Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC bought a new position in EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm bought 4,115 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock, valued at approximately $287,000.
Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of the stock. Penserra Capital Management LLC increased its holdings in EPR Properties by 8.8% in the 2nd quarter. Penserra Capital Management LLC now owns 1,601 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $115,000 after purchasing an additional 129 shares in the last quarter. Ffcm LLC increased its holdings in EPR Properties by 119.2% in the 2nd quarter. Ffcm LLC now owns 2,177 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $159,000 after purchasing an additional 1,184 shares in the last quarter. Timber Hill LLC acquired a new stake in EPR Properties in the 3rd quarter valued at $206,000. Private Advisor Group LLC increased its holdings in EPR Properties by 8.0% in the 2nd quarter. Private Advisor Group LLC now owns 2,943 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $207,000 after purchasing an additional 218 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Verition Fund Management LLC acquired a new stake in EPR Properties in the 2nd quarter valued at $208,000. 88.79% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.
Shares of EPR Properties (NYSE EPR) opened at $67.22 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.03, a quick ratio of 7.88 and a current ratio of 7.88. The firm has a market capitalization of $4,951.96, a PE ratio of 13.58 and a beta of 0.57. EPR Properties has a 52 week low of $66.21 and a 52 week high of $77.70.
The firm also recently announced a nov 17 dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 15th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, November 30th were paid a dividend of $0.34 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, November 29th. This represents a dividend yield of 6.04%. EPR Properties’s dividend payout ratio is presently 121.43%.
Several brokerages recently issued reports on EPR. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services upgraded EPR Properties from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $76.00 price target for the company in a report on Monday, September 11th. KeyCorp reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $80.00 price target on shares of EPR Properties in a report on Tuesday, September 26th. B. Riley reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of EPR Properties in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. Zacks Investment Research upgraded EPR Properties from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $78.00 price target for the company in a report on Tuesday, November 7th. Finally, BidaskClub upgraded EPR Properties from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, August 26th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. EPR Properties has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $78.80.
In other news, VP Tonya L. Mater sold 2,100 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, December 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $68.09, for a total transaction of $142,989.00. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now directly owns 28,929 shares in the company, valued at $1,969,775.61. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. 1.50% of the stock is owned by company insiders.
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EPR Properties Company Profile
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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