Senior Housing Properties Trust (NASDAQ:SNH) – Stock analysts at Jefferies Financial Group increased their Q3 2018 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for Senior Housing Properties Trust in a note issued to investors on Friday, September 21st. Jefferies Financial Group analyst O. Okusanya now forecasts that the real estate investment trust will post earnings of $0.47 per share for the quarter, up from their prior forecast of $0.41. Jefferies Financial Group has a “Hold” rating on the stock. Jefferies Financial Group also issued estimates for Senior Housing Properties Trust’s FY2018 earnings at $1.60 EPS and FY2019 earnings at $1.84 EPS.

Senior Housing Properties Trust (NASDAQ:SNH) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 7th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.52 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.14 by $0.38. The firm had revenue of $277.25 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $277.31 million. Senior Housing Properties Trust had a return on equity of 13.68% and a net margin of 41.79%. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.07 EPS.

Other equities analysts have also recently issued reports about the company. BidaskClub cut Senior Housing Properties Trust from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 17th. B. Riley increased their target price on Senior Housing Properties Trust from $22.00 to $23.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 8th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Senior Housing Properties Trust from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $20.00 target price on the stock in a report on Thursday, August 2nd. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $19.00.

Senior Housing Properties Trust stock opened at $17.47 on Monday. The company has a market cap of $4.25 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.18, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.90 and a beta of 0.44. Senior Housing Properties Trust has a 52-week low of $14.86 and a 52-week high of $19.98. The company has a current ratio of 5.36, a quick ratio of 5.36 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.07.

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the stock. United Capital Financial Advisers LLC bought a new position in shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust in the 1st quarter worth $163,000. Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd purchased a new stake in Senior Housing Properties Trust in the 1st quarter valued at $166,000. Qube Research & Technologies Ltd purchased a new stake in Senior Housing Properties Trust in the 2nd quarter valued at $184,000. CIBC Asset Management Inc purchased a new stake in Senior Housing Properties Trust in the 2nd quarter valued at $185,000. Finally, Keybank National Association OH purchased a new stake in Senior Housing Properties Trust in the 2nd quarter valued at $191,000. Institutional investors own 73.17% of the company’s stock.

Senior Housing Properties Trust Company Profile

SNH is a real estate investment trust, or REIT, that owns medical office and life science properties, senior living communities 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.

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