$151.16 Million in Sales Expected for EPR Properties (EPR) This Quarter

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Analysts expect that EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) will announce $151.16 million in sales for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Three analysts have issued estimates for EPR Properties’ earnings. The highest sales estimate is $154.60 million and the lowest is $146.85 million. EPR Properties posted sales of $137.02 million in the same quarter last year, which suggests a positive year over year growth rate of 10.3%. The company is expected to issue its next earnings results on Monday, July 29th.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that EPR Properties will report full-year sales of $611.76 million for the current fiscal year, with estimates ranging from $596.97 million to $627.10 million. For the next fiscal year, analysts expect that the company will report sales of $641.54 million, with estimates ranging from $622.39 million to $668.10 million. Zacks’ sales calculations are an average based on a survey of research analysts that that provide coverage for EPR Properties.

EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, April 29th. The real estate investment trust reported $1.36 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.35 by $0.01. EPR Properties had a return on equity of 10.81% and a net margin of 42.63%. The business had revenue of $164.50 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $162.03 million. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $1.26 earnings per share. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 6.1% on a year-over-year basis.

A number of research analysts have recently weighed in on EPR shares. ValuEngine cut EPR Properties from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, April 18th. Stifel Nicolaus raised their price target on EPR Properties from $76.00 to $80.00 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, April 30th. Finally, Raymond James lifted their price objective on EPR Properties from $76.00 to $80.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research report on Friday, March 22nd. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $75.08.

Shares of EPR stock traded up $0.66 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $79.48. The stock had a trading volume of 666,893 shares, compared to its average volume of 416,208. EPR Properties has a 12-month low of $59.80 and a 12-month high of $80.20. The stock has a market cap of $5.86 billion, a P/E ratio of 13.03, a P/E/G ratio of 4.44 and a beta of 0.69. The company has a quick ratio of 5.61, a current ratio of 5.61 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.05.

The business also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, July 17th. Investors of record on Friday, May 31st will be given a dividend of $0.375 per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 30th. EPR Properties’s dividend payout ratio is presently 73.77%.

In related news, Director Jack A. Newman, Jr. sold 506 shares of EPR Properties stock in a transaction dated Thursday, May 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $79.48, for a total transaction of $40,216.88. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 2,273 shares in the company, valued at approximately $180,658.04. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Also, SVP Craig L. Evans sold 5,000 shares of EPR Properties stock in a transaction dated Monday, May 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of $76.57, for a total value of $382,850.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders have sold 7,366 shares of company stock valued at $563,373. 1.34% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of EPR. JPMorgan Chase & Co. grew its holdings in EPR Properties by 27.5% in the 3rd quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 285,054 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $19,500,000 after buying an additional 61,477 shares during the period. Vanguard Group Inc grew its holdings in EPR Properties by 2.0% in the 3rd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc now owns 10,794,895 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $738,480,000 after buying an additional 212,539 shares during the period. State of Alaska Department of Revenue grew its holdings in EPR Properties by 1.9% in the 4th quarter. State of Alaska Department of Revenue now owns 32,035 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $2,050,000 after buying an additional 604 shares during the period. First Hawaiian Bank grew its holdings in EPR Properties by 18.2% in the 4th quarter. First Hawaiian Bank now owns 1,948 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $125,000 after buying an additional 300 shares during the period. Finally, Virtu Financial LLC purchased a new stake in EPR Properties in the 4th quarter valued at about $288,000. Institutional investors own 84.63% of the company’s stock.

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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