Essential Properties Realty Trust Inc. (NYSE: EPRT) is -20.64% lower on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $18.88 and a high of $29.60 in the current 52-week trading range. The question becomes, what are the chances the stock will make a comeback and enjoy potential growth. Why not look at analysts view on what the future holds for the stock. The EPRT stock was last observed hovering at around $23.15 in the last trading session, with the day’s loss setting it -0.27%.
Currently trading at $22.88, the stock is 4.96% and 9.64% above its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 1.0 million and changing -1.17% at the moment leaves the stock -0.42% off its SMA200. EPRT registered -18.72% loss for a year compared to 6-month loss of 1.69%.
The stock witnessed a 10.48% gain in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives it a -2.80%, and is 3.02% up over the last 5 days. If we measure the stock’s price variations over the week and the month, we find that the volatility rates stand at 2.07% over the week and 2.46% over the month.
Essential Properties Realty Trust Inc. (EPRT) has around 37 employees, a market worth around $3.20B and $277.20M in sales. Current P/E ratio is 23.35 and Fwd P/E is 24.60. Profit margin for the company is 46.20%. Distance from 52-week low is 21.19% and -22.70% from its 52-week high. The company has generated returns on investments over the last 12 months (4.10%).
Essential Properties Realty Trust Inc. (EPRT) Analyst Forecasts
The EPS is expected to grow by 86.40% this year
Essential Properties Realty Trust Inc. (EPRT) Top Institutional Holders
The shares outstanding are 142.38M, and float is at 140.64M with Short Float at 2.22%.
Essential Properties Realty Trust Inc. (EPRT) Insider Activity
A total of 2 insider transactions have happened at Essential Properties Realty Trust Inc. (EPRT) in the last six months, with sales accounting for 0 and purchases happening 2 times. The most recent transaction is an insider purchase by Patten Mark E, the company’s Executive VP, CFO & Treasurer. SEC filings show that Patten Mark E bought 1,000 shares of the company’s common stock on Jun 15 at a price of $20.76 per share for a total of $20760.0. Following the purchase, the insider now owns 84453.0 shares.
Essential Properties Realty Trust Inc. disclosed in a document filed with the SEC on Jun 13 that Mavoides Peter M. (President and CEO) bought a total of 20,000 shares of the company’s common stock. The trade occurred on Jun 13 and was made at $20.68 per share for $0.41 million. Following the transaction, the insider now directly holds 0.46 million shares of the EPRT stock.
Essential Properties Realty Trust Inc. (EPRT): Who are the competitors?
The company’s main competitors (and peers) include Regency Centers Corporation (REG) that is trading -10.97% down over the past 12 months and STORE Capital Corporation (STOR) that is -5.54% lower over the same period. Medical Properties Trust Inc. (MPW) is -40.85% down on the 1-year trading charts.