Why EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) Could Have A Place In Your Portfolio

As an investor, I look for investments which does not compromise one fundamental factor for another. By this I mean, I look at stocks holistically, from their financial health to their future outlook. In the case of EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR), it is a notable dividend-paying company that has been a rockstar for income investors, currently trading at an attractive share price. Below, I’ve touched on some key aspects you should know on a high level. If you’re interested in understanding beyond my broad commentary, read the full report on EPR Properties here.

Established dividend payer and good value

EPR’s share price is trading at below its true value, meaning that the market sentiment for the stock is currently bearish. Investors have the opportunity to buy into the stock to reap capital gains, if EPR’s projected earnings trajectory does follow analyst consensus growth, which determines my intrinsic value of the company. Compared to the rest of the real estate industry, EPR is also trading below its peers, relative to earnings generated. This supports the theory that EPR is potentially underpriced.

NYSE:EPR Intrinsic value, September 13th 2019
NYSE:EPR Intrinsic value, September 13th 2019

For those seeking income streams from their portfolio, EPR is a robust dividend payer as well. Over the past decade, the company has consistently increased its dividend payout, reaching a yield of 5.8%, making it one of the best dividend companies in the market.

NYSE:EPR Historical Dividend Yield, September 13th 2019
NYSE:EPR Historical Dividend Yield, September 13th 2019

Next Steps:

For EPR Properties, there are three key aspects you should further research:

  1. Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for EPR’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for EPR’s outlook.
  2. Historical Performance: What has EPR’s returns been like over the past? Go into more detail in the past track record analysis and take a look at the free visual representations of our analysis for more clarity.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of EPR? Explore our interactive list of stocks with large potential to get an idea of what else is out there you may be missing!

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