EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) went up by 2.65% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $79.80. The company’s stock price has collected 7.03% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 09/17/20 that EPR Properties Declares Quarterly Dividends for Preferred Shareholders
Is It Worth Investing in EPR Properties (NYSE :EPR) Right Now?
EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 307.85 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for EPR is at 1.48. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 3 analysts out of 10 who provided ratings for EPR Properties declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 5 rated it as “hold,” and 1 as “sell.”
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The average price from analysts is $32.86, which is $5.12 above the current price. EPR currently public float of 73.67M and currently shorts hold a 10.78% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of EPR was 943.85K shares.
EPR’s Market Performance
EPR stocks went up by 7.03% for the week, with a monthly drop of -15.20% and a quarterly performance of -14.20%, while its annual performance rate touched -62.97%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 4.64% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 4.45% for EPR Properties. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -5.48% for EPR stocks with a simple moving average of -29.76% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of EPR
JP Morgan, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see EPR reach a price target of $30. The rating they have provided for EPR stocks is “Neutral” according to the report published on April 22nd, 2020.
Citigroup gave a rating of “Sell” to EPR, setting the target price at $16 in the report published on April 07th of the current year.
EPR Trading at -7.75% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought EPR to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -64.12% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 4.45%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 4.64%, as shares sank -16.82% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -10.05% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, EPR rose by +7.03%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -57.94% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $30.00. In addition, EPR Properties saw -59.47% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at EPR starting from SHANKS VIRGINIA E, who purchase 1,600 shares at the price of $31.00 back on Aug 25. After this action, SHANKS VIRGINIA E now owns 2,605 shares of EPR Properties, valued at $49,592 using the latest closing price.
Evans Craig L., the SVP & General Counsel of EPR Properties, sale 2,500 shares at $69.81 during a trade that took place back on Jan 03, which means that Evans Craig L. is holding 36,135 shares at $174,522 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for EPR
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +28.76 for the present operating margin
- +66.50 for the gross margin
The net margin for EPR Properties stands at +23.62. The total capital return value is set at 3.09, while invested capital returns managed to touch 2.53.
Based on EPR Properties (EPR), the company’s capital structure generated 111.07 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 52.62. Total debt to assets is 50.76, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 111.07. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 52.62.
Currently, EBITDA for the company is 108.48M with total debt to EBITDA at 6.31. When we switch over and look at the enterrpise to sales, we see a ratio of 12.58, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.41. The receivables turnover for the company is 6.39 and the total asset turnover is 0.10.