9,670 Shares in EPR Properties (EPR) Purchased by ING Groep NV

ING Groep NV bought a new position in shares of EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm bought 9,670 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock, valued at approximately $633,000.

A number of other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in EPR. Prudential Financial Inc. lifted its holdings in EPR Properties by 152.3% during the 3rd quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. now owns 668,520 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $46,622,000 after buying an additional 403,562 shares during the last quarter. Wedge Capital Management L L P NC lifted its holdings in EPR Properties by 18.7% during the 4th quarter. Wedge Capital Management L L P NC now owns 1,963,255 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $128,515,000 after buying an additional 308,837 shares during the last quarter. American Century Companies Inc. lifted its holdings in EPR Properties by 494.4% during the 3rd quarter. American Century Companies Inc. now owns 345,054 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $24,064,000 after buying an additional 287,003 shares during the last quarter. Uniplan Investment Counsel Inc. lifted its holdings in EPR Properties by 17.1% during the 3rd quarter. Uniplan Investment Counsel Inc. now owns 1,217,866 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $84,933,000 after buying an additional 177,534 shares during the last quarter. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. lifted its holdings in EPR Properties by 46.9% during the 3rd quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 356,820 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $24,892,000 after buying an additional 113,886 shares during the last quarter. 88.24% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

Shares of EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) opened at $57.11 on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of $4,146.75, a P/E ratio of 11.37, a P/E/G ratio of 1.88 and a beta of 0.46. EPR Properties has a 1-year low of $54.95 and a 1-year high of $77.70. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.03, a current ratio of 7.88 and a quick ratio of 7.88.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, March 15th. Investors of record on Wednesday, February 28th will be issued a $0.36 dividend. This is an increase from EPR Properties’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.32. This represents a $1.44 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.52%. EPR Properties’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 128.57%.

EPR has been the topic of several recent research reports. B. Riley reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $80.00 price target on shares of EPR Properties in a report on Thursday, November 9th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded EPR Properties from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, November 10th. SunTrust Banks set a $65.00 price target on EPR Properties and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, January 22nd. KeyCorp set a $80.00 price target on EPR Properties and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Sunday, October 29th. Finally, ValuEngine downgraded EPR Properties from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Sunday, December 31st. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $75.83.

In other EPR Properties news, SVP Craig L. Evans sold 14,000 shares of EPR Properties stock in a transaction on Thursday, January 11th. The stock was sold at an average price of $60.03, for a total transaction of $840,420.00. Following the sale, the senior vice president now owns 38,384 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,304,191.52. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, SVP Michael L. Hirons sold 9,359 shares of EPR Properties stock in a transaction on Monday, December 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of $67.54, for a total value of $632,106.86. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last three months, insiders sold 25,459 shares of company stock worth $1,615,516. Company insiders own 1.50% of the company’s stock.

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EPR Properties 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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