Pensionfund DSM Netherlands grew its stake in EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) by 16.7% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 48,800 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after purchasing an additional 7,000 shares during the period. Pensionfund DSM Netherlands owned about 0.07% of EPR Properties worth $3,162,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.
Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. McKinley Carter Wealth Services Inc. bought a new position in shares of EPR Properties during the 1st quarter worth about $120,000. Signaturefd LLC bought a new position in shares of EPR Properties during the 1st quarter worth about $122,000. Centaurus Financial Inc. bought a new position in shares of EPR Properties during the 1st quarter worth about $139,000. Commerce Bank bought a new position in shares of EPR Properties during the 1st quarter worth about $222,000. Finally, TLP Group LLC bought a new position in shares of EPR Properties during the 1st quarter worth about $226,000. Institutional investors own 89.80% of the company’s stock.
In other news, VP Tonya L. Mater sold 2,500 shares of EPR Properties stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, June 8th. The shares were sold at an average price of $62.65, for a total transaction of $156,625.00. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now owns 31,456 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,970,718.40. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Company insiders own 1.36% of the company’s stock.
EPR traded down $0.49 during midday trading on Monday, hitting $64.30. The company had a trading volume of 6,099 shares, compared to its average volume of 593,701. The company has a current ratio of 8.07, a quick ratio of 8.07 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.09. The stock has a market capitalization of $4.82 billion, a PE ratio of 12.98, a PEG ratio of 2.41 and a beta of 0.46. EPR Properties has a twelve month low of $51.87 and a twelve month high of $74.15.
EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May 8th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.32 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.24 by ($0.92). The company had revenue of $155.00 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $151.23 million. EPR Properties had a net margin of 39.64% and a return on equity of 8.23%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $1.19 EPS. research analysts predict that EPR Properties will post 5.85 EPS for the current year.
The business also recently disclosed a jun 18 dividend, which will be paid on Monday, July 16th. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 29th will be given a $0.36 dividend. This represents a yield of 6.67%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 28th. EPR Properties’s payout ratio is presently 86.06%.
A number of equities analysts have recently commented on EPR shares. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of EPR Properties from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, March 20th. Bank of America downgraded shares of EPR Properties from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $60.00 price target for the company. in a report on Monday, March 5th. Stifel Nicolaus lifted their price target on shares of EPR Properties from $63.00 to $66.00 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, June 19th. LADENBURG THALM/SH SH downgraded shares of EPR Properties from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Monday, March 26th. Finally, SunTrust Banks set a $57.00 price target on shares of EPR Properties and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, April 3rd. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have issued a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. EPR Properties presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $69.00.
About EPR Properties
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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