EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.34 Per Share


Wall Street analysts expect EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) to post earnings of $0.34 per share for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Three analysts have made estimates for EPR Properties’ earnings, with estimates ranging from $0.26 to $0.38. EPR Properties posted earnings per share of $1.14 during the same quarter last year, which indicates a negative year over year growth rate of 70.2%. The firm is scheduled to issue its next earnings results on Wednesday, May 5th.

On average, analysts expect that EPR Properties will report full-year earnings of $2.23 per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.78 to $2.76. For the next fiscal year, analysts anticipate that the firm will report earnings of $3.37 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $2.91 to $4.36. Zacks’ earnings per share calculations are a mean average based on a survey of sell-side analysts that that provide coverage for EPR Properties.

EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February 24th. The real estate investment trust reported ($0.35) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.25 by ($0.60). EPR Properties had a negative net margin of 15.35% and a negative return on equity of 2.15%.

A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on the company. Janney Montgomery Scott downgraded EPR Properties from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Thursday, January 14th. Royal Bank of Canada boosted their price target on shares of EPR Properties from $32.00 to $41.00 and gave the company a “sector perform” rating in a research note on Wednesday. Truist boosted their target price on shares of EPR Properties from $27.00 to $28.00 in a research report on Friday, December 11th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. cut shares of EPR Properties from a “neutral” rating to an “underweight” rating and set a $31.00 price target on the stock. in a research report on Monday, December 21st. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised EPR Properties from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, March 2nd. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $34.13.

In related news, Director Robin Peppe Sterneck sold 2,904 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, March 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $46.20, for a total value of $134,164.80. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Company insiders own 1.40% of the company’s stock.

Several large investors have recently bought and sold shares of EPR. FMR LLC grew its holdings in shares of EPR Properties by 56.1% during the first quarter. FMR LLC now owns 525,303 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $40,396,000 after purchasing an additional 188,800 shares in the last quarter. Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc. grew its position in EPR Properties by 3.1% during the 1st quarter. Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc. now owns 42,672 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $3,281,000 after acquiring an additional 1,292 shares during the last quarter. KBC Group NV increased its stake in EPR Properties by 10.7% in the 3rd quarter. KBC Group NV now owns 9,019 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $248,000 after purchasing an additional 870 shares during the period. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA lifted its position in EPR Properties by 164.6% in the third quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 27,947 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $769,000 after purchasing an additional 17,384 shares during the last quarter. Finally, ARP Americas LP bought a new stake in EPR Properties in the third quarter valued at approximately $344,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 84.73% of the company’s stock.

EPR traded up $0.27 during trading on Friday, reaching $48.15. 8,953 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,133,008. The company has a quick ratio of 15.50, a current ratio of 15.50 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.45. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $41.96 and its 200 day moving average is $33.34. EPR Properties has a 12 month low of $12.56 and a 12 month high of $49.77. The stock has a market capitalization of $3.60 billion, a PE ratio of -35.73 and a beta of 1.82.

EPR Properties Company Profile

EPR Properties is a leading experiential net lease real estate investment trust (REIT), specializing in select enduring experiential properties in the real estate industry. We focus on real estate venues which create value by facilitating out of home leisure and recreation experiences where consumers choose to spend their discretionary time and money.

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