What’s Epr Properties (NYSE:EPR) Upside After This Short Interest Decrease?

May 26, 2018 - By Marie Mckinney

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Investors sentiment decreased to 0.96 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.17, from 1.13 in 2017Q3. It dropped, 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.
State Treasurer State Of Michigan owns 23,000 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Gradient Investments Lc reported 0% in EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR). The Connecticut-based Tudor Investment Et Al has invested 0.02% in EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR). State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement owns 66,876 shares. Cwm Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0.02% in EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR). Benjamin F Edwards And Co holds 584 shares. Cambridge Research Advsr invested 0.01% of its portfolio in EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR). 51,648 were accumulated by Envestnet Asset Mgmt. Wealth Enhancement Advisory stated it has 15,829 shares. Northern Trust invested in 0.02% or 988,385 shares. Boston Private Wealth Ltd Liability has invested 0.09% in EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR). Amalgamated Commercial Bank holds 0.02% of its portfolio in EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) for 12,681 shares. Art Advsrs Ltd Liability owns 26,100 shares. Wasatch Advsrs Inc owns 128,013 shares or 0.11% of their US portfolio. American Natl Ins Tx stated it has 62,780 shares or 0.21% of all its holdings.

Since December 18, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 sales for $1.47 million activity. Hirons Michael L also sold $632,107 worth of EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) shares.

The stock of Epr Properties (NYSE:EPR) registered a decrease of 3.92% in short interest. EPR’s total short interest was 2.37M shares in May as published by FINRA. Its down 3.92% from 2.47 million shares, reported previously. With 452,500 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 5 days to cover their EPR’s short positions. The short interest to Epr Properties’s float is 3.25%.

The stock increased 0.33% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $61.07. About 213,373 shares traded. EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) has declined 24.90% since May 26, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 36.45% the S&P500.

EPR Properties is a real estate investment trust. The company has market cap of $4.54 billion. It invests in the real estate markets of United States and Canada. It has a 18.56 P/E ratio. The firm develops, owns, leases and finances properties in select market divisions primarily related to entertainment, education and recreation.

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. $66.33’s average target is 8.61% above currents $61.07 stock price. EPR Properties had 16 analyst reports since December 15, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Thursday, March 1. KeyBanc Capital Markets downgraded the stock to “Sector Weight” rating in Thursday, March 1 report. The company was downgraded on Friday, December 15 by J.P. Morgan. SunTrust maintained it with “Hold” rating and $65.0 target in Monday, January 22 report. The firm has “Hold” rating by Bank of America given on Monday, March 5. The rating was maintained by FBR Capital on Wednesday, February 28 with “Hold”. Ladenburg maintained the shares of EPR in report on Monday, February 5 with “Buy” rating. Stifel Nicolaus maintained EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) on Thursday, March 1 with “Hold” rating. Citigroup maintained the shares of EPR in report on Tuesday, March 13 with “Neutral” rating. The company was downgraded on Monday, March 26 by Ladenburg Thalmann.

More notable recent EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) news were published by: Themiddlemarket.com which released: “M&A daily wrap: Six Flags, Comcast, Disney, Chicago Pacific Partners, Mary Tolan” on May 23, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “EPR Properties: Mom, Are We There Yet?” published on May 16, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “EPR Properties Gets A New Tenant” on May 24, 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 Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Investor Expectations to Drive Momentum within Plains Group Holdings, EnteroMedics, Vanda Pharmaceuticals …” with publication date: May 10, 2018.

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