Media coverage about Senior Housing Properties Trust (NYSE:SNH) has been trending positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Senior Housing Properties Trust earned a coverage optimism score of 0.27 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the company an impact score of 47.8226363868851 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern’s rankings:

Senior Housing Properties Trust (NYSE SNH) opened at 19.05 on Thursday. The stock has a market cap of $4.53 billion and a P/E ratio of 31.80. Senior Housing Properties Trust has a 12 month low of $17.14 and a 12 month high of $23.85. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $20.10 and a 200-day moving average of $20.40.

Senior Housing Properties Trust (NYSE:SNH) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, August 3rd. The company reported $0.44 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.45 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $265.01 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $260.72 million. Senior Housing Properties Trust had a return on equity of 2.01% and a net margin of 6.43%. The business’s revenue was up 1.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.47 earnings per share. On average, equities analysts forecast that Senior Housing Properties Trust will post $0.61 EPS 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 given a dividend of $0.39 per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, July 20th. This represents a $1.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 8.19%.

A number of research firms have commented on SNH. Royal Bank Of Canada reissued a “hold” rating and set a $22.00 target price on shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust in a research report on Monday, June 19th. Jefferies Group LLC reissued a “hold” rating and set a $21.00 target price on shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust in a research report on Friday, May 12th. Cantor Fitzgerald reissued a “buy” rating and set a $24.00 target price on shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust in a research report on Friday, June 9th. Finally, FBR & Co reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust in a research report on Monday, May 8th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $22.67.

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About Senior Housing Properties Trust

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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