Analyst Ratings for EPR Properties (EPR)Updated: 2017-07-28
Analysts covering EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for EPR last month.
4 analysts declared EPR a buy, 0 gave an overweight rating, 6 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.
A number of analysts gave price targets for EPR. The most optimistic price target was 82, implying potential capital gains of 14.4 percent. The lowest price target was 75, implying a possible loss of 4.63 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.
Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -0.9 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 6.41 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -0.71 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 1.92 percent.
Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 2 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 1 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 1 analysts decreased their estimates.
Analysts estimate earnings of EPR to grow at a rate of 62.22 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of EPR is 0.37.
In the trailing 52-weeks, EPR hit 84.67 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 65.50. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 9.44 percent, and 15.34 percent below the high. EPR has a P/E ratio of 22.76. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The EPR value stock report compares EPR to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $5.32 billion. EPR's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.