Virtu Financial LLC increased its holdings in shares of EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) by 36.6% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 4,811 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after acquiring an additional 1,289 shares during the quarter. Virtu Financial LLC’s holdings in EPR Properties were worth $370,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.
A number of other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in EPR. Doyle Wealth Management acquired a new position in shares of EPR Properties during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $28,000. NewSquare Capital LLC purchased a new position in EPR Properties in the second quarter valued at about $39,000. Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC grew its position in shares of EPR Properties by 61.3% during the 3rd quarter. Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC now owns 529 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $40,000 after acquiring an additional 201 shares during the period. North Star Investment Management Corp. bought a new position in shares of EPR Properties during the 3rd quarter valued at approximately $55,000. Finally, First Interstate Bank grew its position in shares of EPR Properties by 80.7% during the 2nd quarter. First Interstate Bank now owns 766 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $57,000 after acquiring an additional 342 shares during the period. 82.62% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.
EPR Properties stock opened at $69.75 on Wednesday. The business has a 50-day simple moving average of $74.91 and a 200 day simple moving average of $76.35. EPR Properties has a 52 week low of $62.75 and a 52 week high of $80.75. The stock has a market cap of $5.56 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.73, a PEG ratio of 4.10 and a beta of 0.44. The company has a quick ratio of 5.23, a current ratio of 5.23 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.02.
A number of research firms recently commented on EPR. Stifel Nicolaus lifted their price target on shares of EPR Properties from $80.00 to $82.00 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, August 23rd. ValuEngine raised EPR Properties from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised their target price on EPR Properties from $76.00 to $83.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 28th. Zacks Investment Research lowered EPR Properties from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, November 4th. Finally, TheStreet cut EPR Properties from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 29th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $83.17.
EPR Properties Company 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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