EPR Properties (EPR) Plans $0.34 Nov 17 Dividend
EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) declared a nov 17 dividend on Friday, November 17th, RTT News reports. Shareholders of record on Thursday, November 30th will be paid a dividend of 0.34 per share by the real estate investment trust on Friday, December 15th.
EPR Properties has increased its dividend by an average of 1.6% annually over the last three years and has raised its dividend annually for the last 6 consecutive years. EPR Properties has a payout ratio of 78.8% meaning its dividend is currently covered by earnings, but may not be in the future if the company’s earnings fall. Equities research analysts expect EPR Properties to earn $5.43 per share next year, which means the company should continue to be able to cover its $4.08 annual dividend with an expected future payout ratio of 75.1%.
Shares of EPR Properties (NYSE EPR) traded up $0.05 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $67.67. 330,445 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 448,070. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.03, a current ratio of 7.88 and a quick ratio of 7.88. EPR Properties has a twelve month low of $66.66 and a twelve month high of $77.70. The stock has a market capitalization of $4,970.00, a P/E ratio of 13.67 and a beta of 0.58.
EPR has been the topic of several research analyst reports. BidaskClub downgraded shares of EPR Properties from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 25th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of EPR Properties from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $81.00 target price on the stock in a report on Wednesday, August 2nd. KeyCorp reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $80.00 target price on shares of EPR Properties in a report on Friday, August 25th. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services raised shares of EPR Properties from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $76.00 target price on the stock in a report on Monday, September 11th. Finally, B. Riley reissued a “neutral” rating on shares of EPR Properties in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the stock. EPR Properties currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $78.86.
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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