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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for EPR. The maximum price target given was 82, which equates to a potential upside of 14.4 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 75, implying potential capital losses of 4.63 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

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. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -0.71 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 1.92 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 1 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 1 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of EPR's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 62.22 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. EPR has a PEG ratio of 0.37.

In the trailing 52-weeks, EPR hit 84.67 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 65.50. Currently the stock is 9.44 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 15.34 percent. 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 market cap of EPR is $5.32 billion. EPR is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.