The risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading may be slightly higher than the regular market hours. The reason is that extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular security due to lower liquidity and higher volatility as issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. After-hours trades for EPR Properties (EPR) shows that investor sentiment remained intact, with the stock’s consolidated last price rising by $0.25, or 0.65%, to $38.77. The EPR Properties has recorded 17,129 volume in the after hours trading session. Yahoo Finance discussed the stock recently as it posted EPR Properties Declares Monthly Dividend for Common Shareholders and Quarterly Dividends for Preferred Shareholders.
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The company is listed on the NYSE and operates within the REIT – Specialty industry segment. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $38.52 and fluctuated between $38.95 as its day high and $37.88 as its day low. The current market capitalization of EPR Properties is $3.01B. A total of 0.82 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 542.99K shares.
Furthermore, investors take into consideration insider trades when predicting a stock’s future trajectory. During the recent three months, EPR has seen 18 BUY and 9 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 270,956 and the disposition of 109,611 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 26 BUYs and 11 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 349,414 shares during that period but sold 115,065.
In the most recent transaction, Ziegler Caixia bought 500 shares of EPR for 45.14 per share on Jun 13. After the transaction, the Director now owns 500 company shares. In a previous transaction on Mar 29, Peterson Mark Alan sold 4,543 shares at 55.02 per share. EPR shares that EVP & CFO owns now total 98,700.
The dividend paying company demonstrates a positive outlook for investors and helps them generate immediate cash. EPR Properties pays an annual dividend of $3.30, resulting in a dividend yield of 8.57%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 19.03. EPR’s most recent ex-dividend date was 2/27/2023 when it declared a $0.2750 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 3/15/2023. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 2/15/2023 with an ex-dividend date of 1/30/2023. The EPR stock dividend was $0.2750 per share in cash.
It has been observed that price targets are rarely accurate, but they can exert some influence from time to time, and are often accepted as valuable in the market. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for EPR in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $44.38 with high estimates of $47.00 and low estimates of $40.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, EPR has a high of $56.38 and a low of $34.58.
As of this writing, EPR has an earnings estimate of $0.59 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 3 estimates, with a high estimate of $0.6 per share and a lower estimate of $0.59. The company reported an EPS of $0.46 in the last quarter, which was -13.20% lower than expectations of $0.53.
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There may be slightly higher risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading than during regular market hours. Due to the fact that issuers often announce critical financial information outside of regular trading hours, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities. Currently, 8 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for EPR is Overweight with a score of 3.75. A total of 3 analysts rated the stock as Buy while 0 rated it as Overweight while 5 rated it as Hold. Among the other participants, 0 thought the stock was Underweight and 0 thought it should be Sold.