Nisa Investment Advisors LLC cut its holdings in EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) by 19.1% during the 4th quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 37,670 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 8,900 shares during the quarter. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC owned approximately 0.05% of EPR Properties worth $2,466,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the stock. People s United Financial Inc. grew its stake in shares of EPR Properties by 0.7% in the second quarter. People s United Financial Inc. now owns 17,928 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $1,289,000 after purchasing an additional 120 shares during the last quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. boosted its position in EPR Properties by 2.1% during the 2nd quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 6,559 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $472,000 after acquiring an additional 136 shares in the last quarter. Private Advisor Group LLC boosted its position in EPR Properties by 8.0% during the 2nd quarter. Private Advisor Group LLC now owns 2,943 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $207,000 after acquiring an additional 218 shares in the last quarter. Ameritas Investment Partners Inc. boosted its position in EPR Properties by 1.4% during the 2nd quarter. Ameritas Investment Partners Inc. now owns 19,172 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $1,378,000 after acquiring an additional 274 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Ropes Wealth Advisors LLC boosted its position in EPR Properties by 6.2% during the 2nd quarter. Ropes Wealth Advisors LLC now owns 11,403 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $820,000 after acquiring an additional 666 shares in the last quarter. 88.38% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.
Several analysts have weighed in on EPR shares. B. Riley reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $80.00 price objective on shares of EPR Properties in a research report on Thursday, November 9th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of EPR Properties from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, November 10th. SunTrust Banks set a $65.00 target price on shares of EPR Properties and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, January 22nd. KeyCorp set a $80.00 target price on shares of EPR Properties and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Sunday, October 29th. Finally, ValuEngine lowered shares of EPR Properties from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Sunday, December 31st. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $75.83.
Shares of EPR Properties (EPR) traded up $1.41 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $56.44. 594,682 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 593,770. EPR Properties has a 52 week low of $54.95 and a 52 week high of $77.70. The stock has a market cap of $4,160.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.80, a P/E/G ratio of 1.89 and a beta of 0.46. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.03, a quick ratio of 7.88 and a current ratio of 7.88.
EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, November 8th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.77 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.30 by ($0.53). The company had revenue of $122.83 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $124.32 million. EPR Properties had a net margin of 45.71% and a return on equity of 10.01%. equities research analysts predict that EPR Properties will post 5.18 earnings per share for the current year.
The business also recently announced a jan 18 dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, February 15th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, January 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.36 per share. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, January 30th. This is a positive change from EPR Properties’s previous jan 18 dividend of $0.34. This represents a yield of 0.00592202664911992%. EPR Properties’s payout ratio is currently 128.57%.
In other news, SVP Craig L. Evans sold 14,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, January 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of $60.03, for a total transaction of $840,420.00. Following the completion of the sale, the senior vice president now owns 38,384 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,304,191.52. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, VP Tonya L. Mater sold 2,100 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, December 4th. The shares were sold at an average price of $68.09, for a total transaction of $142,989.00. Following the sale, the vice president now directly owns 28,929 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,969,775.61. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last quarter, insiders have sold 25,459 shares of company stock valued at $1,615,516. Company insiders own 1.50% of the company’s stock.
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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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