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Essential Properties Realty Trust, Inc
NYSE: EPRT - USD
REIT-DIVERSIFIED
$30.06
+$0.26 (+0.87%)

Essential Properties Realty Trust, Inc is a reit-diversified business based in the US. Essential Properties Realty Trust shares (EPRT) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Essential Properties Realty Trust employs 33 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Essential Properties Realty Trust stock price (NYSE: EPRT)

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Essential Properties Realty Trust shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-31.
Latest market close$25.60
52-week range$14.62 - $30.28
50-day moving average $28.03
200-day moving average $24.95
Wall St. target price$29.46
PE ratio 56.1205
Dividend yield $0.93 (3.12%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.53

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Essential Properties Realty Trust price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $25.6 from 2021-05-28

1 week (2021-07-22) N/A
1 month (2021-07-02) -6.26%
3 months (2021-04-30) -2.25%
6 months (2021-01-29) N/A
1 year (2020-07-29) N/A
2 years (2019-07-29) N/A
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Is Essential Properties Realty Trust under- or over-valued?

Valuing Essential Properties Realty Trust stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Essential Properties Realty Trust's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Essential Properties Realty Trust's P/E ratio

Essential Properties Realty Trust's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 56x. In other words, Essential Properties Realty Trust shares trade at around 56x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Essential Properties Realty Trust's EBITDA

Essential Properties Realty Trust's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $159.4 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Essential Properties Realty Trust's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Essential Properties Realty Trust financials

Revenue TTM $189.6 million
Operating margin TTM 49.87%
Gross profit TTM $159.3 million
Return on assets TTM 2.28%
Return on equity TTM 3.55%
Profit margin 29.8%
Book value $15.78
Market capitalisation $3.5 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Essential Properties Realty Trust shares

There are currently 2.8 million Essential Properties Realty Trust shares held short by investors – that's known as Essential Properties Realty Trust's "short interest". This figure is 19.7% down from 3.5 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Essential Properties Realty Trust shares can be evaluated.

Essential Properties Realty Trust's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Essential Properties Realty Trust's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Essential Properties Realty Trust shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Essential Properties Realty Trust shares traded daily (recently around 1.0 million). Essential Properties Realty Trust's SIR currently stands at 2.77. In other words for every 100,000 Essential Properties Realty Trust shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2770 shares are currently held short.

However Essential Properties Realty Trust's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Essential Properties Realty Trust shares, or, against the total number of tradable Essential Properties Realty Trust shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Essential Properties Realty Trust's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Essential Properties Realty Trust shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.024% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Essential Properties Realty Trust shares, roughly 24 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Essential Properties Realty Trust.

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Essential Properties Realty Trust share dividends

1%

Dividend payout ratio: 1.13% of net profits

Recently Essential Properties Realty Trust has paid out, on average, around 1.13% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.43% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Essential Properties Realty Trust shareholders could enjoy a 3.43% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Essential Properties Realty Trust's case, that would currently equate to about $0.93 per share.

While Essential Properties Realty Trust's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Essential Properties Realty Trust is investing more in its future growth.

Essential Properties Realty Trust's most recent dividend payout was on 14 July 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 28 June 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Essential Properties Realty Trust share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Essential Properties Realty Trust's shares have ranged in value from as little as $14.6238 up to $30.28. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

EPRT.US volatility(beta: 1.37)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Essential Properties Realty Trust's is 1.3669. This would suggest that Essential Properties Realty Trust's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Essential Properties Realty Trust overview

Essential Properties Realty Trust, Inc. , a real estate company, acquires, owns, and manages single-tenant properties in the United States. The company leases its properties to middle-market companies, such as restaurants, car washes, automotive services, medical and dental services, convenience stores, equipment rental, entertainment, early childhood education, and health and fitness on a long-term basis. As of December 31, 2020, it had a portfolio of 1,181 properties. The company qualifies as a real estate investment trust for federal income tax purposes. It generally would not be subject to federal corporate income taxes if it distributes at least 90% of its taxable income to its stockholders. The company was founded in 2016 and is headquartered in Princeton, New Jersey.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Essential Properties Realty Trust is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 1.363% of Essential Properties Realty Trust shares are held by insiders and 98.178% by institutions.
How many people work for Essential Properties Realty Trust?
Latest data suggests 33 work at Essential Properties Realty Trust.
When does the fiscal year end for Essential Properties Realty Trust?
Essential Properties Realty Trust's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Essential Properties Realty Trust based?
Essential Properties Realty Trust's address is: 902 Carnegie Center Boulevard, Princeton, NJ, United States, 08540
What is Essential Properties Realty Trust's ISIN number?
Essential Properties Realty Trust's international securities identification number is: US29670E1073
What is Essential Properties Realty Trust's CUSIP number?
Essential Properties Realty Trust's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 29670E107

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