Senior Housing Properties Trust (NYSE:SNH) – Research analysts at Jefferies Group dropped their FY2018 earnings estimates for shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust in a research report issued on Monday. Jefferies Group analyst O. Okusanya now anticipates that the company will post earnings of $1.92 per share for the year, down from their prior estimate of $1.94. Jefferies Group currently has a “Hold” rating and a $21.00 target price on the stock. Jefferies Group also issued estimates for Senior Housing Properties Trust’s FY2019 earnings at $1.94 EPS.

Senior Housing Properties Trust (NYSE:SNH) last released its earnings results on Thursday, August 3rd. The company reported $0.44 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.45 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $265.01 million during 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 firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 1.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.47 EPS. TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: “Equities Analysts Issue Forecasts for Senior Housing Properties Trust’s FY2018 Earnings (SNH)” was first reported by The Cerbat Gem and is the sole property of of The Cerbat Gem. If you are viewing this piece of content on another publication, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of US & international copyright and trademark law. The legal version of this piece of content can be viewed at https://www.thecerbatgem.com/2017/08/25/equities-analysts-issue-forecasts-for-senior-housing-properties-trusts-fy2018-earnings-snh.html.

Several other equities research analysts also recently commented on the company. Royal Bank Of Canada downgraded Senior Housing Properties Trust from an “outperform” rating to a “sector perform” rating and cut their price target for the company from $24.00 to $22.00 in a research note on Monday, May 15th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. FBR & Co restated a “buy” rating on shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust in a research note on Monday, May 8th. Finally, Cantor Fitzgerald restated a “buy” rating and set a $24.00 price target on shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust in a research note on Friday, June 9th. One investment 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. Senior Housing Properties Trust currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $22.20.

Senior Housing Properties Trust (NYSE:SNH) traded up 1.214% on Wednesday, reaching $19.595. 231,205 shares of the company were exchanged. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $19.30 and its 200-day moving average price is $20.40. Senior Housing Properties Trust has a 12-month low of $17.14 and a 12-month high of $23.85. The stock has a market capitalization of $4.65 billion and a P/E ratio of 39.190.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, August 17th. Stockholders of record on Monday, July 24th were given 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 8.06%.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Schroder Investment Management Group acquired a new position in Senior Housing Properties Trust during the second quarter worth approximately $107,000. Invictus RG acquired a new position in Senior Housing Properties Trust during the first quarter worth approximately $128,000. Ffcm LLC boosted its position in Senior Housing Properties Trust by 112.7% in the second quarter. Ffcm LLC now owns 7,661 shares of the company’s stock worth $158,000 after buying an additional 4,060 shares in the last quarter. Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC acquired a new position in Senior Housing Properties Trust during the second quarter worth approximately $205,000. Finally, Cetera Investment Advisers acquired a new position in Senior Housing Properties Trust during the second quarter worth approximately $205,000.

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.

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

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