EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday. The real estate investment trust reported $1.07 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.89 by $0.18, Fidelity Earnings reports. The company had revenue of $176.40 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $157.09 million. EPR Properties had a net margin of 38.00% and a return on equity of 8.63%. EPR Properties’s revenue was up 16.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $1.22 EPS. EPR Properties updated its FY 2018 guidance to $6.03-6.09 EPS and its FY18 guidance to $6.03-6.09 EPS.
NYSE EPR traded up $2.27 on Tuesday, hitting $70.33. The stock had a trading volume of 177,130 shares, compared to its average volume of 476,973. EPR Properties has a 52-week low of $51.87 and a 52-week high of $71.00. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.03, a current ratio of 6.16 and a quick ratio of 6.16. The stock has a market capitalization of $4.98 billion, a PE ratio of 14.01, a P/E/G ratio of 4.56 and a beta of 0.51.
The company also recently announced a oct 18 dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, November 15th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, October 31st will be paid a $0.36 dividend. This represents a yield of 6.36%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, October 30th. EPR Properties’s dividend payout ratio is presently 86.06%.
In other EPR Properties news, SVP Michael L. Hirons sold 7,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, August 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $69.97, for a total value of $489,790.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. Corporate insiders own 1.36% of the company’s stock.
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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