Beacon Financial Group Cut Lamar Advertising Co (LAMR) Position By $343,064; EPR Properties (EPR) Had 2 Bullish Analysts

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Beacon Financial Group decreased Lamar Advertising Co (LAMR) stake by 4.01% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Beacon Financial Group sold 4,636 shares as Lamar Advertising Co (LAMR)’s stock declined 14.36%. The Beacon Financial Group holds 111,055 shares with $8.25M value, down from 115,691 last quarter. Lamar Advertising Co now has $6.78B valuation. The stock increased 0.67% or $0.46 during the last trading session, reaching $68.84. About 346,766 shares traded. Lamar Advertising Company (NASDAQ:LAMR) has declined 16.07% since May 22, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 27.62% the S&P500.

Among 12 analysts covering EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR), 2 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 17% are positive. EPR Properties has $80 highest and $5700 lowest target. $67.70’s average target is 12.29% above currents $60.29 stock price. EPR Properties had 30 analyst reports since September 17, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was downgraded by Bank of America on Monday, March 5 to “Hold”. The rating was maintained by FBR Capital on Wednesday, February 28 with “Hold”. As per Monday, February 5, the company rating was maintained by Ladenburg. The company was maintained on Thursday, November 9 by Ladenburg. The stock of EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) earned “Buy” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Friday, October 27. The stock has “Hold” rating by SunTrust on Monday, January 22. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the shares of EPR in report on Thursday, August 24 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Sell” rating by J.P. Morgan on Friday, December 15. The stock of EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, December 16 by JP Morgan. The firm has “Hold” rating by SunTrust given on Tuesday, April 3. See EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) latest ratings:

16/05/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Hold New Target: $63.0000 Maintain
09/05/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Old Rating: Hold New Rating: Hold Old Target: $61 New Target: $62 Maintain
03/04/2018 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Hold New Target: $57.0000 Maintain
26/03/2018 Broker: Ladenburg Thalmann Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Neutral Downgrade
13/03/2018 Broker: Citigroup Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $70 New Target: $60 Maintain
05/03/2018 Broker: Bank of America Rating: Hold New Target: $60.0 Downgrade
01/03/2018 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $68.0 Maintain
28/02/2018 Broker: FBR Capital Rating: Hold New Target: $80.0 Maintain
01/03/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Old Rating: Hold New Rating: Hold Old Target: $76 New Target: $61 Maintain
01/03/2018 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Sector Weight Downgrade

Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.50, from 1.5 in 2017Q3. It is negative, as 29 investors sold LAMR shares while 105 reduced holdings. 42 funds opened positions while 92 raised stakes. 81.15 million shares or 1.28% less from 82.20 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Utah Retirement System has 19,958 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Toronto Dominion National Bank holds 0% of its portfolio in Lamar Advertising Company (NASDAQ:REIT) for 2,000 shares. 91,998 are owned by Ancora Advsr Llc. Atlantic Tru Group Incorporated Limited Company holds 0% or 800 shares. Los Angeles Cap Mgmt And Equity Research Inc holds 0.01% in Lamar Advertising Company (NASDAQ:REIT) or 22,034 shares. Pnc Financial Service Group Inc reported 360,954 shares. Charter Tru reported 0.1% of its portfolio in Lamar Advertising Company (NASDAQ:REIT). Avenir invested in 0.07% or 10,520 shares. Liberty Mutual Group Asset Incorporated invested in 21,226 shares. Moreover, Benjamin F Edwards Co has 0% invested in Lamar Advertising Company (NASDAQ:REIT). Cubist Systematic Strategies Limited Liability Corp accumulated 2,452 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Cwm Ltd Limited Liability Company, Nebraska-based fund reported 306 shares. Northern Trust Corp owns 822,055 shares. Stevens Capital Mgmt Lp has 0.05% invested in Lamar Advertising Company (NASDAQ:REIT). Raymond James Assoc reported 30,481 shares.

Since December 14, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 sales for $3.04 million activity. MUMBLOW STEPHEN P had sold 4,000 shares worth $313,326 on Thursday, December 14. On Friday, May 4 ISTRE KEITH A sold $2.73M worth of Lamar Advertising Company (NASDAQ:REIT) or 41,075 shares.

