Stock Worth Watching: Epr Properties (NYSE:EPR) Q2 2016 Sentiment Report

November 30, 2016 - By Winifred Garcia   ·   0 Comments

Stock Worth Watching: Epr Properties (NYSE:EPR)  Q2 2016 Sentiment Report

Sentiment for Epr Properties (NYSE:EPR)

Epr Properties (NYSE:EPR) institutional sentiment decreased to 0.9 in Q2 2016. Its down -0.26, from 1.16 in 2016Q1. The ratio turned negative, as 136 active investment managers increased and started new stock positions, while 117 sold and reduced equity positions in Epr Properties. The active investment managers in our partner’s database now own: 59.82 million shares, up from 59.71 million shares in 2016Q1. Also, the number of active investment managers holding Epr Properties in their top 10 stock positions increased from 6 to 7 for an increase of 1. Sold All: 17 Reduced: 100 Increased: 92 New Position: 44.

EPR Properties is a self-administered real estate investment trust (REIT). The company has a market cap of $4.53 billion. The Company’s investment portfolio includes entertainment, education and recreation properties. It has a 22.31 P/E ratio. The Firm operates in four divisions: Entertainment, Education, Recreation and Other.

About 347,647 shares traded hands. EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) has risen 8.67% since April 27, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.44% the S&P500.

Analysts await EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) to report earnings on February, 22. They expect $1.23 EPS, up 4.24% or $0.05 from last year’s $1.18 per share. EPR’s profit will be $79.87 million for 14.18 P/E if the $1.23 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.23 actual EPS reported by EPR Properties for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.00% EPS growth.

According to Zacks Investment Research, “EPR Properties is specialty real estate investment trust that invests in three primary segments: Entertainment, Recreation and Education. Its properties include megaplex theatres, entertainment retail centers, and destination recreational and specialty properties. EPR Properties is based in Kansas City, Missouri.”

Forum Securities Ltd holds 5.82% of its portfolio in EPR Properties for 24,130 shares. Ranger International Management Lp owns 153,540 shares or 5.24% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Osterweis Capital Management Inc has 5.18% invested in the company for 1.01 million shares. The Maryland-based Columbia Partners L L C Investment Management has invested 2.42% in the stock. Dynamic Advisors Solutions Llc, a Arizona-based fund reported 58,698 shares.#img1#

Insider Transactions: Since January 1, 0001, the stock had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $457,145 net activity.

EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 50% of EPR Properties’s analysts are positive. Out of 4 Wall Street analysts rating EPR Properties, 2 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 2 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $64 while the high is $80. The stock’s average target of $76.67 is 9.91% above today’s ($69.76) share price. EPR was included in 6 notes of analysts from September 17, 2015. The rating was upgraded by Ladenburg Thalmann on Thursday, September 17 to “Buy”. The rating was upgraded by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Friday, July 15 to “Overweight”. The rating was maintained by FBR Capital with “Mkt Perform” on Thursday, February 25. The rating was initiated by FBR Capital with “Mkt Perform” on Wednesday, October 12. On Friday, August 12 the stock rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Neutral”.

EPR Company Profile

EPR Properties (EPR), incorporated on August 22, 1997, is a self-administered real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company’s investment portfolio includes entertainment, education and recreation properties. The Company’s properties are located in approximately 40 states, the District of Columbia and in the Canadian province of Ontario. The Firm operates in four divisions: Entertainment, Education, Recreation and Other.

More notable recent EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) news were published by: Thestreet.com which released: “Jim Cramer’s Top Takeaways: EPR Properties, Thor Industries” on November 30, 2016, also Bizjournals.com with their article: “EPR Properties goes on a $700M recreational asset spree” published on November 03, 2016, Nasdaq.com published: “EPR Properties (EPR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 28, 2016” on November 25, 2016. More interesting news about EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) were released by: Streetinsider.com and their article: “Form 4 EPR PROPERTIES For: Nov 28 Filed by: Silvers Gregory K” published on November 30, 2016 as well as Forbes.com‘s news article titled: “Ex-Dividend Reminder: Equity Lifestyle Properties, Fifth Third Bancorp and EPR …” with publication date: September 26, 2016.

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