AlphaMark Advisors LLC bought a new position in shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust (NYSE:SNH) during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm bought 14,950 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $306,000.

A number of other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the stock. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its position in shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust by 5.1% in the first quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 41,184,214 shares of the company’s stock worth $833,981,000 after buying an additional 2,017,007 shares during the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. increased its position in shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust by 5,222.5% in the first quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 24,977,660 shares of the company’s stock valued at $505,798,000 after buying an additional 24,508,377 shares in the last quarter. State Street Corp increased its position in shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust by 0.3% in the first quarter. State Street Corp now owns 10,522,293 shares of the company’s stock valued at $213,077,000 after buying an additional 33,747 shares in the last quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. increased its position in shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust by 3.4% in the second quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. now owns 7,161,923 shares of the company’s stock valued at $146,390,000 after buying an additional 236,699 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. increased its position in shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust by 18.6% in the second quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 4,672,493 shares of the company’s stock valued at $95,506,000 after buying an additional 733,975 shares in the last quarter.

Senior Housing Properties Trust (NYSE SNH) opened at 19.60 on Thursday. Senior Housing Properties Trust has a 12 month low of $17.14 and a 12 month high of $23.85.

Senior Housing Properties Trust (NYSE:SNH) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 3rd. The company reported $0.44 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the 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 for the quarter was up 1.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.47 earnings per share. On average, equities analysts expect that Senior Housing Properties Trust will post $0.61 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, August 17th. Investors of record on Monday, July 24th were issued a dividend of $0.39 per share. This represents a $1.56 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 7.96%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, July 20th.

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SNH has been the subject of several analyst reports. Royal Bank Of Canada downgraded Senior Housing Properties Trust from an “outperform” rating to a “sector perform” rating and reduced their price objective for the stock from $24.00 to $22.00 in a research report on Monday, May 15th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Jefferies Group LLC reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $21.00 price objective on shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust in a research report on Friday, May 12th. FBR & Co reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust in a research report on Monday, May 8th. Cantor Fitzgerald reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $24.00 price objective on shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust in a research report on Friday, June 9th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded Senior Housing Properties Trust from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. The company has an average 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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