Tonya L. Mater Sells 1,000 Shares of EPR Properties (EPR) Stock

EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) VP Tonya L. Mater sold 1,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, May 23rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $77.87, for a total transaction of $77,870.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 31,262 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $2,434,371.94. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink.

EPR traded up $0.99 during trading on Thursday, reaching $78.82. 501,220 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 402,516. EPR Properties has a 1 year low of $59.80 and a 1 year high of $80.20. The company has a current ratio of 5.61, a quick ratio of 5.61 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.05. The firm has a market capitalization of $5.86 billion, a PE ratio of 12.92, a P/E/G ratio of 4.44 and a beta of 0.69.

EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, April 29th. The real estate investment trust reported $1.36 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.35 by $0.01. EPR Properties had a net margin of 42.63% and a return on equity of 10.81%. The company had revenue of $164.50 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $162.03 million. During the same period last year, the firm posted $1.26 EPS. EPR Properties’s revenue for the quarter was up 6.1% compared to the same quarter last year. As a group, analysts predict that EPR Properties will post 5.42 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently declared a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, June 17th. Shareholders of record on Friday, May 31st will be given a dividend of $0.375 per share. This represents a $4.50 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.71%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 30th. EPR Properties’s dividend payout ratio is presently 73.77%.

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Vanguard Group Inc raised its position in EPR Properties by 2.0% during the 3rd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc now owns 10,794,895 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $738,480,000 after buying an additional 212,539 shares during the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. raised its position in EPR Properties by 3.8% during the 4th quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 9,590,809 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $614,101,000 after buying an additional 350,783 shares during the last quarter. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund raised its position in EPR Properties by 6,303.0% during the 4th quarter. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund now owns 1,873,518 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $29,000 after buying an additional 1,844,258 shares during the last quarter. Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA raised its position in EPR Properties by 46.9% during the 4th quarter. Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA now owns 1,785,935 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $114,353,000 after buying an additional 570,031 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its position in EPR Properties by 0.6% during the 4th quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 1,159,602 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $74,250,000 after buying an additional 7,086 shares during the last quarter. 84.63% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

EPR has been the subject of several research analyst reports. ValuEngine raised shares of EPR Properties from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Saturday, March 9th. Raymond James increased their price objective on shares of EPR Properties from $76.00 to $80.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research report on Friday, March 22nd. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus increased their price objective on shares of EPR Properties from $76.00 to $80.00 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, April 30th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $75.08.

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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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