In a just published Form 13, filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) reported that Cnl Lifestyle Properties Inc. has picked up 8,851,264 of common stock as of 2017-04-17.
The acquisition brings the aggregate amount owned by Cnl Lifestyle Properties Inc. to a total of 8,851,264 representing approximately 12.0% stake in the company.
For those not familiar with the company, EPR Properties is a specialty real estate investment trust. The Company’s investment portfolio includes primarily entertainment, education and recreation properties. The Company’s segments include Entertainment, Education, Recreation and Other. The Entertainment segment consists of investments in megaplex theatres, entertainment retail centers, family entertainment centers and other retail parcels. The Education segment consists of investments in public charter schools, early education centers and K-12 private schools. The Recreation segment consists of investments in ski areas, waterparks, golf entertainment complexes and other recreation. The Other segment consists primarily of land under ground lease, property under development and land held for development. As of December 31, 2016, the Company’s owned real estate portfolio of megaplex theatres consisted of approximately 10.6 million square feet.
A glance at EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR)’s key stats reveals a current market capitalization of 4.88 Billion based on 64.11 Million shares outstanding and a price at last close of $76.40 per share.
Looking at insider activity, there are a few transactions worth noting.
Specifically, on 2016-11-17, Brown picked up 1,907 at a purchase price of $67.64. This brings their total holding to 1,907 as of the date of the filing.
On the sell side, the most recent transaction saw Peterson unload 13,645 shares at a sale price of $74.61. This brings their total holding to 34,108.
It’s possible to gauge a company’s potential by tracking the activity of its major holders, as well as checking in on insider activity such as those transactions listed above. We’ll be keeping an eye on EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) as things move forward to see if its progress aligns with these transactions.
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