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 analyst gave a price target of 82, implying a possible profit of 14.4 percent. The lowest price target was 75, implying a possible loss 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -0.9 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which 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.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 2 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 1 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 1 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's 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. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. EPR has a PEG ratio of 0.37.

In the last 52-weeks, EPR has achieved a high of 84.67 and a low of 65.50. Today's price is 9.44 percent above the 52-week low, and 15.34 percent lower than its 52-week high. 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 market cap of EPR is $5.32 billion. EPR will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.