnings at $5.57 EPS.
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Other analysts also recently issued reports about the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of EPR Properties from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $81.00 target price on the stock in a report on Wednesday, August 2nd. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services upgraded shares of EPR Properties from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $76.00 target price on the stock in a report on Monday, September 11th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of EPR Properties from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, August 26th. Finally, B. Riley restated a “hold” rating and issued a $80.00 target price on shares of EPR Properties in a report on Thursday. Six analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of C$78.86.
Shares of EPR Properties (EPR) opened at C$68.56 on Monday. EPR Properties has a fifty-two week low of C$66.29 and a fifty-two week high of C$77.70. The company has a quick ratio of 7.88, a current ratio of 7.88 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.03. The firm has a market cap of $5,050.54, a PE ratio of 13.85 and a beta of 0.58.
Hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. boosted its stake in shares of EPR Properties by 3.7% during the 2nd quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 320,349 shares of the company’s stock worth $23,024,000 after purchasing an additional 11,363 shares during the period. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. purchased a new position in shares of EPR Properties during the 2nd quarter worth about $1,120,000. Uniplan Investment Counsel Inc. boosted its stake in shares of EPR Properties by 69.5% during the 2nd quarter. Uniplan Investment Counsel Inc. now owns 1,730,593 shares of the company’s stock worth $74,769,000 after purchasing an additional 709,368 shares during the period. Alpha Windward LLC boosted its stake in shares of EPR Properties by 6.3% during the 2nd quarter. Alpha Windward LLC now owns 6,763 shares of the company’s stock worth $486,000 after purchasing an additional 403 shares during the period. Finally, Penserra Capital Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of EPR Properties by 8.8% during the 2nd quarter. Penserra Capital Management LLC now owns 1,601 shares of the company’s stock worth $115,000 after purchasing an additional 129 shares during the period. 86.92% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.
The company also recently declared a oct 17 dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, November 15th. Investors of record on Tuesday, October 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.34 per share. The ex-dividend date is Monday, October 30th. This represents a dividend yield of 5.72%. EPR Properties’s dividend payout ratio is presently 121.43%.
About EPR Properties
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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