Financial Reports are Key to Consider: EPR Properties (NYSE: EPR)

On Friday, Shares of EPR Properties (NYSE: EPR) gained 0.32% to $78.00. The stock grabbed the investor’s attention and traded 524.979K shares as compared to its average daily volume of 443.65K shares. The stock’s institutional ownership stands at 87.50%.

EPR Properties (EPR) stated that it had funds from operations of $102.60M, or $1.36 per share, in the period. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of $1.35 per share. Funds from operations are a closely watched measure in the REIT industry. It takes net income and adds back items such as depreciation and amortization.

The company said it had net income of $59.30M, or 79 cents per share. The real estate investment trust posted revenue of $164.50M in the period, also surpassing Street forecasts. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $144.70M. EPR Properties anticipates full-year funds from operations in the range of $4.91 to $5.06 per share.

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EPR has a market value of $5.87B while its EPS was booked as $3.74 in the last 12 months. The stock has 75.25M shares outstanding. In the profitability analysis, the company has gross profit margin of 94.50% while net profit margin was 39.20%. Beta value of the company was 0.64; beta is used to measure riskiness of the security. Analyst recommendation for this stock stands at 2.60.

Jack Dawkins

Finance and Tech Contributor

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