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Latest Valuation: EPR Properties (NYSE: EPR)

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EPR Properties is part of the real estate sector and is part of the REITs industry. The company CEO is Gregory K. Silvers. EPR Properties is a self-administered real estate investment trust that invests in, develops, and manages properties in the United States and Canada. The company primarily invests in three segments of properties: entertainment, recreation, and education.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The EPR stock showed a previous change of -0.77% with an open at 79.00 and a close of 78.45. It reached an intraday high of 79.30 and a low of 77.80.

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Liquidity:

The stock has a market cap of $5.9b with 75.5m shares outstanding, of which the float is 74.3m shares. Trading volume reached 381,791 shares compared to its average volume of 433,658 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, EPR Properties shares returned 0.24% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 2.00%. Over three months, it changed 7.22%. In one year it has changed 26.33% and within that year its 52-week high was 80.75 and its 52-week low was 61.61. EPR stock is 27.33% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 72.21 and a 50 day moving average of 78.04. Currently EPR stock is trading 8.65% above its 200 day moving average.

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Earnings:

The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 3.27 that ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 23.99. Based on 4 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 1.36. The TTM EPS is 5.36, which comes to a TTM PE of 14.64. Historically, the PE high was 28.90 and the PE low was 14.64. EPR stock has set a new PE low record!

Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:

1stQtr of 2019 (Reported on 04/29/2019): 0.79
4thQtr of 2018 (Reported on 02/25/2019): 0.65
3rdQtr of 2018 (Reported on 10/29/2018): 1.15
2ndQtr of 2018 (Reported on 07/30/2018): 1.15
1stQtr of 2018 (Reported on 05/08/2018): 0.32

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 121.67, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 35.52%.

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 1.60% of insider ownership. Short-interest was 2,873,338, which was 3.81% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 6.95. This stock has some short interest, but it may be normal and no cause for concern if long the position.

The current calculated beta is 0.66.

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 9.63%, return on assets is 4.40%, profit margin is 42.74%, price-to-sales is 8.42 and price-to-book is 2.05.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 2  :Valuation Score
 4  :Past Performance Score
 1  :Financial Strength Score
 0  :Future Growth Score
 6  :Dividend Score
 2  :Overall Score

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