Epr Properties (NYSE:EPR) Stock Is Shorted More

October 20, 2017 - By reb123z

 Epr Properties (NYSE:EPR) Stock Is Shorted More

Investors sentiment increased to 1.56 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.41, from 1.15 in 2017Q1. It is positive, as 20 investors sold EPR Properties shares while 87 reduced holdings. 63 funds opened positions while 104 raised stakes. 60.55 million shares or 11.65% more from 54.23 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported.
Atwood Palmer has 0% invested in EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR). Massachusetts Fin Serv Ma has invested 0.02% in EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR). Profund Advisors Lc has 9,550 shares. First Allied Advisory Ser Incorporated reported 78,810 shares. State Bank Of America Corp De holds 1.46M shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Dimensional Fund Advsrs L P owns 0.03% invested in EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) for 932,472 shares. Raymond James Finance Service Advsrs invested in 15,512 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Jane Street Grp accumulated 14,775 shares. Verition Fund Mgmt Ltd Co holds 2,889 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Polaris Management Limited Liability Com owns 43,410 shares. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania School Empls Retrmt invested 0.01% of its portfolio in EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR). Quantbot Tech Limited Partnership owns 6,254 shares. Dynamic Advisors Solutions Llc stated it has 0.79% in EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR). Solaris Asset Limited Liability Company reported 95 shares. Denali holds 1.24% in EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) or 105,400 shares.

Since May 10, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 sales for $1.20 million activity. DRUTEN ROBERT J sold $632,700 worth of EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) on Wednesday, May 10. Shares for $565,237 were sold by BROWN PETER C.

The stock of Epr Properties (NYSE:EPR) registered an increase of 4.4% in short interest. EPR’s total short interest was 2.42 million shares in October as published by FINRA. Its up 4.4% from 2.32 million shares, reported previously. With 650,300 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 4 days to cover their EPR’s short positions. The short interest to Epr Properties’s float is 3.86%.

About 159,518 shares traded. EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) has risen 2.91% since October 20, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 13.79% the S&P500.

EPR Properties is a specialty real estate investment trust. The company has market cap of $5.16 billion. The Company’s investment portfolio includes primarily entertainment, education and recreation properties. It has a 20.62 P/E ratio. The Company’s divisions include Entertainment, Education, Recreation and Other.

EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) Ratings Coverage

Among 7 analysts covering EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 43% are positive. EPR Properties had 11 analyst reports since September 17, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) on Thursday, August 24 with “Buy” rating. The stock of EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) has “Mkt Perform” rating given on Wednesday, October 12 by FBR Capital. As per Sunday, August 6, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Neutral” on Friday, August 12. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) rating on Tuesday, September 26. KeyBanc Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $80.0 target. As per Thursday, February 25, the company rating was maintained by FBR Capital. KeyBanc Capital Markets upgraded EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) on Friday, July 15 to “Overweight” rating. The stock of EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, December 16 by JP Morgan. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, September 17 by Ladenburg Thalmann.

More recent EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) news were published by: Streetinsider.com which released: “EPR Properties (EPR) Declares $0.34 Monthly Dividend; 5.7% Yield” on October 16, 2017. Also Businesswire.com published the news titled: “EPR Properties Third Quarter 2017 Earnings Conference Call Scheduled for …” on October 12, 2017. Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Ex-Dividend Reminder: Fifth Third Bancorp, EPR Properties and Annaly Capital …” with publication date: September 26, 2017 was also an interesting one.

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