Among 12 analysts covering Lamar Advertising (NASDAQ:LAMR), 6 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Lamar Advertising has $82 highest and $57 lowest target. $69.60’s average target is 1.10% above currents $68.84 stock price. Lamar Advertising had 21 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Monday, September 18 by Morgan Stanley. The stock has “Outperform” rating by FBR Capital on Thursday, November 5. The stock has “Neutral” rating by M Partners on Wednesday, August 9. Loop Capital initiated Lamar Advertising Company (NASDAQ:REIT) rating on Tuesday, September 13. Loop Capital has “Buy” rating and $82 target. Topeka Capital Markets upgraded it to “Buy” rating and $73 target in Tuesday, December 8 report. M Partners maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Wednesday, February 24 report. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Wednesday, February 24 by Wedbush. M Partners maintained the shares of LAMR in report on Thursday, March 8 with “Neutral” rating. The stock of Lamar Advertising Company (NASDAQ:REIT) earned “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Friday, February 9. M Partners maintained Lamar Advertising Company (NASDAQ:REIT) rating on Friday, January 8. M Partners has “Neutral” rating and $64.0 target.

More notable recent Lamar Advertising Company (NASDAQ:REIT) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Lamar Advertising Company Announces Cash Dividend on Common Stock” on May 17, 2018, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “3 High-Yield Stocks Still Worth Buying” published on May 21, 2018, Globenewswire.com published: “46th Annual JP Morgan Global Technology, Media and Communications Conference” on May 08, 2018. More interesting news about Lamar Advertising Company (NASDAQ:REIT) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Lamar Advertising Company Announces First Quarter 2018 Operating Results” published on May 02, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Lamar Advertising (LAMR) Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” with publication date: May 02, 2018.

Beacon Financial Group increased Wisdomtree Tr (DON) stake by 136,810 shares to 202,599 valued at $7.15M in 2017Q4. It also upped Ishares (IJH) stake by 5,304 shares and now owns 7,110 shares. Wisdomtree Tr (DES) was raised too.

More notable recent EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “EPR Properties: Mom, Are We There Yet?” on May 16, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “EPR Properties: Another Tenant Issue” published on April 25, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “EPR Properties: Surprises Can Be Good” on May 10, 2018. More interesting news about EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “EPR Properties 2018 Q1 – Results – Earnings Call Slides” published on May 10, 2018 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Investor Expectations to Drive Momentum within Plains Group Holdings, EnteroMedics, Vanda Pharmaceuticals …” with publication date: May 10, 2018.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.96 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.17, from 1.13 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, as 39 investors sold EPR Properties shares while 93 reduced holdings. 30 funds opened positions while 97 raised stakes. 63.21 million shares or 0.35% less from 63.43 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Moreover, Quantbot L P has 0.18% invested in EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) for 29,941 shares. Eii Capital has 0.25% invested in EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR). Advsrs Asset Mngmt Inc holds 0.02% or 16,719 shares in its portfolio. Daiwa Gru, a Japan-based fund reported 3.75M shares. Thrivent For Lutherans holds 0.01% or 34,210 shares in its portfolio. Huntington Bancorp holds 2,378 shares. Goldman Sachs Gp holds 549,553 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Us Fincl Bank De, Minnesota-based fund reported 36,251 shares. Crawford Counsel Inc holds 0.08% of its portfolio in EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) for 39,416 shares. Credit Suisse Ag reported 159,275 shares. Stratos Wealth Prns Ltd accumulated 614 shares. North Star Investment Mngmt stated it has 50 shares or 0% of all its holdings. The New York-based New York State Common Retirement Fund has invested 0.01% in EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR). Paragon Management holds 0.09% or 3,400 shares in its portfolio. Advantus Cap Mngmt Inc holds 41,261 shares or 0.07% of its portfolio.

The stock increased 3.01% or $1.76 during the last trading session, reaching $60.29. About 646,079 shares traded or 6.19% up from the average. EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) has declined 24.90% since May 22, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 36.45% the S&P500.

EPR Properties is a real estate investment trust. The company has market cap of $4.48 billion. It invests in the real estate markets of United States and Canada. It has a 18.33 P/E ratio. The firm develops, owns, leases and finances properties in select market divisions primarily related to entertainment, education and recreation.

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