EPR Properties (EPR) : Columbia Partners L L C Investment Management reduced its stake in EPR Properties by 26.57% during the most recent quarter end. The investment management company now holds a total of 403,741 shares of EPR Properties which is valued at $28,609,087 after selling 146,127 shares in EPR Properties , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on May 10, 2016.EPR Properties makes up approximately 2.07% of Columbia Partners L L C Investment Management’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Schroder Investment Management Group boosted its stake in EPR in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 32,060 additional shares and now holds a total of 115,360 shares of EPR Properties which is valued at $8,174,410. EPR Properties makes up approx 0.02% of Schroder Investment Management Group’s portfolio.Choate Investment Advisors reduced its stake in EPR by selling 502 shares or 9.46% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 4,806 shares of EPR which is valued at $338,775. EPR Properties makes up approx 0.02% of Choate Investment Advisors’s portfolio. Checchi Capital Advisers added EPR to its portfolio by purchasing 1,606 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $113,207. EPR Properties makes up approx 0.03% of Checchi Capital Advisers’s portfolio. Bank Of Hawaii sold out all of its stake in EPR during the most recent quarter. The investment firm sold 5,350 shares of EPR which is valued $352,458.
EPR Properties opened for trading at $70.44 and hit $72.39 on the upside on Monday, eventually ending the session at $71.65, with a gain of 1.11% or 0.79 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 4,78,261 shares. Company has a market cap of $4,557 M.
On the company’s financial health, EPR Properties reported $1.17 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.02 based on the information available during the earnings call on Apr 28, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $1.19. The company had revenue of $118.76 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $116.90 million. The company’s revenue was up 19.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.03 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on EPR Properties. EPR Properties was Downgraded by Ladenburg Thalmann to ” Neutral” on Mar 3, 2016. Company shares were Reiterated by FBR Capital on Feb 25, 2016 to “Mkt Perform”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 64 from a previous price target of $62 .
EPR Properties (EPR) is a self-administered real estate investment trust (REIT). The Companys investment portfolio includes entertainment education and recreation properties. The Companys properties are located in 37 states the District of Columbia and in the Canadian province of Ontario. The Company operates in four segments: Entertainment which includes megaplex theatres entertainment retail centers (centers anchored by an entertainment component such as a megaplex theatre or live performance venue and containing other entertainment-related or retail properties) family entertainment centers and other retail parcels; Education which consists of investments in public charter schools early education centers and K-12 private schools; Recreation which includes metro ski parks water-parks and golf entertainment complexes and Other properties which consists of Adelaar casino and resort project in Sullivan County New York.