Breaking: EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) “Hold” Rating Reconfirmed by Analysts at Stifel Nicolaus Today; The Target Price Given is $63.0000

May 17, 2018 - By Richard Conner

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Investors sentiment decreased to 0.96 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.17, from 1.13 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, as 39 investors sold EPR Properties 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.

Advisory Net Ltd Com invested in 0.01% or 886 shares. Wasatch Advisors Inc holds 0.11% of its portfolio in EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) for 128,013 shares. Torch Wealth Mngmt Lc reported 30,410 shares. Park Avenue Secs Limited Com owns 0.11% invested in EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) for 6,672 shares. Old Mutual (Uk) stated it has 0.04% of its portfolio in EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR). 8,616 are held by Fdx Advisors Incorporated. Teachers Insurance Annuity Association Of America holds 0.23% or 68,867 shares in its portfolio. Los Angeles Capital Mgmt And Equity Rech owns 87,723 shares. Pinnacle Incorporated reported 0.04% in EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR). Guggenheim Cap Ltd Liability holds 14,581 shares. Hwg Lp, a Texas-based fund reported 59 shares. Invesco Ltd holds 426,196 shares. Sei Invests Co reported 75,581 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Vident Advisory Lc owns 6,144 shares. Legal And General Gp Public Limited Co reported 237,672 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings.

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

EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) Rating Reaffirmed

Expert analysts at Stifel Nicolaus now has a $63.0000 target price per share on EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR). Stifel Nicolaus and their recent target price per share means a potential upside of 7.90 % from the company’s last stock close. The rating has been revealed in a research note on Wednesday, 16 May.

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 has $80.0 highest and $5700 lowest target. $66.22’s average target is 13.41% above currents $58.39 stock price. EPR Properties had 15 analyst reports since December 15, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of EPR in report on Wednesday, May 9 with “Hold” rating. SunTrust maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Monday, January 22 report. The firm has “Underweight” rating given on Friday, December 15 by JP Morgan. The firm has “Sell” rating by J.P. Morgan given on Friday, December 15. The stock has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, March 1. The rating was downgraded by Ladenburg Thalmann to “Neutral” on Monday, March 26. On Tuesday, April 3 the stock rating was maintained by SunTrust with “Hold”. As per Thursday, March 1, the company rating was downgraded by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, March 1 by Stifel Nicolaus. Suntrust Robinson initiated it with “Hold” rating and $69 target in Tuesday, December 19 report.

The stock decreased 0.93% or $0.55 during the last trading session, reaching $58.39. About 498,889 shares traded. EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) has declined 24.90% since May 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 36.45% the S&P500.

Analysts await EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) to report earnings on August, 2. They expect $1.46 earnings per share, up 13.18 % or $0.17 from last year’s $1.29 per share. EPR’s profit will be $108.52M for 10.00 P/E if the $1.46 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.26 actual earnings per share reported by EPR Properties for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 15.87 % EPS growth.

EPR Properties is a real estate investment trust. The company has market cap of $4.34 billion. It invests in the real estate markets of United States and Canada. It has a 17.75 P/E ratio. The firm develops, owns, leases and finances properties in select market divisions primarily related to entertainment, education and recreation.

More notable recent EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Investor Expectations to Drive Momentum within Plains Group Holdings, EnteroMedics, Vanda Pharmaceuticals …” on May 10, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “EPR Properties 2018 Q1 – Results – Earnings Call Slides” published on May 10, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “EPR Properties: Mom, Are We There Yet?” on May 16, 2018. More interesting news about EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) were released by: Businesswire.com and their article: “EPR Properties Reports First Quarter 2018 Results” published on May 08, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “EPR Properties: Another Tenant Issue” with publication date: April 25, 2018.

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