EPR Properties (EPR) is Upgraded by KeyBanc Capital Mkts to Overweight

EPR Properties (EPR) was Upgraded by KeyBanc Capital Mkts to ” Overweight”. Earlier the firm had a rating of “Sector Weight ” on the company shares. KeyBanc Capital Mkts advised their investors in a research report released on Jul 15, 2016.

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.

EPR Properties opened for trading at $80.69 and hit $81.67 on the upside on Wednesday, eventually ending the session at $81.61, with a gain of 1.14% or 0.92 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 5,81,025 shares. Company has a market cap of $5,190 M.

In a different news, on May 10, 2016, Tonya L. Mater (VP & Chief Accounting Officer) sold 2,509 shares at $70.49 per share price. According to the SEC, on May 4, 2016, Thomas B. Iii Wright (SVP of HR & Administration) sold 582 shares at $66.76 per share price. On Mar 18, 2016, Morgan G Ii Earnest (Sr. Vice President and CIO) sold 5,000 shares at $64.30 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.

EPR Properties (EPR) is a self-administered real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company’s investment portfolio includes entertainment education and recreation properties. The Company’s 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.

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