EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) SVP Michael L. Hirons sold 9,359 shares of EPR Properties stock in a transaction dated Monday, December 18th. The stock was sold at an average price of $67.54, for a total value of $632,106.86. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink.

Shares of EPR Properties (NYSE EPR) opened at $63.77 on Thursday. The company has a market capitalization of $4,808.29, a PE ratio of 13.19, a P/E/G ratio of 2.29 and a beta of 0.57. EPR Properties has a 52-week low of $63.77 and a 52-week high of $77.70. 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 also recently declared a dec 17 dividend, which will be paid on Monday, January 15th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 29th will be issued a $0.34 dividend. This represents a yield of 6.25%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 28th. EPR Properties’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 121.43%.

A number of research firms recently commented on EPR. B. Riley reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of EPR Properties in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. J P Morgan Chase & Co cut EPR Properties from a “neutral” rating to an “underweight” rating in a research report on Friday, December 15th. SunTrust Banks began coverage on EPR Properties in a research report on Tuesday. They set a “hold” rating and a $69.00 price objective for the company. KeyCorp reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $80.00 price objective on shares of EPR Properties in a research report on Tuesday, September 26th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded EPR Properties from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $78.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Tuesday, October 3rd. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $77.17.

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Penserra Capital Management LLC grew 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 buying an additional 129 shares during the period. Ffcm LLC grew 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 buying an additional 1,184 shares during the period. Verition Fund Management LLC purchased a new stake in EPR Properties in the 2nd quarter valued at about $208,000. Wedbush Securities Inc. purchased a new stake in EPR Properties in the 2nd quarter valued at about $208,000. Finally, Private Advisor Group LLC grew 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 buying an additional 218 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 88.46% of the company’s stock.

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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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