Senior Housing Properties Trust (NASDAQ:SNH) – Research analysts at Jefferies Group raised their FY2018 earnings estimates for Senior Housing Properties Trust in a report released on Wednesday, May 16th. Jefferies Group analyst O. Okusanya now anticipates that the real estate investment trust will post earnings of $1.73 per share for the year, up from their previous forecast of $1.61. Jefferies Group also issued estimates for Senior Housing Properties Trust’s Q4 2018 earnings at $0.46 EPS and FY2019 earnings at $1.88 EPS.

Several other research firms also recently commented on SNH. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Senior Housing Properties Trust from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, January 27th. B. Riley set a $24.00 target price on Senior Housing Properties Trust and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 24th. Cantor Fitzgerald restated a “buy” rating on shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust in a research report on Wednesday, February 21st. ValuEngine downgraded Senior Housing Properties Trust from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, February 2nd. Finally, Wells Fargo cut their target price on Senior Housing Properties Trust from $17.50 to $16.00 and set an “underperform” rating for the company in a research report on Tuesday, March 20th. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Senior Housing Properties Trust has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $19.45.

Shares of SNH stock opened at $16.03 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 1.52, a current ratio of 1.52 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.07. Senior Housing Properties Trust has a 12 month low of $16.12 and a 12 month high of $16.24. The company has a market capitalization of $3.81 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 10.15, a PEG ratio of 2.44 and a beta of 0.39.

Senior Housing Properties Trust (NASDAQ:SNH) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May 9th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.45 EPS for the quarter, hitting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.45. Senior Housing Properties Trust had a return on equity of 10.55% and a net margin of 32.36%. The company had revenue of $275.80 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $271.43 million. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.46 EPS. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 4.2% on a year-over-year basis.

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the business. Certified Advisory Corp bought a new position in Senior Housing Properties Trust in the 4th quarter valued at $100,000. Mycio Wealth Partners LLC bought a new position in Senior Housing Properties Trust in the 4th quarter valued at $199,000. United Capital Financial Advisers LLC bought a new position in Senior Housing Properties Trust in the 1st quarter valued at $163,000. Greenleaf Trust bought a new position in Senior Housing Properties Trust in the 4th quarter valued at $219,000. Finally, Jane Street Group LLC bought a new position in Senior Housing Properties Trust in the 4th quarter valued at $220,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 75.64% of the company’s stock.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, May 17th. Shareholders of record on Monday, April 30th were given a $0.39 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, April 27th. This represents a $1.56 annualized dividend and a yield of 9.73%. Senior Housing Properties Trust’s payout ratio is 98.73%.

Senior Housing Properties Trust Company Profile

SNH is a real estate investment trust, or REIT, which owns senior living communities, medical office and life science properties and wellness centers throughout the United States. SNH is managed by the operating subsidiary of The RMR Group Inc (Nasdaq: RMR), or RMR Inc, an alternative asset management company that is headquartered in Newton, MA.

Earnings History and Estimates for Senior Housing Properties Trust (NASDAQ:SNH)

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