EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) had its price target hoisted by research analysts at Citigroup from $16.00 to $25.00 in a research note issued on Thursday, The Fly reports. The firm presently has a "sell" rating on the real estate investment trust's stock. Citigroup's target price would indicate a potential downside of 25.82% from the company's current price.
Several other equities analysts also recently weighed in on EPR. Royal Bank of Canada lowered their target price on EPR Properties from $45.00 to $40.00 and set an "outperform" rating on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, May 27th. Raymond James lowered their target price on EPR Properties from $84.00 to $35.00 and set an "outperform" rating for the company in a research report on Friday, April 17th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lowered shares of EPR Properties from an "overweight" rating to a "neutral" rating and dropped their price objective for the stock from $53.00 to $30.00 in a research note on Wednesday, April 22nd. SunTrust Banks reduced their price target on EPR Properties from $60.00 to $43.00 and set a "buy" rating on the stock in a report on Friday, April 17th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded EPR Properties from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Monday. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $34.71.
EPR stock opened at $33.70 on Thursday. EPR Properties has a twelve month low of $12.56 and a twelve month high of $79.80. The firm has a market capitalization of $2.57 billion, a PE ratio of 17.37 and a beta of 1.50. The company has a quick ratio of 14.79, a current ratio of 14.79 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.31. The stock has a 50-day simple moving average of $33.54 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $46.54.
EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May 6th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.40 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.15 by ($0.75). The company had revenue of $151.01 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $153.43 million. EPR Properties had a return on equity of 6.27% and a net margin of 25.52%. EPR Properties's quarterly revenue was up .3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $1.36 EPS. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that EPR Properties will post 2.74 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Several hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in EPR. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS lifted its holdings in shares of EPR Properties by 1.3% during the fourth quarter. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS now owns 13,839 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock valued at $978,000 after acquiring an additional 184 shares during the period. Advisors Asset Management Inc. lifted its stake in shares of EPR Properties by 5.2% in the 4th quarter. Advisors Asset Management Inc. now owns 5,862 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock valued at $414,000 after purchasing an additional 288 shares during the last quarter. Utah Retirement Systems increased its position in EPR Properties by 1.7% during the fourth quarter. Utah Retirement Systems now owns 18,373 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock valued at $1,298,000 after acquiring an additional 300 shares during the last quarter. ProShare Advisors LLC raised its position in EPR Properties by 1.7% in the 4th quarter. ProShare Advisors LLC now owns 22,426 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock worth $1,584,000 after purchasing an additional 372 shares during the period. Finally, TD Asset Management Inc. grew its position in EPR Properties by 7.4% in the 4th quarter. TD Asset Management Inc. now owns 5,800 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock valued at $410,000 after acquiring an additional 400 shares during the last quarter. 80.48% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.
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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