Honeywell International Inc. bought a new position in shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust (NYSE:SNH) during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm bought 25,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $511,000.

A number of other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in SNH. Rational Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in Senior Housing Properties Trust during the first quarter worth $504,000. BlackRock Inc. boosted its position in Senior Housing Properties Trust by 5,222.5% in the first quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 24,977,660 shares of the company’s stock worth $505,798,000 after buying an additional 24,508,377 shares during the last quarter. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans boosted its position in Senior Housing Properties Trust by 4.3% in the first quarter. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans now owns 101,131 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,048,000 after buying an additional 4,170 shares during the last quarter. Rafferty Asset Management LLC boosted its position in Senior Housing Properties Trust by 260.5% in the first quarter. Rafferty Asset Management LLC now owns 42,672 shares of the company’s stock worth $864,000 after buying an additional 30,836 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Geode Capital Management LLC boosted its position in Senior Housing Properties Trust by 9.2% in the first quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 2,548,020 shares of the company’s stock worth $51,597,000 after buying an additional 214,196 shares during the last quarter.

Senior Housing Properties Trust (SNH) opened at 19.05 on Thursday. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $19.87 and its 200-day moving average price is $20.40. The company has a market capitalization of $4.53 billion and a PE ratio of 31.80. Senior Housing Properties Trust has a 12-month low of $17.14 and a 12-month high of $23.85.

Senior Housing Properties Trust (NYSE:SNH) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, August 3rd. The company reported $0.44 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.45 by $0.01. Senior Housing Properties Trust had a net margin of 6.43% and a return on equity of 2.01%. The business had revenue of $265.01 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $260.72 million. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.47 earnings per share. Senior Housing Properties Trust’s quarterly revenue was up 1.4% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities analysts anticipate that Senior Housing Properties Trust will post $0.61 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, August 17th. Stockholders of record on Monday, July 24th will be paid a dividend of $0.39 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 20th. This represents a $1.56 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 8.19%.

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A number of equities analysts have issued reports on the company. Royal Bank Of Canada restated a “hold” rating and set a $22.00 price target on shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust in a report on Monday, July 24th. FBR & Co restated a “buy” rating on shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust in a report on Monday, May 8th. Cantor Fitzgerald restated a “buy” rating and set a $24.00 price target on shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust in a report on Friday, June 9th. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC restated a “hold” rating and set a $21.00 price target on shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust in a report on Friday, May 12th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. Senior Housing Properties Trust presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $22.67.

Senior Housing Properties Trust Company Profile

Senior Housing Properties Trust is a real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company’s segments include triple net senior living communities that provide short term and long term residential care and other services for residents; managed senior living communities that provide short term and long term residential care and other services for residents; properties leased to medical providers, medical related businesses, clinics and biotech laboratory tenants (MOBs), and all other, including certain properties that offer wellness, fitness and spa services to members.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Senior Housing Properties Trust (NYSE:SNH)

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