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Essential Properties Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:EPRT): A Fundamentally Attractive Investment

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Essential Properties Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:EPRT) is a company with exceptional fundamental characteristics. Upon building up an investment case for a stock, we should look at various aspects. In the case of EPRT, it is a company with a an impressive history of dividend payments as well as a excellent future outlook. In the following section, I expand a bit more on these key aspects. For those interested in digger a bit deeper into my commentary, take a look at the report on Essential Properties Realty Trust here.

Reasonable growth potential average dividend payer

EPRT is an attractive stock for growth-seeking investors, with an expected earnings growth of 22% in the upcoming year. Earnings growth is paired with an eye-catching top-line trajectory of 72%, which indicates a high-quality bottom-line expansion, as opposed to those driven simple by unsustainable cost-cutting activities.

NYSE:EPRT Past and Future Earnings, March 6th 2019

EPRT’s high dividend payments make it one of the best dividend stocks on the market, and it has also been able to maintain it at a level in which net income is able to cover dividend payments.

NYSE:EPRT Historical Dividend Yield, March 6th 2019

Next Steps:

For Essential Properties Realty Trust, I’ve put together three pertinent aspects you should further examine:

  1. Historical Performance: What has EPRT’s returns been like over the past? Go into more detail in the past track record analysis and take a look at the free visual representations of our analysis for more clarity.
  2. Valuation: What is EPRT worth today? Is the stock undervalued, even when its growth outlook is factored into its intrinsic value? The intrinsic value infographic in our free research report helps visualize whether EPRT is currently mispriced by the market.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of EPRT? Explore our interactive list of stocks with large potential to get an idea of what else is out there you may be missing!

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