SG Americas Securities LLC Increases Stock Holdings in Essential Properties Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:EPRT)

SG Americas Securities LLC increased its holdings in Essential Properties Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:EPRT) by 474.4% in the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 61,286 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 50,617 shares during the quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC owned about 0.06% of Essential Properties Realty Trust worth $1,299,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Other hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in the company. Dupont Capital Management Corp lifted its stake in Essential Properties Realty Trust by 47.9% in the fourth quarter. Dupont Capital Management Corp now owns 43,938 shares of the company’s stock worth $931,000 after acquiring an additional 14,224 shares during the period. Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. raised its holdings in Essential Properties Realty Trust by 6.2% in the third quarter. Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. now owns 1,053,453 shares of the company’s stock worth $19,300,000 after purchasing an additional 61,253 shares in the last quarter. H&H Retirement Design & Management INC bought a new position in Essential Properties Realty Trust in the third quarter worth $3,575,000. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can raised its holdings in Essential Properties Realty Trust by 10.6% in the third quarter. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can now owns 182,105 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,521,000 after purchasing an additional 17,440 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC raised its holdings in Essential Properties Realty Trust by 40.9% in the third quarter. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC now owns 46,290 shares of the company’s stock worth $848,000 after purchasing an additional 13,426 shares in the last quarter.

A number of research firms have issued reports on EPRT. Bank of America increased their price objective on Essential Properties Realty Trust from $16.00 to $17.50 and gave the stock an “underperform” rating in a report on Monday, November 16th. Raymond James raised their price target on Essential Properties Realty Trust from $23.00 to $24.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 12th. Credit Suisse Group raised their price target on Essential Properties Realty Trust from $21.00 to $24.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 27th. Truist raised their price target on Essential Properties Realty Trust from $22.00 to $23.00 in a report on Friday, December 11th. Finally, The Goldman Sachs Group initiated coverage on Essential Properties Realty Trust in a report on Friday, January 22nd. They set a “buy” rating for the company. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $19.45.

Shares of NYSE:EPRT opened at $23.55 on Tuesday. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.47 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 41.32 and a beta of 1.32. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.51, a quick ratio of 14.29 and a current ratio of 14.29. The stock’s 50-day simple moving average is $21.52 and its two-hundred day simple moving average is $19.67. Essential Properties Realty Trust, Inc. has a 52-week low of $6.08 and a 52-week high of $26.78.

Essential Properties Realty Trust Profile

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 services, convenience stores, entertainment, early childhood education, and health and fitness on a long-term basis.

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