EPR Properties ( EPR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 27, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.34 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 15, 2017. Shareholders who purchased EPR prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 6.25% increase over the prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of EPR was $74.39, representing a -12.14% decrease from the 52 week high of $84.67 and a 29.73% increase over the 52 week low of $57.34.
EPR is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). EPR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.13. Zacks Investment Research reports EPR's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 19.16%, compared to an industry average of 5.8%.
Interested in gaining exposure to EPR through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have EPR as a top-10 holding:
- ETF Series Solutions Trust ETF ( ALFI )
- iShares MSCI Norway Capped Investable Market Index Fund ( ENOR ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is ENOR with an increase of 15.12% over the last 100 days. ALFI has the highest percent weighting of EPR at 1.09%.
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