Entertainment Properties (EPR) Shareholder Denali Advisors LLC Has Lowered Stake by $7.60 Million as Valuation Declined

April 17, 2018 - By Clifton Ray

EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.96 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.17, from 1.13 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, as 39 investors sold EPR shares while 93 reduced holdings. 30 funds opened positions while 97 raised stakes. 63.21 million shares or 0.35% less from 63.43 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Bailard Incorporated holds 0.02% of its portfolio in EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) for 4,118 shares. Cohen & Steers Inc has 0.99% invested in EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) for 5.49 million shares. Fort Washington Inv Oh holds 0.01% or 7,915 shares. Northern Corporation has invested 0.02% in EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR). Mariner Wealth Advsrs Ltd Company owns 169,875 shares. Verition Fund Management Limited Co reported 0.03% in EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR). 23,000 are held by State Treasurer State Of Michigan. Goldman Sachs reported 549,553 shares stake. Boston Private Wealth holds 0.09% or 37,665 shares in its portfolio. Vantage Inv Advsrs Limited Liability Com invested in 220 shares or 0% of the stock. Da Davidson holds 0.01% or 7,186 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Eagle Asset Mngmt has 0.02% invested in EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) for 52,433 shares. Campbell Co Invest Adviser Ltd Co owns 3,293 shares or 0.16% of their US portfolio. Hwg Holdg Ltd Partnership has invested 0% of its portfolio in EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR). Oppenheimer Asset Mgmt reported 6,306 shares.

Since December 18, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 sales for $1.47 million activity. The insider Evans Craig L. sold 14,000 shares worth $840,461.

Denali Advisors Llc decreased its stake in Entertainment Properties (EPR) by 61.3% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Denali Advisors Llc sold 116,900 shares as the company’s stock declined 15.15% with the market. The institutional investor held 73,800 shares of the real estate investment trusts company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $4.83 million, down from 190,700 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Denali Advisors Llc who had been investing in Entertainment Properties for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $4.09B market cap company. The stock increased 0.37% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $54.97. About 432,461 shares traded. EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) has declined 24.90% since April 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 36.45% the S&P500.

Denali Advisors Llc, which manages about $357.49M and $644.62 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR) by 88,875 shares to 101,600 shares, valued at $6.48M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Eaton Corporation Plc (NYSE:ETN) by 104,569 shares in the quarter, for a total of 199,978 shares, and has risen its stake in Avangrid Inc..

Analysts await EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) to report earnings on May, 1. They expect $1.27 EPS, up 10.43 % or $0.12 from last year’s $1.15 per share. EPR’s profit will be $94.38 million for 10.82 P/E if the $1.27 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.29 actual EPS reported by EPR Properties for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -1.55 % negative EPS growth.

EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) Ratings Coverage

Among 12 analysts covering EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR), 2 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 17% are positive. EPR Properties had 17 analyst reports since October 27, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. On Thursday, March 1 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold”. The rating was maintained by FBR Capital on Wednesday, February 28 with “Hold”. J.P. Morgan downgraded it to “Sell” rating and $68.0 target in Friday, December 15 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Thursday, March 1. Ladenburg maintained the shares of EPR in report on Monday, February 5 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, October 27 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. As per Thursday, November 9, the company rating was maintained by FBR Capital. SunTrust maintained the shares of EPR in report on Tuesday, April 3 with “Hold” rating. Bank of America downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Monday, March 5 report. The stock of EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) earned “Hold” rating by Suntrust Robinson on Tuesday, December 19.

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