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.

EPR was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 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 advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some 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. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -0.71 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 1.92 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 2 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, 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.

Analysts estimate earnings of EPR to grow at a rate of 62.22 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. 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 below the high by 15.34 percent. EPR has a price/earnings 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.