Five Star Senior Living Inc (NYSE:FVE) – Stock analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald decreased their FY2017 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of Five Star Senior Living in a note issued to investors on Tuesday. Cantor Fitzgerald analyst J. France now anticipates that the company will post earnings of ($0.54) per share for the year, down from their prior forecast of ($0.48). Cantor Fitzgerald currently has a “Buy” rating on the stock. Cantor Fitzgerald also issued estimates for Five Star Senior Living’s FY2018 earnings at ($0.43) EPS.

Five Star Senior Living (NYSE:FVE) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 3rd. The company reported ($0.16) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.13) by $0.03. The firm had revenue of $350.03 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $351.05 million. Five Star Senior Living had a negative return on equity of 16.89% and a negative net margin of 1.97%. TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: “FY2017 Earnings Estimate for Five Star Senior Living Inc (FVE) Issued By Cantor Fitzgerald” was first reported by Watch List News and is the sole property of of Watch List News. If you are reading this report on another website, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of US & international trademark & copyright laws. The correct version of this report can be read at https://www.watchlistnews.com/fy2017-earnings-estimate-for-five-star-senior-living-inc-fve-issued-by-cantor-fitzgerald/1468520.html.

Several other brokerages also recently weighed in on FVE. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Five Star Senior Living from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, May 8th. Jefferies Group LLC reduced their price target on Five Star Senior Living from $4.25 to $3.75 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a report on Monday, May 8th.

Five Star Senior Living (NYSE:FVE) opened at 1.55 on Thursday. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $1.62 and its 200-day moving average is $1.98. The stock’s market capitalization is $76.25 million. Five Star Senior Living has a 12-month low of $1.45 and a 12-month high of $3.04.

A number of large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Russell Investments Group Ltd. acquired a new stake in Five Star Senior Living during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $137,000. Prescott Group Capital Management L.L.C. increased its stake in Five Star Senior Living by 795.3% in the first quarter. Prescott Group Capital Management L.L.C. now owns 444,701 shares of the company’s stock valued at $956,000 after buying an additional 395,032 shares during the last quarter. Boston Partners increased its stake in Five Star Senior Living by 34.9% in the first quarter. Boston Partners now owns 454,844 shares of the company’s stock valued at $978,000 after buying an additional 117,611 shares during the last quarter. Phoenix Investment Adviser LLC increased its stake in Five Star Senior Living by 6.3% in the first quarter. Phoenix Investment Adviser LLC now owns 202,295 shares of the company’s stock valued at $435,000 after buying an additional 11,900 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Spark Investment Management LLC increased its stake in Five Star Senior Living by 16.2% in the first quarter. Spark Investment Management LLC now owns 128,509 shares of the company’s stock valued at $276,000 after buying an additional 17,909 shares during the last quarter.

About Five Star Senior Living

Five Star Senior Living Inc, formerly Five Star Quality Care, Inc, operates senior living communities, including independent living communities, assisted living communities and skilled nursing facilities (SNFs). The Company’s segments include senior living communities and rehabilitation and wellness.

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