What is the Price Targets for EPR Properties (EPR)?


EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) saw an upside of 0.60% to close Friday at $38.83 after adding $0.23 on the day. The 5-day average trading volume is 422,680 shares of the company’s common stock. It has gained $39.04 in the past week and touched a new high 4 times within the past 5 days. An average of 470,670 shares of the company has been traded in the last 20 days, and the 50-day average volume stands at 687,292.

EPR’s 1-month performance is 10.31% or $1.40 on its low of $34.58 reached on 09/29/22. The company’s shares have touched a 52-week low of $34.58 and high of $56.38, with the stock’s rally to the 52-week high happening on 04/22/22. YTD, EPR has lost -18.24% or -$8.66 and has reached a new high 11 times. However, the current price is down -31.13% from the 52-week high price.

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Insider Transactions

EPR stock investors last saw insider trading activity on Jun 13.Peterson Mark Alan (EVP & CFO) most recently sold 4,543 shares at $55.02 per share on Mar 29. This transaction cost the insider $249,956. EVP & CFO, Peterson Mark Alan, sold 4,709 shares at a price of $53.08 on Mar 11. Then, on Mar 10, EVP & CFO Peterson Mark Alan sold 9,623 shares at a price of $51.96 per share. This transaction amounted to $499,973.

Valuation Metrics

EPR stock has a beta of 1.62. Moving on to other valuation ratios, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio is 4.73 while the price-to-book (PB) in the most recent quarter is 1.13, with the price to cash flow ratio at 14.84.

As well, the company’s long term debt to equity for the quarter ending June 29 was 1.09, while the total debt to equity was 1.09.. In terms of profitability, the gross margin trailing 12 months is 95.00%. The firm’s gross profit as reported stood at $235.48 million against revenue of $531.68 million.

Earnings Surprise

For the quarterly period ending June 29 this year, Net income and sales went up compared to those figures reported in the previous quarter. Net income grew 64.11% to $34.88 million, while revenue of $36.16 million was -3.67% off the previous quarter. Analysts expected EPR to announce $0.53 per share in earnings in its latest quarter, but it posted $0.46, representing a -13.20% surprise. EBITDA for the quarter stood at more than $112.2 million. Shareholders hold equity totaling $75.02 million.

Let’s look briefly at EPR Properties (EPR) price momentum from a technical analysis perspective. The 9-day relative strength index as at close on 28 October was 61.56% to suggest the stock is trending Neutral, with historical volatility in this time period at 26.48%.

The stock’s 5-day moving average is $38.31, reflecting a +4.05% or $1.51 change from its current price. EPR is currently trading +8.28% above its 20-day SMA, -24.23% above its 100-day SMA. However, the stock’s current price level is away from the SMA50 by -24.94% and SMA200 by-18.30%.

Stochastic %K and %D was 90.95% and 86.98% and the average true range (ATR) pointed at 1.12. The RSI (14) points at 52.62%, while the 14-day stochastic is at 94.59% with the period’s ATR at 1.19. The stock’s 9-day MACD Oscillator is pointing at 0.79 and 1.16 on the 14-day charts.

Analyst Ratings

In the most recent analyst report for EPR Properties (NYSE: EPR), Janney upgraded it to a Buy rating. They previously had a Neutral rating on the stock. Analysts offering their rating for EPR stock have a consensus rating for the stock as Hold. Currently, 1 brokerage advisors rate EPR as a “sell,”, while 5 advise that investors “Hold.” 0 analysts have rated the stock as underweight. 0 rates the stock as overweight while 3 have offered a “buy” rating.

What is EPR’s price target for the next 12 months?

Analysts have a consensus price target ranging from a low of $40.00 and a high of $57.00, with their median price target at $48.25. Looking at these predictions, the average price target given by analysts is for EPR Properties (EPR) stock is $47.81.


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