Prudential Financial Inc. increased its position in Senior Housing Properties Trust (NYSE:SNH) by 0.8% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 2,564,510 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 20,275 shares during the period. Prudential Financial Inc. owned 1.08% of Senior Housing Properties Trust worth $52,418,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Mastrapasqua Asset Management Inc. boosted its stake in Senior Housing Properties Trust by 6.4% in the second quarter. Mastrapasqua Asset Management Inc. now owns 18,945 shares of the company’s stock worth $387,000 after buying an additional 1,145 shares in the last quarter. American Century Companies Inc. boosted its stake in Senior Housing Properties Trust by 399.9% in the second quarter. American Century Companies Inc. now owns 387,575 shares of the company’s stock worth $7,922,000 after buying an additional 310,048 shares in the last quarter. GAM Holding AG boosted its stake in Senior Housing Properties Trust by 2.3% in the second quarter. GAM Holding AG now owns 20,130 shares of the company’s stock worth $411,000 after buying an additional 458 shares in the last quarter. State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System boosted its stake in Senior Housing Properties Trust by 0.7% in the second quarter. State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System now owns 286,387 shares of the company’s stock worth $5,854,000 after buying an additional 1,990 shares in the last quarter. Finally, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA boosted its stake in Senior Housing Properties Trust by 52.2% in the second quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 293,798 shares of the company’s stock worth $6,005,000 after buying an additional 100,738 shares in the last quarter.

Shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust (NYSE:SNH) opened at 19.40 on Tuesday. Senior Housing Properties Trust has a 52 week low of $17.14 and a 52 week high of $23.85.

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

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, August 17th. Investors of record on Monday, July 24th were paid a dividend of $0.39 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, July 20th. This represents a $1.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 8.04%.

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A number of analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. Royal Bank Of Canada restated a “hold” rating and set a $22.00 target price on shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust in a research note on Monday, July 24th. FBR & Co restated a “buy” rating and set a $24.00 target price on shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust in a research note on Friday, June 30th. Cantor Fitzgerald restated a “buy” rating and set a $24.00 target price on shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust in a research note on Friday, June 9th. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC restated a “hold” rating and set a $21.00 target price on shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust in a research note on Friday, May 12th. One equities 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’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $22.20.

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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