Essential Properties Realty Trust Inc. (NYSE:EPRT) went up by 1.72% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $32.92. The company’s stock price has collected 3.11% of gains in the last five trading sessions.
Is It Worth Investing in Essential Properties Realty Trust Inc. (NYSE :EPRT) Right Now?
Essential Properties Realty Trust Inc. (NYSE:EPRT) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 29.90 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for EPRT is at 1.34. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 6 analysts out of 12 who provided ratings for Essential Properties Realty Trust Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 2 rated the stock as “overweight,” 4 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $27.29, which is $3.0 above the current price. Today, the average trading volume of EPRT was 844.17K shares.
EPRT’s Market Performance
EPRT stocks went up by 3.11% for the week, with a monthly jump of 9.51% and a quarterly performance of 3.91%, while its annual performance rate touched -17.97%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 2.35% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 2.03% for Essential Properties Realty Trust Inc. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 6.91% for EPRT stocks with a simple moving average of -4.88% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of EPRT
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for EPRT stocks, with Credit Suisse repeating the rating for EPRT by listing it as a “Neutral.” The predicted price for EPRT in the upcoming period, according to Credit Suisse is $22 based on the research report published on June 23rd of the current year 2022.
Goldman, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see EPRT reach a price target of $26, previously predicting the price at $31. The rating they have provided for EPRT stocks is “Neutral” according to the report published on May 25th, 2022.
Mizuho gave a rating of “Neutral” to EPRT, setting the target price at $28 in the report published on January 20th of the current year.
EPRT Trading at 8.92% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought EPRT to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -26.52% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 2.03%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.35%, as shares surge +11.37% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +9.95% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, EPRT rose by +3.11%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -16.64% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $22.75. In addition, Essential Properties Realty Trust Inc. saw -16.09% 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 EPRT starting from Patten Mark E, who purchase 1,000 shares at the price of $20.76 back on Jun 15. After this action, Patten Mark E now owns 84,453 shares of Essential Properties Realty Trust Inc., valued at $20,760 using the latest closing price.
Mavoides Peter M., the President and CEO of Essential Properties Realty Trust Inc., purchase 20,000 shares at $20.68 during a trade that took place back on Jun 13, which means that Mavoides Peter M. is holding 459,170 shares at $413,600 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for EPRT
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +52.43 for the present operating margin
- +67.36 for the gross margin
The net margin for Essential Properties Realty Trust Inc. stands at +41.51. Equity return is now at value 4.80, with 3.00 for asset returns.