EPR Properties (EPR) Price Targets: What Do They Mean?


As of Wednesday close, EPR Properties’s (NYSE:EPR) stock was down -$0.32, moving down -0.78 percent to $40.59. The average number of shares traded per day over the past five days has been 287,700 shares. 4 times new highs have been achieved over the past 5 days, with a $1.14 gain in that time frame. In the last twenty days, the average volume was 412,355, while in the previous 50 days, it was 569,372.

Since last month, EPR stock rose 5.54%. Shares of the company fell to $36.91 on 10/24/22, the lowest level in the past month. A 52-week high of $56.38 was reached on 04/22/22 after having rallying from a 52-week low of $34.58. Since the beginning of this year, EPR’s stock price has dropped by -14.53% or -$6.90, and marked a new high 11 times. However, the stock has declined by -28.01% since its 52-week high.

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EPR stock investors should be aware that EPR Properties (EPR) stock had its last reported insider trading activity 164 days ago on Jun 13. Ziegler Caixia, the Director of the company, purchased of 500 shares for $45.14 on Jun 13. It resulted in a $22,570 investment by the insider. Peterson Mark Alan sold 4,543 shares at an average price of $55.02 on Mar 29. The insider now owns 98,700 shares following the transaction. On Mar 11, EVP & CFO Peterson Mark Alan sold 4,709 shares at $53.08 apiece. The transaction was valued at $249,950.

Valuation Metrics

Right now, EPR Properties (EPR) has a P/E ratio of about 19.74. The stock’s beta is 1.61. Besides these, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 4.76, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 1.19, and the price-to-cash flow ratio of 24.56 may also be considered.

The latest dividend of $0.2750 per share was paid out, remained unchanged from last year’s $0.2750. On Thursday February 24 2022, a $0.0250 dividend increase was announced.

Financial Health

According to company report, the long-term debt-to-equity ratio for the quarter ending June 29 was 1.10, and the total debt-to-equity ratio was 1.10. On the profitability front, the trailing twelve-month gross margin is 95.20% percent. In the year ended June 29, operating margins totaled 46.80%. Based on annual data, EPR earned $235.48 million in gross profit and brought in $531.68 million in revenue.

A company’s management is another factor that investors consider when determining the profitability of an investment. In the past year, return on investment (ROI) was 4.30%. Return on equity (ROE) for the past 12 months was 6.00%.

In EPR Properties’s quarter-end financial report for June 29, it reported total debt of $2.81 billion. According to the earnings report, the company had a higher net income in the recent quarter than it did in the previous quarter. EPR’s revenue rose 13.48% to $160.45 million during the quarter, while net income inched up to $161.41 million. While analysts expected EPR Properties to report $0.53 quarterly earnings, the actual figure was $0.46 per share, beating the consensus estimate by -13.20%. During the quarter, the company generated $126.6 million in EBITDA. The value of shareholders’ equity is $75.02 million.

Technical Picture

This quick technical analysis looks at EPR Properties’s (EPR) price momentum. With a historical volatility rate of 22.79%, the RSI 9-day stood at 61.96% on 23 November.

With respect to its five-day moving average, the current EPR Properties price is up by +2.89% percent or $1.14. At present, EPR shares trade +5.59% above its 20-day simple moving average and -14.19% percent below its 100-day simple moving average. However, the stock is currently trading approximately -4.18% below its SMA50 and -8.33% below its SMA200.

Stochastic coefficient K was 87.82% and Stochastic coefficient D was 84.15%, while ATR was 0.97. Given the Stochastic reading of 82.70% for the 14-day period, the RSI (14) reading has been calculated as 58.43%. As of today, the MACD Oscillator reading stands at 0.63, while the 14-day reading stands at 0.90.

Analyst Ratings

Janney upgraded its rating on EPR Properties (NYSE: EPR) to a Buy in a note to investors on July 07, 2022. The analysts firm previously had a Neutral rating on the stock.EPR Properties (EPR) has been rated Hold by analysts. According to 1 brokerage firm, EPR is a sell, and 5 firms recommend it is a Hold. There are 0 analysts who say the stock is underweight. A total of 0 analysts rate EPR Properties stock as buy, with 3 recommending it as overweight.


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