Analysts expect Senior Housing Properties Trust (NYSE:SNH) to announce earnings of $0.45 per share for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Three analysts have provided estimates for Senior Housing Properties Trust’s earnings, with the lowest EPS estimate coming in at $0.44 and the highest estimate coming in at $0.46. Senior Housing Properties Trust posted earnings of $0.12 per share in the same quarter last year, which would suggest a positive year-over-year growth rate of 275%. The business is scheduled to report its next earnings results on Friday, November 3rd.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Senior Housing Properties Trust will report full year earnings of $1.81 per share for the current financial year, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.74 to $1.86. For the next financial year, analysts forecast that the firm will report earnings of $1.87 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.82 to $1.92. Zacks’ EPS averages are a mean average based on a survey of sell-side research analysts that that provide coverage for Senior Housing Properties Trust.

Senior Housing Properties Trust (NYSE:SNH) last posted its quarterly 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. Senior Housing Properties Trust had a return on equity of 2.01% and a net margin of 6.43%. The firm had revenue of $265.01 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $260.72 million. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.47 earnings per share. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 1.4% compared to the same quarter last year.

A number of equities analysts have commented on the stock. Royal Bank Of Canada restated a “hold” rating and issued a $22.00 target price on shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust in a research note on Monday, July 24th. Jefferies Group LLC restated a “hold” rating and issued a $21.00 target price on shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust in a research note on Friday, May 12th. FBR & Co restated a “buy” rating and issued a $24.00 target price on shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust in a research note on Friday, June 30th. Finally, Cantor Fitzgerald restated a “buy” rating and issued a $24.00 target price on shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust in a research note on Friday, June 9th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $22.20.

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Senior Housing Properties Trust (SNH) opened at 19.47 on Wednesday. Senior Housing Properties Trust has a 1-year low of $17.14 and a 1-year high of $23.85.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, August 17th. Stockholders 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 8.01%.

Several institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in SNH. WFG Advisors LP increased its stake in shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust by 24.0% in the second quarter. WFG Advisors LP now owns 20,639 shares of the company’s stock valued at $422,000 after buying an additional 3,989 shares during the period. Cetera Investment Advisers purchased a new stake in shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust during the second quarter valued at $205,000. 1st Global Advisors Inc. increased its stake in shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust by 2.8% in the second quarter. 1st Global Advisors Inc. now owns 13,164 shares of the company’s stock valued at $269,000 after buying an additional 358 shares during the period. Ameritas Investment Partners Inc. increased its stake in shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust by 1.5% in the second quarter. Ameritas Investment Partners Inc. now owns 71,085 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,453,000 after buying an additional 1,060 shares during the period. Finally, M&R Capital Management Inc. increased its stake in shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust by 2.8% in the second quarter. M&R Capital Management Inc. now owns 24,635 shares of the company’s stock valued at $465,000 after buying an additional 680 shares during the period.

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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