On May 17, 2018 Stifel Reaffirms Stock Hold Rating on EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) and $63 Target.

May 17, 2018 - By Mary Kidd

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During Q4 2017 the big money sentiment decreased to 0.96. That’s change of 0.17, from 2017Q3’s 1.13. 39 investors sold all, 93 reduced holdings as EPR Properties ratio turned negative. 97 rose stakes while 30 funds took stakes. Funds hold 63.21 million shares thus 0.35% less from 2017Q3’s 63.43 million shares.

Principal Grp has 3.69M shs. Lpl Financial Ltd Liability stated it has 0% of its capital in EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR). California Employees Retirement Systems owns 0.02% invested in EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) for 176,535 shs. Cadence Cap Mngmt reported 0.02% of its capital in EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR). 11,897 are owned by Janney Montgomery Scott Lc. Park Avenue Ltd Com invested in 6,672 shs or 0.11% of the stock. Atlantic Gp Ltd Company holds 0% or 13,806 shs. Arizona State Retirement System accumulated 46,127 shs or 0.03% of the stock. Schroder Mngmt Gru reported 38,002 shs. Moreover, Amundi Pioneer Asset Inc has 0.01% invested in EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR). Comerica Bank owns 215,177 shs for 0.09% of their capital. Renaissance Technologies Limited Liability Corp has 192,778 shs. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue holds 0.06% or 38,200 shs in its capital. Barclays Public Ltd Co has invested 0% in EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR). New York-based Amalgamated National Bank has invested 0.02% in EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR).

EPR Properties had 2 selling transactions and 0 insider buys since December 18, 2017. This’s net activity of $1.47 million. Another trade for 9,359 shs valued at $632,107 was made by Hirons Michael L on Monday, December 18.

Reiterated EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) Rating.

Stifel’s Investment analysts have $63 target price per share which indicates upside potential of 7.90 % on EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR). a research report of the firm was disclosed to clients on Wednesday, 16 May.

EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) Ratings Coverage

In total 12 analysts cover EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR). “Buy” rating has 2, “Sell” are 2, while 8 are “Hold”. 17% are bullish. With $80.0 highest and $5700 lowest PT EPR Properties has $66.33 average PT or 13.60% above the current ($58.39) price. 16 are the (NYSE:EPR)’s analyst reports since December 15, 2017 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Tuesday, December 19 Suntrust Robinson initiated EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) with “Hold” rating. In Thursday, March 1 report Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Hold” rating. On Monday, March 26 the company was downgraded by Ladenburg Thalmann. On Monday, March 5 the rating was downgraded by Bank of America to “Hold”. The company rating was maintained by Citigroup on Tuesday, March 13. The company rating was maintained by FBR Capital on Wednesday, February 28. The stock rating was maintained by SunTrust with “Hold” on Tuesday, April 3. In Thursday, March 1 report KeyBanc Capital Markets downgraded the stock to “Sector Weight” rating. On Friday, December 15 the stock of EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) earned “Underweight” rating by JP Morgan. In Wednesday, May 9 report Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Hold” rating and $62 target.

EPR hit $58.39 during the last trading session after $0.55 change.EPR Properties has volume of 498,889 shares. Since May 17, 2017 EPR has declined 24.90% and is downtrending. EPR underperformed by 36.45% the S&P 500.

EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR)’s earnings report is awaited by WallStreet on August, 2, as reported by RTT. Analysts forecast $1.46 EPS. That’s $0.17 up or 13.18 % from 2017’s earnings of $1.29. In case of $1.46 EPS EPR’s profit could be $108.52 million. 15.87 % EPS growth is what analysts predict. $1.26 EPS was reported for previous quarter.

EPR Properties is a specialty real estate investment trust that invests in properties in select market divisions which require unique industry knowledge, while offering the potential for stable and attractive returns.The firm is worth $4.34 billion. Our total investments exceed $6.7 billion and our primary investment divisions are Entertainment, Recreation and Education.The P/E ratio is 17.75. We adhere to rigorous underwriting and investing criteria centered on key industry and property level cash flow standards.

For more EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) news released briefly go to: Businesswire.com, Seekingalpha.com, Investorplace.com, Seekingalpha.com or Globenewswire.com. The titles are as follows: “EPR Properties Reports First Quarter 2018 Results” released on May 08, 2018, “EPR Properties: Surprises Can Be Good” on May 10, 2018, “7 Stocks Paying Monthly Dividends That You Should Consider Buying” with a publish date: May 11, 2018, “Merck Is Inexpensive – Cramer’s Lightning Round (5/7/18)” and the last “Investor Expectations to Drive Momentum within Plains Group Holdings, EnteroMedics, Vanda Pharmaceuticals …” with publication date: May 10, 2018.

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