NumerixS Investment Technologies Inc Trims Position in EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR)

NumerixS Investment Technologies Inc lessened its stake in shares of EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) by 33.3% in the 1st quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The firm owned 1,800 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 900 shares during the period. NumerixS Investment Technologies Inc’s holdings in EPR Properties were worth $140,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Lindbrook Capital LLC bought a new stake in EPR Properties during the fourth quarter valued at about $25,000. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund grew its holdings in EPR Properties by 6,303.0% during the fourth quarter. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund now owns 1,873,518 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $29,000 after purchasing an additional 1,844,258 shares during the period. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. grew its holdings in EPR Properties by 195.6% during the fourth quarter. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. now owns 467 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $30,000 after purchasing an additional 309 shares during the period. Pearl River Capital LLC bought a new stake in EPR Properties during the fourth quarter valued at about $32,000. Finally, Capital Investment Advisory Services LLC bought a new stake in EPR Properties during the fourth quarter valued at about $33,000. 84.50% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

In other news, VP Tonya L. Mater sold 1,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, May 23rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $77.87, for a total value of $77,870.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now owns 31,262 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $2,434,371.94. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, SVP Craig L. Evans sold 5,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, May 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $76.57, for a total value of $382,850.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last ninety days, insiders sold 6,506 shares of company stock valued at $500,937. Corporate insiders own 1.34% of the company’s stock.

Several analysts have issued reports on the company. Royal Bank of Canada boosted their price target on EPR Properties to $83.00 in a report on Tuesday, May 28th. Raymond James set a $84.00 price objective on EPR Properties and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, May 2nd. ValuEngine raised EPR Properties from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 1st. Bank of America lowered EPR Properties from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating and set a $80.00 price objective for the company. in a research note on Tuesday. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus upped their price objective on EPR Properties from $76.00 to $80.00 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 30th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $78.83.

NYSE EPR opened at $77.75 on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of $5.95 billion, a PE ratio of 12.56, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 4.53 and a beta of 0.66. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.05, a current ratio of 5.61 and a quick ratio of 5.61. EPR Properties has a twelve month low of $62.05 and a twelve month high of $80.75.

EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) last released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, April 29th. The real estate investment trust reported $1.36 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.35 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $164.50 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $162.03 million. EPR Properties had a return on equity of 10.81% and a net margin of 42.63%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 6.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $1.26 earnings per share. Equities research analysts predict that EPR Properties will post 5.4 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Sunday, June 16th. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 31st will be paid a $0.375 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 30th. EPR Properties’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 73.77%.

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EPR Properties Profile

EPR Properties is a specialty real estate investment trust (REIT) that invests in properties in select market segments which require unique industry knowledge, while offering the potential for stable and attractive returns. Our total investments exceed $6.7 billion and our primary investment segments are Entertainment, Recreation and Education.

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