Shares of EPR Properties
tumbled as much as 9.5% intraday before bouncing to be down 6.9% midday Wednesday, after the real estate investment trust (REIT) commented on
Cineworld Group PLC's disclosure that it was evaluating options for additional liquidity and a balance sheet restructuring. EPR noted that U.K.-based movie theater operator Cineworld is the parent of entities that lease EPR's Regal
theaters; cinema chain operator Regal Entertainment is a Cineworld subsidiary. Cineworld's U.S.-listed shares plummeted 56.8% to a record low. EPS said in an 8-K filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission that it intends to have discussions with investors, analysts and securities advisers to disclose certain previously undisclosed information, including: "Regal is current on all payments due EPR" as of Wednesday, and that the company "is not in current negotiations with Regal or Cineworld regarding their obligations to EPR Properties." EPS shares have gained 0.4% over the past three months while the S&P 500 has advanced 4.5%.Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.Weiter zum vollständigen Artikel bei "Market Watch"