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How to buy Essential Properties Realty Trust (EPRT) stocks in Canada

Learn how to easily invest in Essential Properties Realty Trust stocks.

Essential Properties Realty Trust is a reit-diversified business based in the US. Essential Properties Realty Trust stocks (EPRT.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $27.27 – a decrease of 4.26% over the previous week. Essential Properties Realty Trust employs 33 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $206.3 million.

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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 2022-01-18.
Latest market close$26.76
52-week range$19.40 - $32.34
50-day moving average $28.21
200-day moving average $28.14
Wall St. target price$33.50
PE ratio 43.0945
Dividend yield $0.98 (3.72%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.64

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Is it a good time to buy Essential Properties Realty Trust stock?

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Essential Properties Realty Trust price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $26.76 from 2022-01-19

1 week (2022-01-13) -4.26%
1 month (2021-12-20) 0.68%
3 months (2021-10-20) -9.23%
6 months (2021-07-20) -7.05%
1 year (2021-01-20) 27.01%
2 years (2020-01-17) 3.72%
3 years (2019-01-18) 82.29%
5 years (2017-01-16) N/A

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 43x. In other words, Essential Properties Realty Trust shares trade at around 43x 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 $175.7 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 $206.3 million
Operating margin TTM 52.17%
Gross profit TTM $159.3 million
Return on assets TTM 2.44%
Return on equity TTM 4.11%
Profit margin 34.78%
Book value $15.97
Market capitalisation $3.3 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Essential Properties Realty Trust share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 79.37% of net profits

Recently Essential Properties Realty Trust has paid out, on average, around 79.37% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.72% 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 3.72% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Essential Properties Realty Trust's case, that would currently equate to about $0.98 per share.

Essential Properties Realty Trust's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

Essential Properties Realty Trust's most recent dividend payout was on 12 January 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 29 December 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 $19.3985 up to $32.3368. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

EPRT.US volatility(beta: 1.42)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 1.4243. 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.

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