EPR Properties (EPR) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Thursday
EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) will release its earnings data after the market closes on Thursday, August 3rd. Analysts expect EPR Properties to post earnings of $1.24 per share for the quarter.
EPR Properties (NYSE EPR) remained flat at $71.84 during mid-day trading on Thursday. The company had a trading volume of 160,962 shares. The company has a market cap of $5.29 billion, a PE ratio of 22.81 and a beta of 0.57. EPR Properties has a 12 month low of $65.50 and a 12 month high of $84.67. The firm’s 50 day moving average is $72.89 and its 200 day moving average is $73.20.
The firm also recently disclosed a aug 17 dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, August 15th. Investors of record on Monday, July 31st will be paid a $0.34 dividend. This represents a yield of 5.56%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, July 27th. EPR Properties’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 129.52%.
EPR has been the subject of a number of research reports. ValuEngine lowered shares of EPR Properties from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, June 2nd. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of EPR Properties in a research note on Thursday, May 18th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of EPR Properties from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 4th. Finally, BidaskClub raised shares of EPR Properties from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 13th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. EPR Properties has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $81.33.
In other EPR Properties news, Director Robert J. Druten sold 9,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, May 10th. The shares were sold at an average price of $70.30, for a total transaction of $632,700.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 22,304 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,567,971.20. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Also, Director Peter C. Brown sold 7,907 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, June 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $71.49, for a total transaction of $565,271.43. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 4,578 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $327,281.22. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Corporate insiders own 1.50% of the company’s stock.
About EPR Properties
EPR Properties is a specialty real estate investment trust. The Company’s investment portfolio includes primarily entertainment, education and recreation properties. The Company’s segments include Entertainment, Education, Recreation and Other. The Entertainment segment consists of investments in megaplex theatres, entertainment retail centers, family entertainment centers and other retail parcels.
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