Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Five Star Senior Living (NASDAQ:FVE) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report report published on Wednesday morning.

According to Zacks, “Five Star Quality Care, Inc. is in the business of leasing and operating senior living facilities, including senior apartments, assisted living facilities, congregate communities and nursing homes. “

Several other analysts have also recently weighed in on FVE. ValuEngine upgraded Five Star Senior Living from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report on Friday, June 1st. Cantor Fitzgerald restated a buy rating and set a $2.50 price target (down from $3.00) on shares of Five Star Senior Living in a report on Thursday, August 9th.

Five Star Senior Living stock opened at $0.89 on Wednesday. The stock has a market capitalization of $45.09 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of -1.68 and a beta of 0.63. The company has a current ratio of 0.72, a quick ratio of 0.72 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.07. Five Star Senior Living has a 12-month low of $0.75 and a 12-month high of $1.80.

Five Star Senior Living (NASDAQ:FVE) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 9th. The company reported ($0.48) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.15) by ($0.33). The firm had revenue of $343.10 million for the quarter. Five Star Senior Living had a negative return on equity of 36.10% and a negative net margin of 2.63%. equities analysts anticipate that Five Star Senior Living will post -1.14 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A hedge fund recently bought a new stake in Five Star Senior Living stock. Marquette Asset Management LLC acquired a new position in Five Star Senior Living Inc (NASDAQ:FVE) during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund acquired 128,444 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $193,000. Marquette Asset Management LLC owned 0.25% of Five Star Senior Living at the end of the most recent reporting period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 20.43% of the company’s stock.

About Five Star Senior Living

Five Star Senior Living Inc operates and manages senior living communities in the United States. It operates through Senior Living Communities, and Rehabilitation and Wellness segments. Its senior living communities comprise independent living communities, assisted living communities, and skilled nursing facilities (SNFs).

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