Brokerage Firm Rating Update on EPR Properties (EPR)

EPR Properties (EPR) : The consensus on EPR Properties (EPR) based on 7 analyst recommendation on the company stock is 2, which is interpreted as a Buy recommendation. Zacks Investment Research has issued a rank of 2 which endorses a Buy on the stock. However, 3 brokers have a differing view as they consider the stock to be a Strong Buy at current levels. 1 analyst believes that the stock is a Buy, which can produce decent returns in the future. 3 experts consider that the stocks earnings and the quoted price is in harmony, hence, they give it a Hold rating.

EPR Properties (EPR) : The highest short term price target forecast on EPR Properties (EPR) is $89 and the lowest target price is $64. A total of 5 equity analysts are currently covering the company. The average price of all the analysts is $82.6 with a standard deviation of $10.5.


For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy. Also, In the latest statement by the brokerage house, Citigroup maintains its outlook on EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR). The current rating of the shares is Neutral, according to the research report released by the firm. The brokerage firm raises the price target from $78 per share to $80 per share. The rating by the firm was issued on August 12, 2016.

EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR): The stock opened at $79.81 and touched an intraday high of $80.8 on Wednesday. During the day, the stock corrected to an intraday low of $79.46, however, the bulls stepped in and pushed the price higher to close in the green at $80.38 with a gain of 0.58% for the day. The total traded volume for the day was 297,474. The stock had closed at $79.92 in the previous trading session.

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.

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